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Jerami Grant has surgery, out indefinitely

A finalist for the NBA's Most Improved Player award in 2020-21, Grant has been the Pistons' leading scorer the last 2 seasons.

Jerami Grant leads the Pistons in points, free-throw attempts per game, field-goal attempts and usage rate.Detroit Pistons leading scorer Jeremi Grant is out at least six more weeks after having surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right thumb, the team announced Friday. Per the team, Grant had a procedure on Dec. 16 to repair the UCL ligament on his right thumb.

The Pistons forward suffered the injury in a Dec. 10 loss to the Pelicans as the thumb was bent backward in an awkward manner. He has been Detroit’s most consistent player for the first two months of the season, averaging 20.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 24 games.