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Carmelo Anthony with a 3-pointer vs the Portland Trail Blazers

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Ja Morant is showing he should have been the No 1 draft pick all along

Forget the NBA’s top five point guards. Right now the Memphis Grizzlies’ young star looks like a top-five player who should have been the No 1 pick over Zion Williamson in the first place Basketball is a little man’s game now. And in a league where layups and threes rule, Memphis guard Ja Morant (above), not Zion Williamson, is the player with the greater upside. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images With the first pick in the 2019 NBA draft, the New Orleans Pelicans made the obvious choice. Back t