(CNN) — Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant is suspended An Instagram Live video showing him flashing a gun while riding a vehicle after a team activity went viral on social media on Sunday, two months after the athlete was banned for the same video.
Morant has been suspended from all team activities by the Grizzlies “pending league review.” He announced on TwitterAdding that the team had no further comment.
It is not known when or where the video was filmed. CNN has reached out to Morant’s representative, the Grizzlies and the NBA for comment.
In March NBA suspended Morant Denver has been suspended for eight games without pay for “conduct detrimental to the league” after being seen in another Instagram Live video with a gun at a nightclub in Glendale, Colorado.
At the time, the league said the investigation “did not conclude that the gun was Morant’s; He brought it to the nightclub or was seen shortly after it. The investigation did not find Morant traveling with the team or possessing the gun at any NBA facility.
Glendale police have not filed charges. on Morant.
Morant met with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after the Denver incident. 23 years old He told ESPN. They had an open discussion.
Morant’s behavior was “irresponsible, reckless and potentially very dangerous,” Silver said in a statement. It has serious consequences, especially given his huge following and influence among young fans who look up to him.
“He has expressed his sincere sadness and remorse for his behavior. He has made it clear to me that Jae has learned from this incident and understands his obligations and responsibilities to the Memphis Grizzlies and the broader NBA community beyond his play on the court,” the statement said.
Later in March, Morant He apologizedSpeaking to reporters, he said he had received counseling to deal with his anxiety and promised to “feel more responsible.”
“I’m completely disappointed by it (the ban),” Morant said at the time. “So my job now is, like I said, to be more responsible, smarter and make sure it doesn’t happen again.”
They attributed the incident in part to stress.
I went to a council (in Florida) to learn how to manage stress. What led me to make a mistake was dealing with stress in a more positive way than the ways I had tried to deal with it in the past.”
Morant was born in South Carolina and attended Murray State University before being drafted by the Grizzlies during the 2019 NBA Draft. He was named NBA Rookie of the Year at the end of his first season.
The Grizzlies’ season ended last month when they were eliminated by the LA Lakers.