Portland will send Detroit a 2025 first-round pick via the Milwaukee Bucks and three second-round picks. Portland also gets a second-round pick back from Detroit. See the full details of the trade at the bottom of this article.
The Blazers were able to absorb Grant's $21 million salary using a trade exception it created in the deal that sent CJ McCollum to the New Orleans Pelicans at the February trade deadline.
Grant fills one of Portland's biggest needs this offseason: a starting power forward. Over the past two seasons, Grant, 28, has averaged 20.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.1 blocks and 0.8 steals per game, while shooting 42.8% from the field, 35.3% from the 3-point line and 84.2% from the free-throw line.
At 6-foot-8 with a 7-3 wingspan, Grant has enough size and length to defend power forwards inside and he's athletic enough to switch out and defend on the perimeter. He developed a reputation as a skilled 3-and-D forward with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Denver Nuggets before taking on a larger role on offense the past two seasons in Detroit.
Portland and Detroit have been discussing a Jerami Grant trade since the February trade deadline.
Grant is the son of Harvey Grant, who played 11 seasons in the NBA, including with the Blazers from 1993-1996. Jerami was born to Harvey and Beverly Grant in Portland in 1994. Grant's uncle, Horace Grant, won four NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers.
- Jerami Grant
- 2022 second-round pick (No. 46 overall)
- 2025 first-round pick via Milwaukee
- 2022 second-round pick (No. 36 overall)
- 2025 second-round pick
- 2026 second-round pick (most favorable of Portland or New Orleans)