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Jae Crowder

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Mavericks

Biography

Background

2013-14 SEASON:
Averaged 4.6 points, 2.5 rebounds and 16.1 minutes in 78 games (8 starts)…3 games with 15+ points…12 games with 10+ points…19 games with 8+ points (12-7 record)…18 games with 2+ steals (12-6 record)…DAL was 7-1 when he started…shot 26-72 (.361) from 3-point range in the 4th quarter…shot an NBA-high 67.9% (19-28 FGs) from the field and 68.4% (13-19 3FGs) from 3-point range through the first 5 games of the season (vs. ATL 10/30/13-at OKC 11/6/13)…shot 73.3% (11-15 3FGs) from 3-point range in the 4th quarter through the first 5 games…scored 10+ points in 4 of DAL’s first 6 games…15 points (5-8 FGs, 5-7 3FGs), all in 4th quarter, in 13 minutes at HOU (11/1/13)…career-high 18 points (7-9 FGs, 4-6 3FGs), including 14 on 5-5 FGs (4-4 3FGs) in 4th quarter, to go with 4 rebounds in 24 minutes vs. LAL (11/5/13)…17 points (6-8 FGs, 3-5 3FGs, 2-3 FTs), including 12 in 2nd half (8 in 4th quarter), to go with 3 rebounds and 2 steals in 25 minutes at OKC (11/6/13)…10 points (5-10 FGs) and 6 rebounds in 32 minutes at MIN (11/8/13)…he scored 10+ points in 3 straight games for the first time in his career (vs. LAL 11/5/13-at MIN 11/8/13)…7 points (3-5 FGs, 1-3 3FGs), 3 rebounds and 2 steals in 17 minutes at ORL (11/16/13)…12 points (4-7 FGs, 3-4 3FGs, 1-1 FTs) and 6 rebounds in 18 minutes vs. GS (11/27/13)…he recorded a team-high plus-minus rating of +19 vs. GS (11/27/13)…in 2nd start of season, 8 points (2-9 FGs, 4-4 FTs), 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals in 34 minutes vs. MIL (12/14/13)…8 points (3-6 FGs, 2-2 FTs), 5 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocks in 21 minutes vs. MEM (12/18/13)…8 points (3-8 FGs, 2-3 FTs), 6 rebounds (4 OR) and 1 steal in 16 minutes at PHO (12/21/13)…11 points (4-7 FGs, 3-5 3FGs), 2 steals and 1 block in 23 minutes at HOU (12/23/13)…9 points (2-2 FGs, 2-2 3FGs, 3-3 FTs) in 16 minutes at CHI (12/28/13)…in 3rd start, 12 points (5-8 FGs, 2-4 3FGs) in career-high 40 minutes at NO (1/10/14)…in 5th start, 14 points (6-8 FGs, 2-3 3FGs), 4 rebounds and 3 steals in 25 minutes vs. ORL (1/13/14)…13 points (5-8 FGs, 3-6 3FGs), all in 4th quarter, in 18 minutes vs. POR (1/18/14)…7 points (2-3 FGs, 1-2 3FGs, 2-2 FTs), 4 rebounds and 1 block in 21 minutes at TOR (1/22/14)…6 points (3-8 FGs), 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in 30 minutes vs. SAC (1/31/14)…8 points (3-9 FGs, 2-2 FTs) and 3 rebounds in 22 minutes vs. CLE (2/3/14)…assigned to the Texas Legends (D-League) on 2/27/14…recalled from the D-League (2/28/14)…re-assigned to the D-League (3/1/14)…recalled from the D-League (3/2/14)…averaged 22.5 points, 16.0 rebounds, 10.0 assists, 3.5 steals, 2.0 blocks and 43.4 minutes in 2 D-League games (2 starts) for the Mavericks’ DLeague affiliate Texas Legends (he recorded a triple-double in both games)…8 points (2-2 FGs, 2-2 3FGs, 2-2 FTs), 4 rebounds and 1 block in 16 minutes at DEN (3/5/14)…8 points (1-3 FGs, season-highs 6-7 FTs) in 12 minutes vs. POR (3/7/14)…12 points (4-4 FGs, 4-4 3FGs), all in 2nd quarter, to go with 4 rebounds in 18 minutes vs. DEN (3/21/14)…10 points (4-6 FGs, 2-4 3FGs) and 3 rebounds in 12 minutes vs. OKC (3/25/14)…13 points (5-5 FGs, 1-1 3FGs, 2-2 FTs), including 10 in 1st half, to go with 4 rebounds and 2 steals in 19 minutes vs. LAC (3/27/14)…recorded 2 DNP-CDs…left the game vs. IND (3/9/14) with an abdominal strain and did not return…missed 2 games due to the injury (at GS 3/11/14-at UTA 3/12/14).

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13:
Averaged 5.0 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 0.8 steals and 17.3 minutes in 78 games (16 starts)…among rookie leaders, ranked T-13th in assists and 9th in steals…2 games with 15+ points…13 games with 10+ points (10 as a reserve)…15 games with 2+ 3-pointers…3 games with 3+ steals…scored 8+ points in each of DAL’s first 5 games of the season (at LAL 10/30/12-vs. TOR 11/7/12)…in NBA regular-season debut at LAL (10/30/12), 8 points (3-7 FGs, 2-4 3FGs), 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal in 20 minutes…scored 1st career points on a 3-pointer at the 9:30 mark of the 2nd quarter at LAL (10/30/12)…1st career double-figure scoring game with 10 points (4-5 FGs, 1-2 3FGs), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 block in 22 minutes vs. CHA (11/3/12)…9 points (3-5 FGs, 2-3 3FGs, 1-2 FTs) in 14 minutes vs. POR (11/5/12)…in 1st career start, 8 points (3-4 FGs, 2-3 3FGs) and 4 rebounds in 27 minutes vs. TOR (11/7/12)…12 points (4-5 FGs, 1-2 3FGs, 3-4 FTs), 3 assists and 2 steals in 21 minutes vs. WAS (11/14/12)…12 points (4-6 FGs, 3-5 3FGs, 1-2 FTs) and 4 rebounds in 21 minutes vs. NY (11/21/12)…season-high-tying 15 points (6-12 FGs, 3-7 3FGs) to go with 4 rebounds and season-high 4 steals in 20 minutes vs. LAL (11/24/12)…he scored in double figures in consecutive games for the 1st time in his career (12 vs. NY 11/21/12; 15 vs. LAL 11/24/12)…11 points (5-9 FGs, 1-2 3FGs), 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in 23 minutes vs. SAC (12/10/12)…season-high-tying 15 points (5-13 FGs, 2-8 3FGs, 3-4 FTs) to go with 3 rebounds and 3 assists in 26 minutes vs. MIA (12/20/12)…9 points (3-6 FGs, 1-1 3FGs, 2-2 FTs) and 4 rebounds in 16 minutes at SA (12/23/12)…completed a 4-point play at the 6:31 mark of the 2nd quarter at OKC (12/27/12)…he became just the 3rd Mavericks rookie to record a 4-point play (Mark Aguirre, Erick Strickland)…5 points (2-5 FGs, 1-3 3FGs), 4 rebounds and season-high-tying 5 assists in 20 minutes at SAC (1/10/13)…10 points (3-4 FGs, 2-3 3FGs, 2-3 FTs) in 13 minutes vs. HOU (1/16/13)…13 points (5-7 FGs, 2-4 3FGs, 1-2 FTs) in 26 minutes at PHO (2/1/13)…10 points (3-11 FGs, 1-4 3FGs, 3-3 FTs) and 2 steals in 28 minutes at OKC (2/4/13)…11 points (4-7 FGs, 3-6 3FGs) and 2 steals in 16 minutes vs. SAC (2/13/13)…9 points (3-5 FGs, 2-3 3FGs, 1-1 FTs) and 4 rebounds in 14 minutes at MEM (2/27/13)…14 points (6-9 FGs, 2-4 3FGs), 8 rebounds (2 OR) and 3 assists in 36 minutes at MIL (3/12/13)…season-high (game-high) 14 rebounds in 34 minutes vs. CLE (3/15/13)…11 points (4-8 FGs, 1-5 3FGs, 2-2 FTs), 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, 29 minutes vs. OKC (3/17/13)…10 points (4-7 FGs, 2-4 3FGs) in 22 minutes vs. BKN (3/20/13)…7 points (3-3 FGs, 1-1 3FGs), 3 rebounds and 1 block in 16 minutes at LAL (4/2/13)…recorded 3 DNP-CDs…NWT (illness) at BOS (12/12/12).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by Cleveland in the second round (34th overall pick) of the 2012 NBA Draft…draft rights traded to Dallas along with the draft rights to Jared Cunningham (24th overall pick) and Bernard James (33rd overall selection) in exchange for Kelenna Azubuike and the draft rights to Tyler Zeller (17th overall pick).

COLLEGE:
Earned Big East Player of the Year honors as a senior and named Second Team All-American by the Associated Press…was one of 15 finalists for the John Wooden Award as a senior. 2011-12: As a senior at Marquette, ranked 1st on team in rebounds (8.4 rpg) and steals (2.5 spg), 2nd in scoring (17.5 ppg) and 4th in assists (2.1 apg)…10+ points in 31 of 35 games played, including 13 games with 20+ points…career-high-tying 29 points to go with 12 rebounds at Connecticut...27 points (11-14 FGs) vs. Rutgers…game-high 25 points (10-20 FGs) to go with career-best 16 rebounds and 4 assists in NCAA Tournament game vs. BYU…became the 44th player in the history of the program to reach 1,000 points (and only the 5th to do it in just 2 seasons)...17 points and 13 rebounds in NCAA Tournament game vs. Murray State. 2010-11: As a junior at Marquette, ranked 1st on team in rebounds (6.8 rpg), 3rd in scoring (11.8 ppg) and 2nd in steals (1.3 spg)…10+ points in 25 of 37 games…career-high 29 points (12-14 FGs) to go with 8 rebounds vs. West Virginia…25 points to go with 7 rebounds vs. Syracuse…season-high 13 rebounds to go with 12 points vs. Providence…16 points and 7 rebounds in NCAA Tournament game vs. Syracuse. 2009-10: Played his sophomore season at Howard College, where he was named NJCAA Player of the Year and was a First Team All-America selection at the Junior College level…helped Howard College to its first-ever national title in men's basketball…was named to the all-tournament team and tallied 27 points and 12 rebounds in the 85-80 OT win against Three Rivers CC in the championship game...averaged 18.9 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.3 steals. 2008-09: Played his freshman season at South Georgia Tech Junior College and helped lead the school to its first-ever NJCAA National Tournament appearance…Raiders finished season with a 21-7 overall record (perfect 20-0 record at home)…named the Georgia Junior College Athletic Association Player of the Year and garnered NJCAA Second Team All-America accolades...averaged 17.0 points and 10.3 rebounds in the state tournament.

PERSONAL:
Born July 6, 1990 in Villa Rica, Ga….full name is Corey Jae Crowder...son of Helen Thompson and Corey Crowder…his father, Corey, played in the NBA for the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs…has seven brothers and sisters…majored in Communication Studies…helped Villa Rica High School in Georgia to an overall record of 17-9 under head coach James Robinson in 2007-08...named the Times- Georgian Co-Player of the Year that season after posting season averages of 18.8 points and 7.2 rebounds per game...also starred on the football team at Villa Rica as the team's starting quarterback.

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