Jerami Grant to opt out of deal and enter free agency

If Otto Porter and Nicholas Batum were obvious opt-ins, then Jerami Grant was just as obvious of an opt-out. According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Denver Nuggets is opting out of the last year of his current deal, an enter free agency. When Grant was acquired from the Thunder last season, while it didn’t receive the fanfare of other roster moves around the league, it was lauded by knowledgeable basketball people as a quality addition by the Denver Nuggets. The move paid dividends for Denver, as he averaged…

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Oklahoma City trades Jerami Grant to Denver

After shocking the NBA world by trading Paul George Sunday morning, the Thunder apparently are done wheeling and dealing. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that Oklahoma City Thunder are sending forward Jerami Grant to the the Denver Nuggets in exchange for a 2020 first round pick. The deal seems to address the issues of rebuilding for the future and financial relief as it will save the franchise $39 million in salary and luxury tax. Prior to making this trade, the Thunder was staring at a nearly $33 million tax bill.…

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