Memphis Zoo Names Baby Giraffe After Ja Morant

MEMPHIS (AP)- The Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant is pretty tall.

The new kid in town will be taller.

The Memphis Zoo said Thursday that it has named a newborn reticulated giraffe after the 6-foot-3-inch guard and the reigning NBA rookie of the year.

The calf’s name: Ja Raffe.

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