5 teams who must push for a Jerami Grant signing this offseason

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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Jerami Grant put together a strong season for the Denver Nuggets and thrived when it mattered most. A true two-way player who can start or come off the bench, there should be no shortage of NBA teams interested in his services in free agency.

Prior to the 2019-20 season, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded Grant to the Nuggets in exchange for a 2020 1st round pick. The move afforded him the stage of the Western Conference to showcase his abilities.

Grant experienced a slow start to the series against the Los Angeles Lakres, but ultimately averaged 15.8 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.4 assists— providing a needed impact. Perhaps most impressive was his defensive versatility and flashes of shot creation.

NBA contracts are extremely unpredictable. However, Grant is likely to opt out of his contract which leaves $9.3 million in salary on the table. There are talks to he is interested in re-signing with the Nuggets but anything is possible.

If Grant hits the free agent market this NBA offseason, there will be plenty of teams making calls. He has proven to be a highly athletic forward that can guard multiple positions in addition to knocking down open shots. At 25, there’s further room for growth, too.

Let’s take a look at five NBA teams (aside from the Denver Nuggets) who could make a push to sign Jerami Grant in the offseason.