15 Facts About Jerami Grant

1.

Houston Jerami Grant was born on March 12,1994 and is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association.

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2.

Jerami Grant played college basketball for the Syracuse Orange and was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round of the 2014 NBA draft.

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3.

Jerami Grant starts as a Guard but for his defensive skills he can play as Small Forward.

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4.

On June 26,2014, Jerami Grant was selected in the second round of the 2014 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 39th overall pick, and he joined the team for the 2014 NBA Summer League.

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5.

On November 1,2016, Jerami Grant was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Ersan Ilyasova and a protected draft pick.

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6.

Jerami Grant finished 5 of 9 from the floor to record 17 points for the first time since April 1,2016.

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7.

On July 8,2019, Jerami Grant was traded to the Denver Nuggets for a 2020 first-round pick.

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8.

On September 15,2020, in a Game 7 win against the favored Clippers, Jerami Grant outscored Paul George 14 to 10 while playing 9 minutes less.

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9.

On November 22,2020, Jerami Grant signed a three-year, $60 million contract with the Detroit Pistons through a sign-and-trade with the Denver Nuggets.

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10.

Jerami Grant ended the season as a Most Improved Player award finalist, finishing second behind Julius Randle, while averaging a career high in points per game.

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11.

On March 28,2022, Jerami Grant was ruled out for the remainder of the season with a calf strain.

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12.

On July 6,2022, Jerami Grant was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers along with the draft rights to Ismael Kamagate in exchange for a top-four protected 2025 first-round pick, the draft rights to Gabriele Procida, and two future second round picks.

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13.

On June 28,2021, Jerami Grant was a member of the 2020 US Olympic team that won a gold medal in Tokyo.

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14.

Jerami Grant is the son of Harvey and Beverly Jerami Grant, and has three brothers: Jerai, Jerian and Jaelin.

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15.

Jerami Grant's uncle, Horace, played college basketball at Clemson and was a four-time NBA champion with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers.

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