The Portland Trail Blazers acquired a coveted two-way forward in Jerami Grant to cover their needs in rim protection and wing defense. Grant will be paired with superstar Damian Lillard, and the Blazers hope to build a winning team around their star after two disappointing finishes the last two seasons.
Here’s what the Blazers’ roster looks like after the trade:
Portland has made a solid first step towards retooling without giving up No.7 pick of the 2022 NBA Draft. They could use their top-10 pick to acquire another “win-now” piece during the NBA Draft night on June 23.