Pistons' Grant has surgery, will be re-evaluated in six weeks

Rod Beard
The Detroit News

Detroit — Pistons forward Jerami Grant is on the road to recovery.

Grant had surgery Thursday to repair UCL ligament damage in his right thumb, the team announced Friday. Grant injured the thumb during the first quarter of last week’s matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans.

Detroit Pistons forward Jerami Grant (9) tries to block a shot by New Orleans Pelicans forward Garrett Temple (41) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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He returned to the game later, but after further examination, the medical staff determined that he would need surgery. Grant will be re-evaluated in six weeks.

Grant is the Pistons’ leading scorer at 20.1 points per game.


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