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Report: Detroit trades Jerami Grant to Trail Blazers for 2025 first-round pick

Detroit Pistons' Jerami Grant plays during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia...
Detroit Pistons' Jerami Grant plays during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Saturday, May 8, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)(Matt Slocum | AP)
Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 3:49 PM PDT
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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Detroit Pistons have traded forward Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers for the 2025 first-round pick via Milwaukie, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The trade sends Grant into a $21 million trade exception, with the Pistons now holding a $43 million cap for free agency.

Additionally, Detroit is swapping 2022 second-round picks with Portland, with Detroit getting the No. 36 overall and Portland getting No. 46.

Detroit Pistons forward Jerami Grant, center, drives between Oklahoma City Thunder forward...
Detroit Pistons forward Jerami Grant, center, drives between Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kenrich Williams, left, and guard Svi Mykhailiuk (14) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 5, 2021, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)(Sue Ogrocki | AP)

Portland takes on the final year of Grant’s $60 million deal. To extend him, it would be an excess of $110 million for five seasons.

Grant was born in Portland in 1994. His father, Harvey Grant, played for the Blazers between 1993 to 1996.