Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder for draft pick

FILE - In this April 23, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jerami Grant shoots against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, in Portland, Ore. Two people familiar with the situation say the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded forward Jerami Grant to the Denver Nuggets for a 2020 first-round draft pick. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, July 8, 2019, because the trade hasn't been approved by league officials.(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File)

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded forward Jerami Grant to the Denver Nuggets for a 2020 first-round draft pick

DENVER — The Denver Nuggets have bolstered their front court by acquiring 25-year-old Jerami Grant from the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 2020 first-round pick.

It's an additional first-round selection for the Thunder, who are in line for at least four more assuming the blockbuster deal that sends Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers goes through. It would also give Oklahoma City the rights to as many as 13 first-round picks over the next seven drafts.

The deal was announced Monday.

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AP Sports Writer Cliff Brunt and AP Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds contributed to this report.

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