The series between the Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies is currently tied 1-1.
So far, it’s been one heck of a series, with some crazy shots, wild plays, a couple of ejections, and multiple superstars.
One of those superstars, Ja Morant, is really making a name for himself.
This is his first postseason and that means that millions more people are noticing him.
Based upon online metrics, he is definitely being noticed.
Which players have generated the most views on the @NBA’s social-media platforms during the playoffs?
1. Ja Morant, 149.3M
2. Steph Curry, 88.M
3. Jayson Tatum, 56M
4. Chris Paul, 48.8M
5. Giannis Antetokounmpo, 46.2M
Morant’s dunk against the Wolves has generated 44M views. pic.twitter.com/tB78e0xA4m
— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) May 5, 2022
Morant is creating the most views on the NBA’s social media platforms during the playoffs.
Meanwhile, Jayson Tatum has created 56 million views and Steph Curry has 88 million.
Then there is Morant, who has racked up an enormous 149.3 million views during the playoffs.
He’s taken the top spot in a huge way and has truly exploded online.
Has Morant just become the NBA’s biggest superstar?
Morant Has Arrived
Morant has been on fire all season long, averaging 27.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 6.7 assists.
More than that, he’s been creating some wild plays throughout the year and has made the Twitterverse go wild with some of his highlights.
In the playoffs, Morant has shown that he has what it takes and is taking this challenge seriously.
With 26.3 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 10.1 assists, Morant has reached another level of performance in the postseason.
He has said again and again all season long that he wants his Grizzlies to go all the way to the Finals and it looks like they really could.
Aside from the points and rebounds and assists, Morant is just plain fun to watch.
He is one of those exciting players who does incredible work on the floor but also looks magnificent at the same time.
That’s why so many people are opening their eyes to him: he’s just an absolute blast.