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Miami Heat | #99 | Forward

Jae

Crowder

PPG

10.5

RPG

5.9

APG

2.5

PIE

8.9

6'6" | 235lb | 30 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round (34th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft…draft rights were traded along with the draft rights to Jared Cunningham and Bernard James to the Dallas Mavericks for Kelenna Azubuike and the draft rights to Tyler Zeller on June 28, 2012…signed a multi-year contract with the Mavericks on July 20, 2012…traded along with Jameer Nelson, Brandan Wright, a conditional 2015 first-round draft pick and a 2016 second-round pick to the Boston Celtics for Rajon Rondo and Dwight Powell on Dec. 18, 2014…signed a multi-year contract with the Celtics on July 27, 2015…traded with Isaiah Thomas, Ante Zizic, a 2018 first-round draft pick and a 2020 second-round draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving on Aug. 22, 2017…traded with Derrick Rose and a 2024 second-round pick swap to the Utah Jazz for Rodney Hood and Joe Johnson on Feb. 8, 2018…traded with Grayson Allen, Kyle Korver, the draft rights to Darius Bazley and a conditional 2020 first-round draft pick to the Memphis Grizzlies for Mike Conley on July 6, 2019…was acquired by the HEAT in a three-team trade on Feb. 6, 2020 which saw Miami also receive Solomon Hill and Andre Iguodala from Memphis, Minnesota receive James Johnson from Miami and Memphis receive Dion Waiters and Justise Winslow from Miami and Gorgui Dieng from Minnesota.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

Has appeared in 608 NBA regular season games (297 starts) during his eight-year career and has averaged 9.6 points, 4.1 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.98 steals and 24.7 minutes while shooting 42.1 percent from the floor, 34 percent from three-point range and 77.8 percent from the foul line…has sat out a total of 30 games due to injury/rest, eight games as a DNP-CD, two games for personal reasons and three games while trades were pending…has scored in double figures on 293 occasions, including 37 games with at least 20 points and one 30-point game…his career high for consecutive games scoring in double figures is 17 (Dec. 18, 2015-Jan. 20, 2016) and his career high for consecutive 20-point games is two on four occasions (last: Feb. 22-23, 2019)…has grabbed double-figure rebounds on 28 occasions and posted 21 double-doubles…his longest streak of consecutive games with double-digit rebounds and consecutive double-doubles is three (both were Dec. 18-23, 2015)…his career high for most consecutive games with a three-point field goal made is 17 (Feb. 24-Mar. 26, 2017) and his career high for consecutive games with multiple treys is 15 (Jan. 16-Feb. 27, 2019)…has 249 multi-trey games…his career high for consecutive field goals made is eight and his career high for consecutive three-point field goals made is six (both Nov. 5-6, 2013)…his career high for most consecutive free throws made is 25 (Nov. 5-27, 2017)…his career high for consecutive starts is 150 (Oct. 28, 2015-Oct. 25, 2017)…his career high for consecutive games with a steal is 10 (Apr. 12-Nov. 13, 2015)…his career high for most consecutive games with a block is four (Mar. 20-25, 2015)…has 165 multi-steal games and 30 multi-block games…has appeared in 51 NBA postseason games (30 starts) and has averaged 10.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.06 steals and 28 minutes while shooting 38.5 percent from the floor, 32.2 percent from three-point range and 74.8 percent from the foul line…has scored in double figures 27 times in postseason play, including five games with at least 20 points…his longest stretch of consecutive postseason games scoring in double figures is four (three times)…has grabbed double-figure rebounds four times in postseason play and recorded four double-doubles…his longest stretch of consecutive postseason games with a three-point field goal made is 13 (Apr. 23, 2018-present)…has started both NBA G League games in which he appeared and averaged 22.5 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists and 43.5 minutes while shooting 43.9 percent from the floor and 66.7 percent from the foul line while logging a pair of triple-doubles.

2019-20 SEASON:

Split the season with the HEAT and the Memphis Grizzlies…appeared in 65 games (53 starts) and averaged 10.5 points (.401 FG%, .776 FT%), 5.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.11 steals and 28.8 minutes…missed a total of seven games due to injury, one game (Feb. 7) while the trade was pending and one game (Feb. 5) as a DNP-CD…sat out a pair of games (Dec. 14 and Dec. 29) due to left ankle soreness, one game (Jan. 14) with right hip soreness, two games (Jan. 26-28) due to right knee soreness, one game (Mar. 8) while in the NBA Concussion protocol and one game (Aug. 14) with a right knee bruise…set a single-season career high in assists…scored in double figures 33 times, including four games with at least 20 points…grabbed double-figure rebounds nine times and recorded six double-doubles…hit multiple treys in a career-high 15 consecutive games from Jan. 16-Feb. 27…saw action in 20 games (eight starts) with the HEAT and averaged 11.9 points (.482 FG%, .733 FT%), 5.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.25 steals and 27.7 minutes…was second on the HEAT with a pair of four-point plays (Feb. 29 vs. Brooklyn and Mar. 2 vs. Milwaukee)…topped the HEAT in scoring and rebounds twice each, steals six times and minutes, blocks and plus/minus once each…topped the HEAT reserves in scoring four times, steals nine times, minutes eight times, rebounds on seven occasions, assists and blocks twice each and plus/minus once…became just the seventh player in franchise history to record a double-double in his HEAT debut when he tallied 18 points and a season-high tying 11 rebounds at Portland on Feb. 9…started all 45 games in which he appeared with the Grizzlies and averaged 9.9 points (.368 FG%, .789 FT%), 6.2 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.04 steals and 29.4 minutes…led Memphis in scoring once and also led the team in minutes 13 times, steals 11 times, rebounds six times, blocks on five occasions, plus/minus three times and assists twice…scored a season-high 27 points at the L.A. Clippers on Jan. 4 and also tied his career highs in three-point field goals made (6), assists (7) and blocks (3)…topped the 15,000 minutes played mark on Aug. 10 vs. Indiana…connected on his 2,000th career field goal on Aug. 8 vs. Phoenix…recorded his 900th career assist on Feb. 20 at Atlanta…appeared in his 600th career game on Mar. 6 at New Orleans…Season Highs: 27 points (at L.A. Clippers, Jan. 4), 11 rebounds (three times), seven assists (at L.A. Clippers, Jan. 4), five steals (twice), three blocks (at L.A. Clippers, Jan. 4) and 38:17 minutes (at Cleveland, Feb. 24).

2018-19 SEASON:

Appeared in 80 games (11 starts) for the Utah Jazz and averaged 11.9 points (.399 FG%, .721 FT%), 4.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 27.1 minutes…missed two games due to injury…sat out one game (Dec. 29) with a left thumb contusion and one game (Apr. 3) with a right quad contusion…set single-season career highs for three-point field goals made (173) and attempted (522)…ranked fourth in the NBA in three-point field goals made off the bench (150)…led the team in three-point field goal attempts and ranked third in games played, field goals attempted, three-point field goals made and offensive, defensive and total rebounds…topped the Jazz in scoring four times and in rebounds and assists once each…scored in double figures 48 times, including eight games with at least 20 points and his lone 30-point effort…grabbed double-figure rebounds three times and recorded three double-doubles…had a career-high 50 multi-trey games…scored a career-high 30 points in 26:49 of action off the bench at Toronto on Jan. 1 in his 500th NBA career game…handed out a career-high seven assists and matched his career high in three-point field goals made (6) on Nov. 30 at Charlotte…Season Highs: 30 points (at Toronto, Jan. 1), 11 rebounds (twice), seven assists (at Charlotte, Nov. 30), four steals (vs. Houston, Feb. 2), three blocks (at Denver, Nov. 3) and 36:55 minutes (vs. Sacramento, Nov. 21).

2017-18 SEASON:

Split the season between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Utah Jazz…appeared in 80 games (47 starts) and averaged 9.7 points (.404 FG%, .818 FT%), 3.4 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 26.1 minutes…missed one game (Feb. 9) while the trade was pending from Cleveland to Utah…scored in double figures 44 times, including one 20-point effort…appeared in 53 games (47 starts) for the Cavaliers and averaged 8.6 points (.418 FG%, .848 FT%), 3.3 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 25.4 minutes…came off the bench in all 27 games in which he appeared for Utah and averaged 11.8 points (.386 FG%, .768 FT%), 3.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 27.6 minutes…topped the Jazz in scoring once…tallied a season-high 22 points at Memphis on Mar. 9, including a career-high six three-point field goals…connected on his 500th career three-point field goal on Jan. 12 vs. Indiana…appeared in his 400th NBA career game on Nov. 20 at Detroit…when he came off the bench on Oct. 28 at New Orleans it snapped a career high streak of 150 consecutive starts…Season Highs: 22 points (at Memphis, Mar. 9), nine rebounds (at Boston, Jan. 3), five assists (vs. Houston, Feb. 26), three steals (vs. L.A. Lakers, Apr. 3), two blocks (at Indiana, Jan. 12) and 36:14 minutes (at Milwaukee, Dec. 19).

2016-17 SEASON:

Started all 72 games in which he appeared for the Celtics and averaged 13.9 points (.463 FG%, .811 FT%), 5.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.01 steals and 32.4 minutes…missed eight games (Nov. 3-18) with a left ankle sprain and a pair of games (Feb. 9-11) due to personal reasons…set single-season career highs in minutes, minutes per game, field goal percentage, three-point field goal percentage, defensive and total rebounds, rebounds per game and assists per game…scored in double figures 54 times, including 10 games with at least 20 points…grabbed double-figure rebounds a career-high nine times and recorded a career-high seven double-doubles…hit at least one three-point field goal in a career-high 17 consecutive games from Feb. 24-Mar. 26…Season Highs: 25 points (vs. Miami, Mar. 26), 12 rebounds (at Brooklyn, Mar. 17), six assists (twice), four steals (at Miami, Dec. 18), three blocks (at Charlotte, Oct. 29) and 40:12 minutes (vs. Portland, Jan. 21).

2015-16 SEASON:

Started all 73 games in which he appeared for the Celtics and averaged 14.2 points (.443 FG%, .820 FT%), 5.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.73 steals and 31.6 minutes…sat out eight games (Mar. 15-28) with a right ankle sprain and one game (Apr. 1) for rest…set single-season career highs in starts, points scored, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, free throw percentage, steals and blocks…ranked among the NBA leaders in steals per game (14th) and total steals (15th)…scored in double figures a career-high 59 times, including a career-high 12 games with at least 20 points…scored in double figures in a career-high 17 consecutive games from Dec. 18-Jan. 20…grabbed double-figure rebounds five times and recorded five double-doubles…grabbed double-figure rebounds and posted a double-double in a career-high three consecutive games from Dec. 18-23…had a career-high 39 multi-steal games…had a career-high five steals on four occasions…appeared in his 300th NBA career game on Mar. 2 vs. Portland…connected on a career-high 11 field goals on Jan. 13 vs. Indiana…recorded a career high in minutes (47:47) on Dec. 11 vs. Golden State…Season Highs: 27 points (at Minnesota, Feb. 22), 12 rebounds (at Charlotte, Dec. 23), six assists (twice), five steals (four times), three blocks (at New Orleans, Dec. 7) and 47:47 minutes (vs. Golden State, Dec. 11).

2014-15 SEASON:

Split the season between the Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics…appeared in 82 games (17 starts) and averaged 7.7 points (.420 FG%, .773 FT%), 3.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 20.1 minutes…missed a total of four games…sat out one game (Apr. 15) with a sore ankle, one game (Dec. 19) while the trade was pending from Dallas to Boston and was a DNP-CD on two occasions…set single-season career highs in games played and offensive rebounds…scored in double figures 30 times, including a pair of 20-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds once…appeared in 57 games (17 starts) for the Celtics and averaged 9.5 points (.418 FG%, .762 FT%), 4.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.00 steals and 24.2 minutes…came off the bench in all 25 games in which he appeared for the Mavericks and averaged 3.6 points (.434 FG%, .909 FT%), 1.2 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 10.6 minutes…scored his 1,000th career point on Feb. 4 vs. Denver…appeared in his 200th NBA career game on Jan. 26 at Utah…grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds on Mar. 1 vs. Golden State…made a career-high nine free throws on Apr. 8 at Detroit…Season Highs: 22 points (twice), 17 rebounds (vs. Golden State, Mar. 1), five assists (at Oklahoma City, Mar. 18), four steals (twice), two blocks (vs. New Orleans, Jan. 12) and 44:35 minutes (vs. Detroit, Mar. 22).

2013-14 SEASON:

Split the season with the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA and Texas Legends of the NBA G League…appeared in 78 games (eight starts) for the Mavericks and averaged 4.6 points (.439 FG%, .754 FT%), 2.5 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 16.1 minutes…missed two games (Mar. 11-12) with an abdominal strain and was a DNP-CD twice…scored in double figures 12 times…appeared in his 100th career game on Dec. 9 at Sacramento…started both games he appeared in with the Texas Legends and averaged 22.5 points (.439 FG%, .667 FT%), 16.0 rebounds, 10.0 assists, 3.50 steals, 2.00 blocks and 43.5 minutes…recorded a triple-double in both G League games he appeared in, both against the South Bay Lakers…had 23 points, 18 rebounds, 10 assists, two steals and one block in his G League debut on Feb. 27…followed that performance with 22 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists, five steals and three blocks on Mar. 1…Season Highs: 18 points (vs. L.A. Lakers, Nov. 5), seven rebounds (twice), four steals (twice), three assists (four times), two blocks (twice) and 39:51 minutes (at New Orleans, Jan. 10).

2012-13 SEASON:

Appeared in 78 games (16 starts) for the Dallas Mavericks and averaged 5.0 points (.384 FG%, .644 FT%), 2.4 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 17.3 minutes…missed one game (Dec. 12) due to illness and was a DNP-CD on three occasions…ranked among NBA rookie leaders in steals (9th) and assists (tied-13th)…scored in double figures 13 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds once…made his NBA debut on Oct. 30 in Los Angeles vs. the Lakers and tallied eight points, three rebounds, two assists and one steal in 20 minutes…grabbed a career-high 13 defensive rebounds on Mar. 15 vs. Cleveland…made his first NBA start on Nov. 7 vs. Toronto…was named to the 2012 NBA Summer League All-Tournament Team…Season Highs: 15 points (twice), 14 rebounds (vs. Cleveland, Mar. 15), five assists (twice), four steals (vs. L.A. Lakers, Nov. 24), two blocks (at San Antonio, Mar. 14) and 36:13 minutes (at Milwaukee, Mar. 12).

NBA PLAYOFFS:

2019: Appeared in all 5 games (three starts) of Utah’s Opening Round series vs. Houston and averaged 11.4 points (.370 FG%, .737 FT%), 5.8 rebounds, 1.00 steals, 0.8 assists and 26 minutes…scored in double figures twice…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and posted one double-double…2018: Appeared in all 11 games (two starts) for the Jazz and averaged 10.0 points (.324 FG%, .643 FT%), 5.1 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.36 steals and 29.4 minutes…scored in double figures four times, including a pair of 20-point games…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and posted one double-double…came off the bench in all six games in the Opening Round vs. Oklahoma City and averaged 9.3 points (.316 FG%, .750 FT%), 3.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.83 steals and 27.7 minutes…scored a postseason career-high 27 points on Apr. 25 in Game 5 at Oklahoma City…appeared in all five games (two starts) in the Conference Semifinals vs. Houston and averaged 10.8 points (.333 FG%, .563 FT%), 6.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 31.8 minutes…2017: Started all 18 games for the Celtics and averaged 13.6 points (.435 FG%, .833 FT%), 6.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.06 steals and 33.1 minutes…scored in double figures 14 times, including a pair of 20-point games…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and posted one double-double…averaged 12 points (.409 FG%, .900 FT%), 5.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.00 steals and 33.7 minutes in the Opening Round series vs. Chicago…averaged 16.7 points (.436 FG%, .840 FT%), 6.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.29 steals and 32.6 minutes in the Conference Semifinal series vs. Washington…his 16.7 ppg scoring average vs. Washington marks his career high in a playoff series…handed out a postseason career-high eight assists in Game 6 on May 12 at Washington…averaged 14.6 points (.464 FG%, .769 FT%), 7.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 33.4 minutes in the Conference Finals series vs. Cleveland… his 7.4 rpg average vs. Cleveland marks his career high in a playoff series…grabbed a postseason career-high 11 rebounds on May 21 in Game 3 at Cleveland…2016: Started all six games for the Celtics in their Opening Round series vs. Atlanta and averaged 9.5 points (.278 FG%, .636 FT%), 6.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.50 steals and 32.8 minutes…scored in double figures four times and grabbed double-figure rebounds once…posted one double-double…2015: Appeared in all four games (one start) in Boston’s Opening Round series vs. Cleveland and averaged 10.8 points (.517 FG%, .769 FT%), 5.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.00 steals and 25 minutes…scored in double figures three times…made his first NBA postseason start on Apr. 26 in Game 4 and tallied seven points and three rebounds in 17:05 minutes…2014: Came off the bench in all seven games in Dallas’ Opening Round series vs. San Antonio and averaged 2.7 points (.444 FG%, .000 FT%), 1.7 rebounds and 11.6 minutes…made his NBA postseason debut on Apr. 20 at San Antonio in Game 1 and tallied six points and four rebounds in 11:45 minutes.

BEFORE NBA

Played two years at Marquette (2010-12) after two years at Howard Community College (MD)…appeared in 72 games (52 starts) for the Golden Eagles and averaged 14.6 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.88 steals and 30.2 minutes while shooting 49.2 percent from the floor, 35 percent from three-point range and 68.3 percent from the foul line…named the 2012 Big East Player of the Year and was selected to the All-Big East First Team, AP All-American Second Team, NABC All-District (5) Second Team and NABC All-American Third Team as a senior…was also selected as one of 15 finalists for the 2012 John R. Wooden Award…scored in double figures 56 times at Marquette, including 16 games with at least 20 points…grabbed double-figure rebounds 18 times and posted 16 double-doubles with the Golden Eagles…named the 2010 NABC NJCAA Division I Player of the Year at Howard CC after leading the school to its first national title in men’s basketball.

PERSONAL LIFE

Full name is Corey Jae Crowder…nickname is “Bossmann” because of the way he approaches life and because he’s the head of his family…is the son of Corey Crowder and Helen Thompson…has a daughter (Jada)…has two brothers (Cortez Thompson and Davarius McClure) and five sisters (Stephanie McClure, Jessica Walker, Chania Crowder, Justine Crowder and Zoe Crowder)…his father played two seasons in the NBA with the Utah Jazz (1991-92) and the San Antonio Spurs (1994-95)…majored in communication/broadcasting at Marquette…chose his major because he wanted to be able to speak in public and possibly become a broadcaster after his playing career is over…in his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, taking family vacations, playing video games, playing golf, recording music and helping the less fortunate…is an investor in ISlides and also donated to help pay employees during the 2020 COVID-19 shutdown…also has ownership of his own brand of Topik Underwear, a Pistacios Farm (North Bowie Farms/Whitetail Creek Orchard) in Arizona and a website company (Blackbunnies.us)…also has endorsement deals with Nike, Lececouture, Eternal Water and Topik Underwear…his favorite sport other than basketball is football and he’s a fan of the Atlanta Falcons…was named the 2008 Times-Georgian Co-Player of the Year as a senior at Villa Rica High School after averaging 18.8 points and 7.2 rebounds…also starred as Villa Rica’s starting quarterback on the football team…wears size 15 sneakers.