A half hour after Paul George announced that he would be returning to the Oklahoma City Thunder, news broke that Jerami Grant, who has spent the last season and a half with the Thunder, has agreed to a three-year $27 million contract.
Oklahoma City forward Jerami Grant has agreed to a three-year, $27M contract to return to the Thunder, league sources told ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2018
Growing into a major contributor off the bench, Grant has become an integral part of the Thunder, and fans will be excited to see his thunderous slam dunks and monstrous blocks for a few more seasons.
It can be assumed that his role will continue to expand as he continues to mature his game, and while the argument is that he should be taking minutes from Carmelo Anthony, the end result has yet to be decided.
Grant has certainly proven himself time and time again, so it would come as no surprise if he manages to find himself seeing a career-high in minutes played, as well as ending up on the court in crunch time.
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