Demar DeRozan has had a tumultuous but adequate two seasons since Toronto traded him to San Antonio. “Well, we’d be down 3-1,” Malone said. He made his debut for the Thunder the following day in an 85–83 win over the Los Angeles Clippers, recording six points, two rebounds and two blocks in 18 minutes off the bench. If DeRozan exercises his player option, he will undoubtedly become a major target for teams looking for a second alternative. There are fewer high profile free agents this year, but there are still many valuable players available. We knew going in what we’re going to get every night from Nikola, from Jamal, and you always wonder, ‘Well, who’s going to step up and be that third scorer?’ And tonight, obviously Jerami came through in a big, big way for us. On February 1, 2017, he tied his season high mark with 15 points in a 128–100 loss to the Chicago Bulls. On March 18, he scored 27 points in a 116–107 loss to the Miami Heat. There are also already plans to start the next season as early as December. That is a relatively quick turn around as the NBA finals just ended three weeks ago. If he becomes a free agent, DeRozan would be leaving 27.7 million on the table. Jerami Grant, PF, Denver Nuggets, 26. A 97-77 Nuggets cushion in the fourth quarter was trimmed twice to three points, at 99-96 and 101-98, before the Nuggets were able to put the Lakers away. On February 2, he had a season-best game with 18 points and 7 rebounds in a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. “… You can be a bit too cute at times if you don’t take care of the guys that have gotten you here.”. Grant's uncle, Horace (twin brother of Harvey), played college basketball at Clemson and was a four-time NBA champion with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers. On July 7, 2018, Grant re-signed with the Thunder. Harvey played college basketball at Clemson and Oklahoma, and was the 12th overall pick in the 1988 NBA draft, going on to play for 11 years in the NBA with Washington (Bullets and Wizards), Portland and Philadelphia. Jerami Grant knows the Cleveland Cavaliers will be one of the few big players in the brief 2020 NBA offseason. On October 31, 2017, Grant scored 17 points off the bench in a 110–91 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. NBA.com is part of Warner Media, LLC’s Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital Network. “I thought we played great in Game 2. It seems like a no-brainer to re-sign Grant. “And we do it with a smile on our face, and we do it cognizant of how it could affect the relationship both short- and long-term. Grant scored twice to keep the Lakers at bay after they had cut their deficit to three, once with a basket and again on two free throws. Eric Pincus of Bleacher Report noted that the Eastern Conference Champions could offer Harrell "a big one-year deal." The versatile power forward offers the team so much at his position and they would have a hard time replacing him. Grant could easily make twice as much after a stellar postseason. After all, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to put every in disarray, but basketball will move forward after a successful return earlier this year. The 2020 Sixth Man of the Year posted career-high averages in a contract year, making him a player to keep an eye on this offseason. ‘Go prove it, go earn it.’ We thought he had already earned it. On November 1, 2016, Grant was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Ersan İlyasova and a protected draft pick. Even as they were forced to come to grips with the pain of a last-second defeat in Game 2, the Denver Nuggets refused to give in to the forces going against them, namely the heavily favored Lakers, in the Western Conference finals. On January 10, 2019, he scored a then career-high 25 points to go with 12 rebounds in a 154–147 double-overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs. During a recent episode of, If he becomes a free agent, DeRozan would be leaving 27.7 million on the table. He could also be on the move even if decides to opt-in. 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On December 19, 2016, he scored a season-high 15 points in a 110–108 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Even so, one of their top targets that they were rumored to be chasing has possibly played well past his original value, making his services unattainable by the Cavs if that’s to be the case. Jerami Grant was a pleasant surprise for the Nuggets this season. The NBA draft is about two weeks away and free agency can’t be far behind, even though the league still hasn’t set an official date yet. Still, many insiders have him projected as one of the top free agents. In fact, he turned out to be Denver’s third-best player in the playoffs. In July 2015, Grant re-joined the 76ers for the 2015 NBA Summer League. The. His 26 points on seven-for-11 shooting from the field and 10 of 12 from the free-throw line left Malone being honest about where the Nuggets would be without Grant’s big night. This could be a great fit for the Heat, even if it’s just for the time being. Jerami Grant was a pleasant surprise for the Nuggets this season. Grant, who played locally at DeMatha Catholic High School, scored 20 points and brought in nine rebounds during his team's final game. So this gives us that much more confidence going into this series, letting them know we’re here. Grant can score, shoot, defend, run the floor. Two of his brothers, Jerai and Jerian, are also professional basketball players. ", "I think he's a lot more valuable than people give him credit for.". "I feel like DeRozan is a guy that can end up being on the move. Grant, 26, is moving into the prime of his career. In his 30's now maybe San Antonio could be easing towards a rebuild here. Oklahoma City Thunder (2016–2019) He got to the foul line 12 times, made 10, had really good defensive possessions guarding some of the best players in the world. At 31 years old, his career could start winding as he pursues one last max contract. “We withstood their run, their punch,” Malone said. But we’re just going to move on to Game 4.”. He’s not nearly as good on defense but he presents another solid option to a team that went on scoring droughts in the NBA finals. The, Demar DeRozan has had a tumultuous but adequate two seasons since, If DeRozan exercises his player option, he will undoubtedly become a major target for teams looking for a second alternative. Nuggets forward Jerami Grant drives for a layup against Lakers guard Rajon Rondo during the second half of Game 3 on Tuesday night. We feel like we should be up 2-1 right now, to be honest. The Nuggets have shown to be fighters the entire playoffs, coming back for 3-1 deficits in a first-round series against the Utah Jazz and a second-round series against the Clippers. However, Singer also suggested that Denver takes care of its players when they prove themselves. So just because the Nuggets lost a heartbreaking Game 2 to the Lakers didn’t mean they were going to be disheartened. Still, many insiders have him projected as one of the top free agents. Harrell averaged 18.6 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks during the regular season, but his number dropped during the playoffs. Philadelphia 76ers (2014–2016) On April 10, he set a new career high with 28 points in a 127–116 win over the Bucks. He was also a 2014 All-ACC Honorable Mention selection. On November 11, 2015, he recorded his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in a loss to the Toronto Raptors. Before the Nuggets could think about Game 4 on Thursday night, they felt the heat of the Lakers’ surge. Although Denver Post's Mike Singer reported that he plans to opt-out of his $9.3 million contract, the Nuggets still seem like the best option for him. Still, he proved to be an effective scorer last season, shooting a career-high 53.1 percent from the field. During a recent episode of Bill Simmons Podcast, The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor stated that the star small forward is mentioned often in potential trades. Twenty-six points. As a matter of fact, the Cavs had their eyes on Denver Nuggets forward Jerami Grant before he took off in the NBA bubble in Orlando, Fla. “Sources say the Cavs were prepared to take a run at free agent Jerami Grant before his bubble performance likely pushed him out of their price range,” Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com reported. On January 21, 2015, he recorded four points and eight blocks in a loss to the New York Knicks. Nevertheless, the Atlanta Hawks have the cap space to sign him or take on the remainder of his contract. I’ve heard he’s been involved in some trade conversations. On September 29, 2014, he signed a four-year deal with the 76ers, with two years guaranteed. On July 8, 2019, Grant was traded to the Denver Nuggets for a 2020 first-round pick. “When we can, we take care of our own,” [Team president Tim] Connelly said.
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