Jamal Crawford
American basketball player
Jamal Crawford
Jamal Crawford is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Los Angeles Clippers. Crawford stands at 6'5" and weighs 200 lb. Crawford played his high school basketball for Rainier Beach High School a basketball powerhouse in Seattle, before committing to play for the University of Michigan. Crawford was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers but was traded on draft day to the Chicago Bulls.
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Clippers' Jamal Crawford knows this is not the time for him to struggle
LATimes - about 1 month
They were indecisive a couple of times on offense Saturday night against Denver, leaving Jamal Crawford with the difficult task of having to bail out the Clippers during a time when his own offense has veered off course. Crawford has been one of the NBA’s best shot-makers over his 17-year career,...
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Jamal Crawford scales a Hill and keeps climbing up the all-time NBA scoring list
LATimes - 4 months
It was a quiet moment, nearly drowned out by the crowd’s excitement over an extended Clippers run that set the tone for their eventual rout of the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. With time out on the floor in the first quarter and the Clippers exuberant over their spectacular start on offense...
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Jamal Crawford agrees to re-sign with the Clippers for three years and $42 million
LATimes - 8 months
The Clippers retained the heart of their second unit on Sunday, agreeing to re-sign star sixth man Jamal Crawford to a three-year, $42-million contract after an initial smaller offer had left him hesitant about a future with the team. A previous offer of one year and $12 million had given Crawford...
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Clippers' Jamal Crawford wins first Elton Brand Media Recognition Award
LATimes - 10 months
Jamal Crawford remained in character Sunday when a reporter congratulated him for being the first winner of the Elton Brand Media Recognition Award, given by the local chapter of the Professional Basketball Writers Assn. to the Clippers player most accommodating with reporters. "That's on you guys...
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Clippers' Jamal Crawford keeps making case to be NBA's sixth man of the year
LATimes - 11 months
Jamal Crawford called his shot before it went in. Actually, he called it before he even took it. The Clippers guard walked over to his coaches with 22 seconds left in overtime Friday night and told them "it was going to be game" before he knew they would design a play for him in the timeout huddle. ...
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Crawford Three-Pointer Lifts Clippers to Win Over Jazz
NYTimes - 11 months
Jamal Crawford scored 30 points and hit a game-winning 3-pointer with less than a second remaining to lift the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers to a shocking 102-99 overtime victory against the Utah Jazz on Friday.
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Clippers' bench the difference in win over Bulls
Yahoo News - about 1 year
(The Sports Xchange) - Another productive outing by their bench allowed the Los Angeles Clippers to bolt past Chicago on Sunday, with reserve guard Jamal Crawford scoring 26 points in a 120-93 blowout of the Bulls at Staples Center. J.J. Redick scored 21 points on seven-of-11 shooting, hitting all four of his three-pointers, Chris Paul had 19 and seven assists and DeAndre Jordan added 17 points, 20 rebounds and four blocks for the Clippers (32-16), who captured their fourth straight win. Austin Rivers came off the bench to score 16 points, hitting five of six from three-point range.
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Clippers rout slumping Bulls
Yahoo News - about 1 year
(The Sports Xchange) - Jamal Crawford came off the bench to score 26 points and help the Los Angeles Clippers to a blowout 120-93 win over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday at Staples Center. J.J. Redick scored 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting, hitting all four of his three-pointers, Chris Paul had 19 points and seven assists and DeAndre Jordan added 17 points, 20 rebounds and four blocks for the Clippers (32-16), who captured their fourth straight win. Jimmy Butler had 23 points and Derrick Rose contributed 20 for the Bulls (26-20), who have dropped four of their last six games.
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Clippers' Jamal Crawford keeps rising on NBA's all-time scoring list
LATimes - about 1 year
Up and up the NBA's scoring list Jamal Crawford goes, and where he stops nobody knows. Actually, the Clippers shooting guard said he has an inkling. "If things go well and I hopefully stay injury-free and keep moving," said Crawford, who began Wednesday in the No. 97 spot in league history with...
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Crawford's Late 3 in Overtime Lifts Clippers Over Pistons
NYTimes - about 1 year
Jamal Crawford hit a 3-pointer with 12.4 seconds left in overtime and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Detroit Pistons 105-103 Monday night.
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Jamal Crawford's passing game has its points too
LATimes - about 1 year
It's often easy to forget that Jamal Crawford was a point guard coming into the NBA. He's become such a prolific scorer that his passing skills are usually overlooked, especially late in games when points are needed and shots are so tempting for a veteran shooting guard who is one of the top 100...
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Crawford and Griffin Edge Clippers Past Magic
NYTimes - about 1 year
Guard Jamal Crawford scored 32 points and forward Blake Griffin had 28 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists, guiding the Los Angeles Clippers past the Orlando Magic 103-101 on Saturday night at the Staples Center.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jamal Crawford
  • 2016
    On July 8, 2016, Crawford re-signed with the Clippers.
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    On April 8, 2016, he made a three-pointer with .2 seconds left and finished with 30 points in the Clippers' 102–99 overtime victory over the Utah Jazz.
    More Details Hide Details On April 19, he was named NBA Sixth Man of the Year for the third time in his career. At 36 years old, he broke his own record, set in 2014, as the oldest winner of the award.
    On January 10, 2016, he recorded his 46th four-point play of his career in a 114–111 overtime win over the New Orleans Pelicans.
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  • 2015
    On November 2, 2015, in a win over the Phoenix Suns, Crawford became the third shooting guard in NBA history to reach 16,000 points.
    More Details Hide Details On November 14, he scored a game-high 37 points in a 101–96 win over the Detroit Pistons.
  • 2014
    On August 23, 2014, Crawford married his long-time girlfriend Tori Lucas.
    More Details Hide Details Notable people attending his wedding were fellow Clippers teammates Blake Griffin, Matt Barnes, Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, and Spencer Hawes as well as fellow basketball players Isaiah Thomas and Nate Robinson.
    During the fourth quarter of a 121–120 overtime win over the Phoenix Suns on December 8, 2014, Crawford was called for a loose ball foul after getting tangled with Suns' guard Eric Bledsoe at midcourt.
    More Details Hide Details After saying something to referee Mark Lindsay, Crawford was hit with a technical and his first career ejection in his 976-game career.
    On May 8, 2014, Crawford was named the 2014 NBA Sixth Man of the Year, winning the award for the second time in his career.
    More Details Hide Details He led all NBA reserves in scoring with 18.6 points per game, helping the Clippers finish with their best record in franchise history (57–25).
  • 2013
    During the 2013–14 season, Crawford averaged 18.6 points, 3.2 assists, and 2.3 rebounds per game in 69 games played.
    More Details Hide Details His 18.6 points per game were the most ever for a bench player who had at least 1,000 points in a season.
    During the 2013 playoffs, Crawford averaged 10.8 points per game, 2 rebounds per game, and 1.7 assists per game.
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    He also finished in 2nd place in voting for the 2013 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award, edged out by J. R. Smith.
    More Details Hide Details In the opening round of the playoffs, the Clippers were defeated by the Memphis Grizzlies in six games.
  • 2012
    During the 2012–13 season, Crawford averaged 16.5 points per game, 1.7 rebounds per game, and 2.5 assists per game in 29.3 minutes per game.
    More Details Hide Details He played 76 games that season.
    On July 11, 2012, Crawford signed with the Los Angeles Clippers.
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  • 2011
    On December 15, 2011, Crawford signed with the Portland Trail Blazers.
    More Details Hide Details He averaged nearly 14 points in 60 games, while having a career-high free throw percentage of 92.7 percent in the lockout-shortened season. The Trail Blazers did not make the playoffs with a record of 28-38 (.424).
  • 2010
    Crawford was a leading candidate for the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award and won it in 2010.
    More Details Hide Details The Hawks, led by Joe Johnson, Josh Smith, Al Horford, Mike Bibby and Crawford, qualified for the playoffs. The clinching turned out to be Crawford's first trip to the playoffs; Crawford had the record for longest tenured player without playing in a playoff game. Crawford and the Hawks advanced past the Milwaukee Bucks in seven games. Crawford led all scorers with 22 in the decisive game seven. The Hawks were eventually swept by the Orlando Magic. In his second season in Atlanta, the Hawks fired coach Mike Woodson and hired Larry Drew. Crawford regressed from his 2009-2010 season but still had a solid season off the bench, averaging 14.2 points, 1.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists. Crawford was considered for the Sixth Man of the Year Award but lost to Lamar Odom. The Hawks made it to the playoffs, this time as the 5th seed in the Eastern Conference. The Hawks defeated the Orlando Magic, in a series where Crawford made a game-clinching three-pointer with six seconds left in Game 3, but were defeated in six games by the Chicago Bulls in the conference semi-finals.
    On February 3, 2010, Crawford set an NBA record for most career four-point plays made in a win over the Los Angeles Clippers, passing Reggie Miller.
    More Details Hide Details Crawford averaged 18. points 2.5 rebounds and 2. assists off the bench, backing up All-Star guard Joe Johnson, and Mike Bibby.
    On January 15, 2010 Crawford hit the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer for the Hawks in a game against the Phoenix Suns; the Hawks won 102-101.
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  • 2009
    When Crawford joined the Atlanta Hawks in 2009, the team had made the playoffs the last two seasons.
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  • 2008
    On December 20, 2008, Crawford scored 50 points vs the Charlotte Bobcats in a 110–103 victory for the Golden State Warriors.
    More Details Hide Details He became the fourth player in NBA history (after Wilt Chamberlain, Bernard King and Moses Malone) to score 50 points or more with 3 different teams, doing so with the Bulls, the Knicks, and the Warriors. The Warriors did not qualify for the playoffs. They traded Crawford to the Atlanta Hawks for guards Acie Law and Speedy Claxton.
    In 2008-2009 Crawford only played in 11 games for the Knicks before being traded to the Golden State Warriors for Al Harrington.
    More Details Hide Details Crawford was a good fit in Don Nelson's run-and-gun offense because of his three-point shooting, ball handling and quickness. Crawford played in 54 games for the Warriors, starting in all of them. He averaged nearly 20 points a game, with 4.4 assists and 1.5 rebounds.
  • 2007
    Crawford provided one of the few bright spots for the 23-59 Knicks on January 26, 2007, when he scored a career high 52 points, hitting 16 shots in a row at one point.
    More Details Hide Details He hit 8 straight three pointers, one short of the team record set by Latrell Sprewell in 2002.
    In 2007-2008 Crawford averaged 20.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 5. assists.
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  • 2004
    Crawford had many games in which he scored over 20 points, most noticeably a 41-point effort in which he made 17-25 shots against the Charlotte Bobcats on December 4, 2004.
    More Details Hide Details The Knicks failed to qualify for the playoffs. Crawford in his second year in New York City took a reduced sixth man role under head coach Larry Brown. In the role he averaged 14.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists. The Knicks failed to make the playoffs with at 23-59. For the 2006-2007 season the Knicks went a new direction, hiring Isiah Thomas to be the new head coach. He became the 4th head coach for the Knicks in 3 years. Crawford only played in 59 games due to injury but averaged 17.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 4.4 assists.
    Prior to the 2004–05 season (after four seasons in Chicago), Crawford was traded, along with Jerome Williams, to the Knicks for Dikembe Mutombo, Othella Harrington, Frank Williams and Cezary Trybanski.
    More Details Hide Details Crawford joined another young rebuilding team in the Knicks. Crawford started in 67 games for the Knicks, averaging 17.7 points, 2.9 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.4 steals.
    During the season Crawford became the starting shooting guard for the Bulls, Crawford had his best game as a Bull, scoring 50 points and drilling 6-11 three pointers, vs. the Toronto Raptors on April 11, 2004.
    More Details Hide Details The Bulls finished at 23-59 in what was Scottie Pippen's last year in the NBA.
  • 2000
    Crawford was drafted in 2000 as a freshman by the Cleveland Cavaliers but was traded on draft day to the Chicago Bulls for their pick, Chris Mihm.
    More Details Hide Details In his rookie year Crawford started in 8 of the Bulls' 82 regular season games. In his rookie year Crawford struggled with his shot, shooting just 35.2% from the field. Despite his low shooting percentage, Crawford scored in double digits 10 times and ended the season averaging 4.6 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists. In his 2nd NBA season, Crawford played in only 23 games due to injury, starting in 8 of these games. Though limited by injury, in this season he improved in nearly every statistical category, averaging 9.3 points, 1.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists. In his third year with the Bulls, Crawford played in 80 games, starting in 31. Crawford became a major component of Bill Cartwright's offense, and continued to improve statistically, averaging 10.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1 steal per game. The Bulls missed the playoffs with a record of 30-52. Crawford's fourth year in Chicago was his last. In the season Crawford averaged 17.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 1.4 steals.
    He then declared eligible for the 2000 NBA draft.
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  • 1998
    At Rainier Beach, Crawford was a standout player who led the Rainier Beach Vikings to victory in the 1998 WIAA State Championship.
    More Details Hide Details Rainier Beach High School is also where fellow NBA and NCAA basketball players Doug Christie, Nate Robinson, Terrence Williams, and C.J. Giles attended. After high school, Crawford attended the University of Michigan, where he was given a six-game suspension by the NCAA for violating rules on amateurism and extra benefits received by Seattle businessman Barry Henthorn. Crawford served his suspension and ended up averaging 16.6 points, 2.8 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.1 steals as a starter for the Wolverines.
  • 1980
    Born on March 20, 1980.
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