The NBA has launched an inquiry following Ja Morant's social media remark.

The Memphis Grizzlies announced Saturday that Ja Morant will miss at least the next two games after the NBA.

started an investigation into a social media clip in which the guard live streamed himself clutching what appeared to be a gun at a nightclub.

The Grizzlies announced his absence from the team on Saturday afternoon, prompting the superstar guard to deliver an apology.

Morant streamed the video to his Instagram profile, and it was not archived once he stopped streaming. 

The Grizzlies played in Denver on Friday night before flying to Los Angeles on Saturday to face the Clippers on Sunday and the Lakers on Tuesday.

If the league discovers wrongdoing, it may punish or suspend Morant. According to the Grizzlies' statement.

Morant could return to the court against Golden State on Thursday. It was unclear whether he would accompany the Grizzlies on their journey to Los Angeles.

Memphis now ranks second in the Western Conference, led by Morant, a two-time All-Star who averages 27.1 points and 8.2 assists per game.


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