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New Proposed Trade Sees Trail Blazers Land Former NBA Champion First Rounder

With the Portland Trail Blazers finishing 21-61 this season, they still have a while to go before they can get back to a place of true contention. After trading star point guard Damian Lillard, the Blazers have completely rebuilt.

However, they do have some pieces that could interest other teams. One of those players is forward Jerami Grant and Portland is said to be looking to move him this offseason.

Bleacher Report’s Dan Favale put together an ambitious trade proposal that would send Grant back to the Denver Nuggets and Michael Porter Jr. to the Blazers.

“Can a package around MPJ and Watson convince the Blazers to reunite Jerami Grant with the team he left in 2020? I personally like that framework as general manager Joe Cronin.”

Bringing in someone like Porter Jr. could be interesting for the Blazers, especially considering he would bring playoff experience. He has been great for the Nuggets over the past few seasons and would give Portland a real scorer to work with.

While this deal is unlikely to go through due to financial constraints on Denver’s part, it’s worth noting that the Nuggets loved Grant during his time there. Sending Porter could help get them back into title contention and Portland would get someone who could be a cornerstone for the future.

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