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The 21-year-old put on an electric 35-point performance to secure the 8-seed. His clutch-time scoring was key for his team down the stretch. Memphis advanced to play the Utah Jazz in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Sunday.
Morant received plenty of recognition for his performance on social media:
Morant's 35-point performance leads Grizzlies to 8-seed with OT win over Warriors
Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies weather multiple Steph Curry storms and take down Golden State in overtime to advance to the playoffs.