NBA Top Shot is a blockchain-based platform that allows fans to buy, sell and trade numbered versions of specific, officially-licensed video highlights from NBA games. You can read more on NBA Top Shot here if you're interested.
These specific moments we select are not associated with NBA Top Shot and will not necessarily be made into a real Top Shot moment. This is simply to highlight some of the best plays in a given night that we believe could be deserving of a special Top Shot moment.
So without further ado, your NBA Top Shot Moment of the night:
#NBATopShotThis: Ja Morant's showcase vertical in alley-oop slam
When Ja Morant is the game, there is no shortage of highlight plays as the reigning Rookie of the Year ensures there is at least one from each game.
In this one against the league-leading Utah Jazz, the second of two on consecutive nights, Morant is on the run on a fastbreak.
He dishes the rock out to his backcourt mate DeAnthony Melton, only to get it back and finish the alley-oop lob with a thunderous right slam.
🛫 Ja takes off! 🛬pic.twitter.com/1S8OE99Gk9- NBA (@NBA) March 28, 2021
With the slam, the 21-year-old, who had a 44-inch vertical prior to the 2019 NBA Draft, puts his insane hops on display.
He already has a ton of plays on the Top Shot marketplace, ranging from $73 USD to as much as $240,000 (USD).
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