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Jerami Grant 

Post#1 » by NuggetsWY » Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:34 am

A nice into for Nuggets' fans to Grant's game. In the linked article, he is called the most underrated small forward in the NBA. He seems more like a combo-forward as do Vanderbilt & Porter (gives the Nuggets a lot of flexibility at forward).

I've copied Grant's section below the link.

https://fadeawayworld.net/2019/07/27/all-nba-underrated-1st-team/

Jerami Grant comes from an elite basketball family, son of Harvey Grant, nephew of Horace Grant and brother of Jerian Grant. Grant has improved every year and became more of a two-way weapon than just a defensive specialist. The wing is using his defensive versatility to guard up to 4 positions and now drills the three at 39% as of last season. No one talks about the solidness in a young player who moves well without the ball on cuts and blocks shots with ease.

Jerami has a great chance to thrive with the Denver Nuggets next season. Grant could vie for a starting spot too because he’s only going to continue to grow as the stat sheet stuffer at heart. The Nuggets finally found their wing for the future. The league should be on the watch.
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Post#2 » by THE J0KER » Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:25 pm

Grant natural position is PF, no doubt about it. But I will be lucky to see him THIS SEASON temporarily playing at least 10+ SF minutes until Milsap is still here and until MPJ improve enough. Even starting SF option have a sense in 2019-20.
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Post#3 » by dorkestra » Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:38 am

In today's game he can play 3-5. High motor, good athleticism, disruptive on defense, and a classy individual.
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Post#4 » by skywalker33 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:04 pm

Definitely see his as a PF, with mins defensively at the SF position
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Post#5 » by NuggetsWY » Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:11 pm

skywalker33 wrote:Definitely see his as a PF, with mins defensively at the SF position

Vanderbilt & Grant at forward? Same height - Grant has a 7'3" wingspan & Vanderbilt has a 7'1" wingspan - sound like a nice defensive pairing and offense is looking good with Grant and promising with Vanderbilt.

Add in Porter at 6'10" and a 7' wingspan and if he works out, especially on defense; we'll have some nice forwards.

Add in Craig as a nice wing defender that can also switch up onto most PFs and even some centers --- our forward position has some nice prospects in the long run --- if everything works out.

Grant seems like a sure thing though - and I'll take him at either forward slot.
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Post#6 » by THE J0KER » Thu Aug 8, 2019 3:33 pm

Denver Nuggets’ Mason Plumlee excited to form formidable reserve frontcourt with Jerami Grant

According to this article, Jeramy Grant will not be SF starter as I hope. I don't care actually about his starter/bench status, but I want to see him playing 30+ minutes per game.

Talking about SF starting spot, I wish it goes to Porter, not Barton.
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Post#7 » by NuggetsWY » Thu Aug 8, 2019 6:55 pm

THE J0KER wrote:Denver Nuggets’ Mason Plumlee excited to form formidable reserve frontcourt with Jerami Grant

According to this article, Jeramy Grant will not be SF starter as I hope. I don't care actually about his starter/bench status, but I want to see him playing 30+ minutes per game.

Talking about SF starting spot, I wish it goes to Porter, not Barton.

I'm okay with Grant coming off the bench - at the beginning of the year. Malone is very slow to make changes. We should all remember the first couple of years with Jokic. But I honestly believe Grant will finish the year as a starter. Perhaps he finishes as the starting SF, I don't know. Assuming our bench includes Plumlee, Grant, Vanderbilt, Craig, Beasley, Morris - that should be a nice defensive unit.
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Post#8 » by ThunderBolt » Fri Aug 9, 2019 1:32 pm

THE J0KER wrote:Denver Nuggets’ Mason Plumlee excited to form formidable reserve frontcourt with Jerami Grant

According to this article, Jeramy Grant will not be SF starter as I hope. I don't care actually about his starter/bench status, but I want to see him playing 30+ minutes per game.

Talking about SF starting spot, I wish it goes to Porter, not Barton.

I really think he’s best at the four. When OKC had Melo and Patterson, they tried to put grant at the three. It’s just not the best fit for him. He’s much better as an additional rim protector than he is out on the wing defending guys. Then again, maybe that won’t be as much of an issue if Denver doesn’t play a switch everything defense.
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Post#9 » by THE J0KER » Fri Aug 9, 2019 5:17 pm

ThunderBolt wrote:
THE J0KER wrote:Denver Nuggets’ Mason Plumlee excited to form formidable reserve frontcourt with Jerami Grant

According to this article, Jeramy Grant will not be SF starter as I hope. I don't care actually about his starter/bench status, but I want to see him playing 30+ minutes per game.

Talking about SF starting spot, I wish it goes to Porter, not Barton.

I really think he’s best at the four. When OKC had Melo and Patterson, they tried to put grant at the three. It’s just not the best fit for him. He’s much better as an additional rim protector than he is out on the wing defending guys. Then again, maybe that won’t be as much of an issue if Denver doesn’t play a switch everything defense.

No doubt PF is his natural spot, and as a backup, he can be more effective as stretch five in small-ball rotations than as big-SF. But this season is special, with PF Millsap and C Plumlee expiring, and SF rookie MPJ too inexperienced. So, no matter how worse he is at SF offense, I think he is still better than Barton as SF, especially in defense.

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