January 28, according to Yahoo Sports’ famous Jake Fischer, sources revealed that this
At the beginning of the month, Grant rejected the Blazers’ four-year, $112 million maximum salary extension contract.
According to sources, the main reason for Grant’s move is that he can get a larger five-year contract from the Blazers after the free agency market opens on July 1 this year.
Grant, who turns 29 in March, has a chance to get a five-year, $233 million contract from the Blazers after July 1.
Grant has been publicly expressing his willingness to stay in Portland for a long time, and his relationship with Lillard is also quite close.
So far this season, Grant has played 46 games, all starting, averaging 35.7 minutes per game, scoring 21.2 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.8 blocks, and his three-point shooting percentage was 42.4%.