OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder are trading forward Jerami Grant to Denver in exchange for a future first-round pick, according to reports.
ESPN Reporter Adrian Wojnarowski reported the trade Monday morning:
Oklahoma City Is trading F Jerami Grant to Denver for a 2020 first-round pick, league sources tell ESPN. Deal brings OKC it’s sixth future first in past week and saves Thunder $39M in salary and luxury tax.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 8, 2019
Grant was headed into the last year of his contract with the Thunder and is the latest to move in the team's major dealings in the NBA offseason.
The Thunder tweeted a goodbye message to Grant late Monday night:
Thank you Jerami! pic.twitter.com/ysnzJuB7zt— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) July 8, 2019
He will be joining a Nuggets team that finished second behind the Warriors in the Western Conference standings last season.
The Thunder adds Denver's 2020 first-round pick to the haul they have collected this offseason.
Oklahoma City reportedly traded Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers in return for a record number of picks early Saturday morning.
Oklahoma City has now collected the following first-round picks by trading Paul George and now Jerami Grant: 2020 (Denver), 2021 (Miami), 2022 (LA Clippers), 2023 (Miami-top 14 protected), 2023 pick swap with the LA Clippers, 2024 (LA Clippers), 2025... https://t.co/TAnB2s5Z8k— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) July 8, 2019
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