Who is Davonte Pack friend of Ja Morant seen in Instagram gun video and reason for arrest warrant

Who is Davonte Pack friend of Ja Morant seen in Instagram gun video and reason for arrest warrant

Here is all you need to know about Davonte Pack, who was present in Ja Morant gun video on Instagram and is a long-time friend of the Grizzlies star 

The NBA has given Grizzlies guard Ja Morant a 25-game suspension following his second reported social media incident involving the displaying of a gun. After the initial incident in March, an eight-game penalty was given.

Who is Davonte Pack friend of Ja Morant seen in viral Instagram gun video and reason for arrest warrant

On Friday, June 16, the NBA declared that Morant will be punished “for conduct detrimental to the league” after he appeared in an Instagram Live video posing with a gun. These investigation results are included in the NBA’s statement:

The league office found that, on May 13, Morant intentionally and prominently displayed a gun while in a car with several other individuals as they were leaving a social gathering in Memphis.”

Davonte Pack, who is connected to the Instagram account where the live video was released, appeared to be one of the people in attendance. Davonte Pack, here is what we know about Morant’s lifelong pal, who has made headlines several times recently, have a look.

Who is Davonte Pack?

Ja Morant has known Davonte Pack for their entire lives. Pack, like Morant, is a native of Sumter, S.C., and he earned his high school graduation in 2017. The current Pelicans forward Zion Williamson and the two played AAU basketball together for the South Carolina Hornets when they were kids.

Pack may be seen wearing what seems to be a No. 7 jersey to the left of Morant and Williamson in the now-famous picture of their AAU team.


Furthermore, Pack is the creator of the company “MBNO,” which stands for “My Brothers, No Others.” Morant has been spotted wearing it at sporting events.


Arrest warrant issued for Davonte Pack

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warrant for Pack’s arrest, The Daily Memphian reported on July 10. They, in a statement stated:

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office obtained a warrant for the arrest of Davonte Pack, who has been charged with simple assault in relation to the July 2022 altercation involving Mr. Pack, Memphis Grizzlies basketball player Ja Morant, and a juvenile basketball player at Mr. Morant’s residence in Eads.”

Pack is a co-defendant in the civil case filed by a teenager Joshua Holloway, who accused the two of striking him during a pick-up basketball game at Morant’s residence.

Pack is accused with misdemeanour assault with the intent to cause serious injury in the warrant. Due to a lack of evidence, the Shelby County District Attorney decided not to charge Morant with anything.


Why is Davonte Pack suspended from Grizzlies games?

Due to his involvement in an incident that occurred during a game on January 29, Davonte Pack was prohibited from attending Grizzlies home games at FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. When Morant’s father, Tee, and Pack got into a verbal altercation with a few Pacers players while the Pacers were hosting the Grizzlies from courtside, an incident started.

Pack was led off the court, according to Damichael Cole of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis. The Athletic said that the incident got worse following the game as:

acquaintances of [Morant] aggressively confronted members of the Pacers traveling party near the team’s bus in the loading area of FedExForum.”

It further says:

later someone in a slow-moving SUV — which Morant was riding in — trained a red laser on them.”



Davonte Pack basketball career

Pack went to Lakewood High School in Sumter, South Carolina, whereas Morant attended Crestwood High School in Sumter. According to MaxPreps, Pack’s Lakewood squad defeated Crestwood and Morant twice as seniors.

After playing for Cowley Community College in Arkansas City, Kansas, Pack transferred to NAIA Friends University in Witchita, Kansas, where he continued his collegiate career. Over the course of three seasons at Friends University, Pack averaged 15.0 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game. After the 2020–21 season, he was named an Honourable Mention to the NAIA All–America Team.