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Blazers Acquire Jerami Grant in Trade with Pistons

Jerami Grant comes home.

Washington Wizards v Detroit Pistons Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images

The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired Jerami Grant from the Detroit Pistons for a 2025 first-round pick, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The Blazers are also giving the Pistons the No. 46 pick in exchange for No. 36.

Grant has long been rumored as a target for the Blazers, and the front office gets it done a little more than 24 hours before Thursday’s NBA Draft.

Grant spent the past two seasons with the Pistons after signing a 3-year, $60 million contract. Now, he will play out the final year of his contract with the Blazers before hitting free agency next summer — unless the Blazers sign him to an extension.

Throughout his career, Grant has averaged 11.4 points on 35 percent three-point shooting, 3.9 boards, 1.3 assists and 1.1 blocks per game.

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UPDATE

The Blazers will also be returning the Pistons’ 2025 second-round pick, with Detroit also receiving the more favorable 2026 second round pick belonging to either Portland or the New Orleans Pelicans.

ESPN’s Bobby Marks gave the deal a tick for both franchises, highlighting that the Blazers now have $44 million to re-sign Anfernee Simons and Jusuf Nurkic and stay under the luxury tax.