Jerami Grant trade grades: Pistons send forward to Trail Blazers for future first-round pick, per report
The Pistons will get a 2025 first via the Milwaukee Bucks
The Detroit Pistons have agreed to trade forward Jerami Grant to the Portland
Most notably, the Pistons and Blazers have swapped second-round picks in this year's draft.
In addition, the Pistons will receive a 2025 second-round pick from the Blazers
Detroit will also receive a $21 million trade exception as part of the deal.
Moving Grant always made sense, but it's surprising the Pistons weren't able to command more of a return.
However, it's worth noting that Grant is eligible for an extension this offseason and will be looking for a deal worth as much as $112 million over four years.
There were likely few teams willing to pay Grant and give him the role he desired
have now added a versatile forward to the mix as they try to re-tool around Damian Lillard.
Pistons receive:2022 second-round pick via Portland2025 first-round pick via Milwaukee (protected Nos. 1-4)2025 second-round pick via Portland2026 second-round pick (better selection between Portland and New Orleans)$21 million trade exception
The Pistons wanted someone who could soak up offensive responsibility and would have trade value on the back-end.
The Pistons got a bunch of extra draft picks for someone who was never going to be part of their plans long-term.
Any team trading for Grant would have to be willing to pay him his next contract
the fact that they took this deal is a good indication of what sort of offers were out there.