Police perform wellness check on Ja Morant after cryptic social media posts, say he’s ‘fine’

Authorities said a wellness check on Morant showed he is "fine."

(CNN) — Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies say Ja Morant “is fine” after authorities performed a wellness check at the Memphis Grizzlies star guard’s home on Wednesday.

The check came after Morant, according to multiple published reports, posted and then deleted messages to his Instagram Stories on Wednesday morning telling various family members he loved them before writing “bye.”

CNN’s Rebekah Riess contributed to this report

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