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Jamal Crawford

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Clippers

Biography

Background

NBA CAREER SUPERLATIVES:

• NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2010). • Entered 2013-14 Season ranked 17th alltime in career three-pointers (1,536). • Is one of three active NBA players with at least three games of 50-plus points (Kobe Bryant and LeBron James). • Finished (10th) in the NBA in free throw percentage (87.1%), tied for most in NBA in 20-point games off the bench (29), leads all reserves in scoring per 36 minutes and third in the NBA in 4th quarter scoring (behind Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant.). • Converted franchise record 58 consecutive free throw attempts from 11/3/12 vs. Golden St. through 12/9/12 vs. Dallas. • Converted five four-point plays. Overall, he has 37 four-point plays in the regular season, most in NBA history.

2012-13 (Clippers):

• Averaged 16.5 points, 1.7 rebounds, 2.5 rebounds and 1.04 steals in 29.3 minutes in 76 games. • Third on the team in scoring. • Finished second in the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year voting behind New York’s J.R. Smith. • Set Clippers franchise record with (149) three-point field goals, surpassing Rasual Butler, who made 145 in 2009-10. • Led or tied team in scoring 21 times, steals 14 times and minutes eight times. • Became first player in franchise history to top 1,200 points in a season without starting a single game. • Was second in the NBA in fourth quarter +/- with +230. • Continued to climb up the NBA’s alltime three-point chart to 17th in league history with 1,536 three-point field-goals in his career. • Season-high 30 points on 11-20 shooting 1/15/13 at Houston. • Team-high 25 points on 11-16 shooting and tied season-highs for rebounds (four) and steals (three) 3/6/13 vs. Milwaukee. • Made at least one three-pointer in 70 of 76 games. • Missed six games due to injury (sore left foot-2, sore right shoulder-1 and sore left ankle-2, personal-1).

PLAYOFFS:

In six games averaged 14.8 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 30.0 minutes...Scored in double-figures in five of the six games he appeared in.

2011-12 (Portland):

• Averaged 13.9 points, 3.2 assists, 2.0 rebounds and 26.9 minutes in 60 games (six starts). • Second on the team in scoring. • Finished first in the NBA in free throw percentage (92.7), shooting 191-206 from the charity stripe. • Crawford converted on 80-206 threepoint field goal attempts this season, good for 30.8% overall and fourth highest on the team. • Converted 37 consecutive free-throw attempts from 4/6/12 at Dallas through 4/16/12 at Phoenix. • 1/27/12 vs. Phoenix, recorded a seasonhigh 10 assists. • 2/10/12 at New Orleans, recorded 31 points while dishing out eight assists off the bench in a 94-86 victory, becoming the first Trail Blazer to register at least 26 points and eight assists off the bench since Geoff Petrie (10/25/70). • 4/11/12 vs. Golden State, scored a season- high 34 points and shot 13-13 from the line.

2010-11 (Atlanta):

• Averaged 14.2 points, 1.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 0.75 steals and 30.2 minutes in 76 games (0 starts). • Ranked second in the NBA in scoring off the bench. • Ranked 22nd in the NBA in free throw percentage (85.4%). • Scored 20-plus points 18 times and 30-plus in three games.• Recorded five four-point plays on the season. • Scored 20-plus points in six straight games (12/30/10-1/12/11). • 1/12/11 at Toronto, notched a season-high 36 points (12-23 FG).

PLAYOFFS:

In 12 games against Orlando and Chicago, put up 15.4 points, 1.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists…Scored 20+ points five times and in games 1-4 vs. Orlando, became the third bench player in the last 20 years (Kevin McHale in 1991, Nick Van Exel in 2003) to tally 20 points or more in four straight playoff games in a series.

2009-10 (Atlanta):

• Won the NBA Sixth Man Award after posting averages of 18.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 79 games off the bench. • Ranked 29th in the NBA in scoring, seventh in three-pointers (163) and 18th in free throw percentage (85.7%). •Scored 20+ points 31 times, including one 30-point effort.

PLAYOFFS:

Appeared in 11 playoff games, averaging 16.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists…Averaged 15.9 points in the first round vs. Milwaukee and 17.0 points in the second round vs. Orlando.

2008-09 (Golden State – New York):

• Split time with New York and Golden State, appearing in 65 games (all starts). Averaged 19.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 4.4 assists on the season. • Traded from New York to Golden State on 11/28/09 in exchange for Al Harrington. • In 54 games with the Warriors, averaged 19.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists. • 12/20/08 at Charlotte, scored a seasonhigh 50 points and notched career highs in free throws (17) and free throw attempts (18). • Became just the fourth player in NBA history to score 50-plus with three different teams, joining Bernard King, Wilt Chamberlain and Moses Malone.

2007-08 (New York):

• In 80 games (all starts), averaged a career and team-high 20.6 points (23rd in NBA) to go with 2.6 rebounds and 5.0 assists. • One of only nine NBA players to rank in the top-25 in scoring and assists per game. • Connected on 86.4% of his free throws.

2006-07 (New York):

• Played in 59 games (36 starts), posting averages of 17.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists. • 1/26/07 vs. Miami, scored a career-high 52 points, including a career-best eight threepointers and a career-high 20 field goals made.

2005-06 (New York):

• Averaged 14.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 79 games (27 starts). • Led the Knicks in scoring 22 times and paced the team with 101 three-pointers.

2004-05 (New York):

• In his first season with the Knicks, averaged 17.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 70 games (67 starts). • His 185 three-pointers marked the second highest total in team history. • Led the team in scoring 26 times and assists 10 times.

2003-04 (Chicago):

• Posted averages of 17.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 5.1 assists in 80 games (73 starts). • Set a Bulls record and ranked fifth in the NBA with 165 three-point field goals made. • Became the third player in franchise history to notch a 50-point game (Michael Jordan, Chet Walker).

2002-03 (Chicago):

• Played in 80 games (31 starts) and averaged 10.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 4.2 assists. • Tallied 20+ points 11 times and 30+ twice.

2001-02 (Chicago):

• Averaged 9.3 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 23 games played (six starts). • Made 44.8% of his attempts from behind the three-point line.

2000-01 (Chicago):

• In his rookie campaign with the Bulls, notched averages of 4.6 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 61 games (eight starts). • Reached double-figures 10 times.

COLLEGE (Michigan – 1999-00):

• In his lone season at Michigan, averaged a team-high 16.6 points and 4.5 assists in 17 games (16 starts).

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

• His foundation has provided ongoing support for athletic trainers at Seattle public high schools by donating money, medical supplies and purchasing heart defibrillators for each school. • Renovated Bronx’s P.S. 58’s library, providing books, computers, shelving and carpeting while a member of the Knicks. • Funded a new basketball court at his high school alma mater, Rainier Beach in Seattle. • Partnered with Feed the Children to help feed families in the Los Angeles area. • Participated in basketball clinics during the 2012-13 season as a part of the Clippers FIT program. • Hosted local youth at home games during the 2012-13 season as part of his PlayerZone.

PERSONAL:

• Full name is Aaron Jamal Crawford. • Has two sons, Eric and J.J., and a daughter London (born February 2013). • Played basketball for only two years in high school (junior and senior) and was named to Parade magazine’s All America team following senior season. • Played alongside current NBA guard Nate Robinson at Rainer Beach . • His high school jersey number (23) was retired by Rainier Beach in 2001. • Wore a headband at Michigan to honor former Sonics guard Slick Watts. • Favorite Movie: Harlem Nights; actor: Samuel L. Jackson; actress: Halle Berry; singers: Jay-Z, Faith Evans. • Awarded the 2012-13 “Tweeter of the Year” Award by Hoopsworld.com • Follow Crawford on Twitter: @JCrossover. Player Profile >