Sam Amick thinks the NBA will suspend Ja Morant 20+ games

Jun 15, 2023, 8:36 AM

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE - APRIL 26: Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies looks on against the Los Ange...

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The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to recap the 2022-23 NBA season, discuss what’s next for the championship-winning Denver Nuggets, predict Ja Morant’s incoming suspension, and much more.

Plus: Will upcoming NBA free agents consider joining the Sacramento Kings following their successful season?

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Topics Discussed

  • Was this one of the most unpredictable seasons in recent memory?
  • Will Denver be in the mix for the years to come?
  • How has NBA commissioner Adam Silver handled the Ja Morant situation?
  • What kind of suspension will Morant be handed?
  • Sam expects “maybe 25 games” for Morant’s suspension
  • Will we see a lot of movement around the league this offseason?
  • Could we see the Portland Trail Blazers move Damian Lillard?
  • Can the Miami Heat bring in a third star this summer?
  • Is there a possibility that the New Orleans Pelicans will trade Zion Williamson?
  • Will NBA free agents consider joining the Kings following this season’s success?
  • Thoughts on Bobby Jackson joining Philadelphia 76ers head coach Nick Nurse’s staff

Listen to The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross from 6 – 10 a.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140.

Click here for full episodes of The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross.

NBA Offseason Schedule

  • Thursday, June 22– 2023 NBA Draft
  • Friday, June 30– Free Agent negotiating period begins
  • Thursday, July 6– Free Agents can begin signing deals
  • Friday, July 7–Monday, July 17– NBA Summer League in Las Vegas
  • August TBD– 2023-24 NBA regular season schedule release
  • September TBD– NBA training camps begin

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