Jerami Grant trade grades: Pistons send forward to Trail Blazers for future first-round pick, per report
The Detroit Pistons have agreed to trade forward Jerami Grant
Most notably, the Pistons and Blazers have swapped
second-round picks in this year's draft. The Pistons now have No.
Grant is entering the final year of his contract and was not a long-term piece for the rebuilding
Pistons who will now forge ahead with Cade Cunningham and $43 million in cap space for free agency.
However, it's worth noting that Grant is eligible for an extension this offseason
will be looking for a deal worth as much as $112 million over four years.
The Jerami Grant-Detroit Pistons partnership
was never long for this world. When Grant signed his three-year,
hile the past two seasons didn't amount to much in terms of winning,
the pairing ended up being positive for both parties.
At first glance, this seems like a low return for Grant, and it's fair to wonder if the Pistons could have gotten
more in return from a desperate contender if they had moved him at last season's trade deadline.
In the end, the Pistons got the first rounder they were looking for -- though they won't
No one wants this to be a multi-year rebuild, though, especially with Lillard now on the wrong side of 30.
The roster is essentially a blank slate outside of Lillard and some young players,
the plan is to build a team that can compete for a playoff spot again right away.
The first step was to go out and acquire Grant, who Lillard has been advocating for,
per Wojnarowski. Grant should be a perfect fit as a versatile forward who will