The rumors that accompany the present day of the Detroit Pistons are increasing at the same time that their season heads towards the top positions of the 2022 draft in an irreparable way. Those of Michigan already moved tab this Sunday with the incorporation of Bol Bol from Denver and they are expected to undertake some more operation before the market close.
At this point, Jerami Grant emerges as the main asset of the franchise, by quality, contract and timing of the organization itself, immersed in a reconstruction process that invites us to bet on young people. The situation of the forward has been closely followed by several franchises for a month. Then there was talk of the interest of various teams, including the Lakers and Blazers.
Now, new information from the journalist of The Athletic Shams Charania has added the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks to the list of potential players. The 27-year-old player has this campaign and another left for an approximate amount of 41 million dollars.
Grant is currently recovering from a ligament injury to his right thumb diagnosed in mid-December. At the time there was talk of a rehabilitation period of at least six weeks, so Grant will not return until the beginning of February at the earliest.
Due to his contractual status, the Portland man is eligible to sign a four-year extension and up to $ 112 million this upcoming offseason. In this course he averages 20.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists in the 24 games he has played.
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