5 Potential landing spots for Blazers' Jerami Grant (besides the Lakers)

The Lakers are involved in trade rumors for Grant, but what other options could be on the table?
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3. Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have had a rollercoaster offseason without even really doing anything. After losing to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, multiple rumors circulated surrounding star players, most notably Darius Garland. Those rumors died down a bit, and barring a relatively unexpected trade, the Cavaliers should likely run in back next season with a similar roster.

However, one area they could improve on and address is their need for wings. They rely on Max Strus and Isaac Okoro, which is a significant disadvantage, especially during playoff time, given the fact that they had to match up against Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. The New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers, their other two main competitors in the East, also bolstered their starting wing spots between two of the most notable offseason moves so far, adding Mikal Bridges and Paul George.

Grant shot over 40 percent from beyond the arc this season with the Blazers. He’d provide more reliable floor spacing than Okoro and more two-way versatility than Strus. It would be a significant upgrade and give the Cavaliers an extremely formidable starting five between Garland, Donovan Mitchell, Grant, Evan Mobley, and Jarrett Allen. Their lack of depth is still an issue, but this would be a starting five that would have a puncher’s chance against the elite teams in the East.