Ja Morant to compete with the likes of Stephen Curry, Lebron James, Giannis and others in the upcoming Sportsman of the Year
Morant has already taken home the NBA Most Improved Player award, which he subsequently bequeathed to his teammate Desmond Bane.
He also recently took home a couple of 2022 NBA Fan Favorite awards. His Feb. 28 dunk over San Antonio Spurs big man Jakob Poeltl was named the Dunk of the Year.
He was also on the receiving end of the Assist of the Year when Steven Adams heaved a full-court, alley-oop inbound pass to beat the halftime buzzer during the same game.
Ja Morant to compete with the likes of Stephen Curry, Lebron James, Giannis and others in the upcoming….
Memphis Grizzlies superstar Ja Morant up for BET Sportsman of the Year
Now, Morant is up for another award— the 2022 BET Sportsman of the Year. He’s been nominated alongside some of the best athletes in the world and we’ll find out if he wins this prestigious award on June 26 on BET at 7 PM CT.
Here are the nominees for the award:
Aaron Donald, Super Bowl LVI Champion with the LA Rams
Bubba Wallace, finished 2nd in the Daytona 500
Giannis Antetokounmpo, 2021 NBA Champion and NBA Finals MVP
Ja Morant, 2020 NBA ROTY, 2022 NBA All-Star starter and 2022 All-NBA
LeBron James, second NBA player to become a billionaire and 4x NBA Champion
Stephen Curry, 2022 NBA Finals competitor and 3x NBA Champion
One of these premiere athletes will be named the 2022 BET Sportsman of the Year award. Here’s how the nominees were determined, according to the network:
BET Awards 2022 nominations are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which is comprised of an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of music, television, film, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, influencers, and creative arts.