Ayton "Amazed" by Teammate Jerami Grant's Play

November 30, 2023

Athlete Studio

The Portland Trail Blazers are basking in the glory of a thrilling 114-110 victory against the Indiana Pacers on Monday night at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. This impressive win showcased the brilliance of Jerami Grant, who delivered an outstanding performance, scoring a game-high 34 points, including a remarkable 17 points in the fourth quarter. Grant's exceptional display has earned him immense respect from his fellow teammates in the locker room.

“Amazing,” Deandre Ayton said postgame. “Before halftime I think after halftime I think he had 15 points I’m telling him like JG, we got to get you going man and then he just took over the whole second half you know through flow through rhythm. Coach was writing up plays for him and he was just taking what the defense gave him and we just kept hyping him up but also just getting stops so we could go back down and run our offense smoothly.”

If the Blazers aim to break free from the slump they've started the season with, Jerami Grant will undoubtedly play a pivotal role in their improvement. Grant has been consistently averaging a team-leading 23.4 points per game this season, showcasing his emergence as both an on-court leader and an off-court inspiration that the Blazers desperately need.

Amidst Damian Lillard's trade request, doubts arose as to whether Grant would follow suit and seek a move away from Portland. However, Grant has silenced the skeptics by proving his worth to the Blazers organization. He has elevated his game and lived up to the expectations placed upon him after signing a substantial contract this summer.

Looking ahead, Grant and the Trail Blazers are gearing up to face the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday. Tipoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. PT. It will be another thrilling encounter, and fans are eagerly anticipating Grant's continued brilliance on the court.

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