Home   Post  My News   Why News Page? $5 One Post Upgrade To Write

Portland Trail Blazers acquiring forward Jerami Grant from Detroit Pistons for a protected 2025 1st-round pick, sources say

UniqueThis 2 Jun 22
Woj: Blazers coveted Jerami Grant (1:11)

Adrian Wojnarowski talks Portland's trade with Detroit for Jerami Grant and how the Trail Blazers plan to shape the roster around Damian Lillard. (1:11)

6:13 PM ET

The Portland Trail Blazers are acquiring Detroit Pistons forward Jerami Grant for a protected 2025 first-round pick and additional draft assets, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.

The Blazers have been pursuing Grant to pair with All-NBA guard Damian Lillard for over a year and now land him and absorb his $21 million salary using a trade exception, sources said.

The Milwaukee Bucks' pick is protected 1 through 4. The deal also includes Detroit acquiring Portland's No. 36 pick in Thursday's NBA draft for the Blazers at No. 46, as well as a 2025 second-round pick that Detroit had owed Portland, sources said. The Pistons also get a 2026 second-round pick from the Blazers, which will be the most favorable between Portland's and the New Orleans Pelicans'.

The deal delivers the Pistons $43 million in salary cap space for free agency, and gives them the fifth and 36th picks in Thursday's draft.

New Blazers GM Joe Cronin has overhauled the Blazers roster, and now moves toward making his first draft pick at No. 7 on Thursday night.

Grant, 28, is eligible to sign a four-year, $112 million extension beginning in December. He's entering the final year of his contract.

See all
23203 news found.
Grid View
List View
  • USC, UCLA moving from Pac-12 to Big Ten in 2024


    USC and UCLA were notified Thursday night that their application to join the Big Ten has been accepted.

    Added by UniqueThis
    6 0 0
  • Kevin Durant requests trade from Brookyn Nets

    ESPN - TOP

    Kevin Durant has requested a trade from Brooklyn, his business manager told ESPN, but the Nets are not buoyed to honoring any of KD's preferred destinations and plan to make a deal that allows them&he...

    Added by UniqueThis
    5 0 0
  • Source - Deshaun Watson's disciplinary hearing over after three days, no timetable for ruling

    ESPN - NFL

    Deshaun Watson's hearing before the NFL and NFL Players Association's jointly appointed disciplinary officer, Sue L. Robinson, has concluded after three days.

    Added by UniqueThis
    4 0 0
  • Freddie Freeman agent Casey Close says Atlanta Braves perpetuating 'false narrative'

    ESPN - MLB

    Agent Casey Close says the Atlanta Braves are perpetuating a "false narrative" regarding the departure of first baseman Freddie Freeman from the organization and that he "will not stand by" amid&helli...

    Added by UniqueThis
    4 0 0
  • Agent - New York Knicks, Jalen Brunson agree to 4-year, $104M deal

    ESPN - Poker

    The Knicks and guard Jalen Brunson have agreed to a four-year, $104 million deal that includes a player option on the final season.

    Added by UniqueThis
    4 0 0