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Who is Jamal Crawford?
Aaron Jamal Crawford is a famous American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA (National Basketball Association) from 2000 to 2020. Jamal is regarded as one of the best ball handlers in NBA history. Along with Lou Williams, he is the only three-time NBA Sixth Man of the Year winner.
Among his other distinctions, is that he remains the NBA all-time leader in four-point plays. Crawford on April 9, 2019, became the oldest to score 50+ points in an NBA game and also the first player to have 50-point outings with four franchises. His 51-point tally reached the most points ever scored by a substitute.
Jamal in NBA history ranks 21st with four 50+ point games accrued and 8th in career three-point field goals made (2,221). He is also the second player in NBA history to have scored 10,000+ career points off the bench. In 2021, Crawford began providing commentary on NBA League Pass.
How Old is Jamal Crawford?
He is 42 years old as of March 2020, having been born on March 20, 1890, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. Crawford shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; KassaDee Parker, Barron Trump, Hyunjin, Justine Ezarik, William Hurt, and many more.
Jamal Crawford Family
Who are Jamal Crawford’s Parents?
He was born to Clyde Crawford (Father), and Venora Skinner (Mother)
Does Jamal Crawford have Siblings?
He has two sisters by the names of Lisa Crawford and Lori Brown.
Jamal Crawford Education
He received his high school education at Rainier Beach High School. And then enrolled at the University of Michigan.
Jamal Crawford Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Tori Lucas. They married on August 23, 2014.
Jamal Crawford Kids
He has two kids with his wife Tori, a son by the name of Eric Crawford, and a daughter by the name of London Crawford.
Jamal Crawford Career
A High School Career
He played for Rainier Beach High School. He also led the Vikings to capture the 1988 Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) State Championship.
A College Player
He committed to play college basketball with the Wolverines under coach Brian Ellerbe. Crawford incurred a six-game suspension at the start of the 1999-2000 season from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). After the suspension, he joined the starting lineup and went on to average 16.6 points, 4.5 assists, and 2.8 rebounds on the season. After his freshman campaign, he declared himself for the 2000 NBA draft.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Chicago Bulls from 2000-2004
In the 2000 NBA draft, Jamal was selected 8th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers but was then traded to the Chicago Bulls in a draft-day deal that included the rights to Chris Mihm. As a Bull, in 2000-01, he struggled with his shot converting only 35.2% from the field. As a rookie, he was able to score in double-digits 10 times. Jamal averaged 4.6 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 2.3 assists across 61 games (8starting). The 2001-02 season limited Crawford to 23 games (6 starting) due to injury.
In his third season with the Bulls, his per-game averages improved to 10.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and 1 steal across 80 games (31 starting). Jamal’s fourth NBA season would be the last with the Chicago Bulls. He averaged 17.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.1 assists, and 1.4 steals per contest. In his third to last game with the Bulls on April 11, 2004, he came away with 50 points against the Toronto Raptors. Jamalwas traded before the start of the 2004-05 season along with Jerome Williams, to the New York Knicks in exchange for Cezary Trybanski, Dikembe Mutombo, Frank Williams, and Othella Harrington.
A Career with the New York Knicks from 2004 to 2008
In his first season with the Knicks, he averaged 17.7 points, 2.9 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 1.4 steals per contest on 70 games played (67 starting). In the 2005-06 season, he took a reduced sixth man role under head coach Larry Brown. Jamal in 79 games (27 started), averaged 14.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 3.8 assists. In the 2006-07 season, the Knicks replaced Larry Brown with Isiah Thomas as head coach. Due to an ACL injury, he was limited to 59 games (36 starting) but averaged 17.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 4.4 assists on the season. He was put back in the starting lineup in the 2007-08 season. On January 26, 2007, he provided the 23-59 Knicks with one of the few bright spots. He played only 11 games for the Knicks in the 2008-09 season before being dealt with the Golden State Warriors in a trade for Al Harrington.
A Career with the Golden State Warriors from 2008 to 2009
Jamal proved the best fit in the run-and-gun offense of coach Don Nelson due to his three-point shooting and ball-handling ability as well as court vision. In the 2008-09 season with the Warriors, he played 54 games and started in all of them. On December 20, 2008, he scored 50 points during a 110-103 win against the Charlotte Bobcats. This made him become the fourth player in NBA history to score 50+ points with three teams. The Atlanta Hawks acquired Crawford at the end of the season in a trade for guards Acie Law and Speedy Claxton.
A Career with the Atlanta Hawks from 2009 to 2011
Jamal joined the Atlanta Hawks for their 2009-10 season. In a 102-101 win against the Phoenix suns on January 15, he made a three-point shot at the buzzer to clinch the victory. On February 3, he set an all-time NBA record for most career four-point plays surpassing Reggie Miller in a win over the Los Angeles Clippers. In 2010, Jamal won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award. His team qualified for the playoffs but was swept by the Orlando Magic with a prime Dwight Howard. The Hawks in the 2010-11 season, fired coach Mike Woodson to bring Larry Drew. In the 2010-11 season, he was in consideration for the Sixth Man of the Year. The Hawks upon reaching the playoffs beat the Orlando Magic and advanced to the semis. But they were eliminated by the Chicago Bulls in six games.
A Career with the Portland Trail Blazers from 2011 to 2012
On December 15, 2011, Jamal signed with the Blazers. In 60 games, he averages 14 points while leading the league in free throw percentage with a career-high 92.7% in the lockout-shortened season.
A Career with the Los Angeles Clippers from 2012 to 2017
Crawford signed with the Los Angeles Clippers on July 11, 2012. In the 2012-13 season, he played 76 games and posted 16.5 points, 1.7 rebounds, 2.5 assists in 29.3 minutes played. In voting for the 2013 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award, he finished 2nd place edged out by J.R. Smith. He led the league’s reserve players in scoring in the 2013-14 season with 18.6 points per contest. With 3.2 assists and 2.3 rebounds, in 69 games played, he came off the bench in 45. He went ahead and won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award on May 8, 2014, his second time winning the honor.
On November 2, 2015, during a win over the Phoenix Suns, Jamal eclipsed 16,000 points. And scored a game-high 37 points on November 14 in a 101-96 win against the Detroit Pistons. At 36 years old, he broke the record as the oldest winner after being named NBA Sixth Man of the Year for the third time in his career. On July 8, 2016, he re-signed with the Clippers. On February 6, 2017, he joined the 2000 club after becoming the sixth NBA player to reach 2,000 made three-pointers. Clippers on July 6, 2017, he was traded and a 2018 first-round pick to the Atlanta Hawks.
A Career with the Minnesota Timberwolves from 2017 to 2018
Jamal signed with the Timberwolves on July 19, 2017. On October 18, 2017, he debuted for the Timberwolves in their season-opener. In a 107-99 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, he scored 10 points. On December 18, 2017, he made a season-high 23 points in 23 minutes in a 108-107 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. He won the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award in June 2018.
A Career with the Phoenix Suns from 2018 to 2019
On October 17, 2018, Jamal signed with the Phoenix Suns. And on December 17, he dished out a career-high 14 assists during a 128-110 win over the New York Knicks. On January 6, 2019, he finished with 16 points to join Dell Curry as the only NBA player to record 11,000+ career points as a reserve. Per 36 minutes in the 2018-19 season, he averaged 15.1 points to go along with a career-high of 6.8 assists. At 39 years old and 20 days, he broke two NBA records: the oldest player to tally 50+ points – held by Michael Jordan at 38 years and 315 days since December 29, 2001. Also as the most points scored by a player, not in the starting lineup, held by Nick Anderson with 50 points since April 23, 1993.
A Career with the Brooklyn Nets in 2020
The Nets on July 9, 2020, announced that they had signed Jamal as a substitute player for the remainder of the 2019-20 season. Due to positive COVID-19 tests, four Nets players opted out of the NBA reboot in Orlando. This led to Jamal’s signing. On August 4, 2020, he made his debut putting up 5 points and 3 assists in five minutes of action in a 119-116 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. With that game, he not only became the 29th player to play at age 40 but also the eighth player to play at least 20 NBA seasons. On March 21, 2022, Jamal announced his retirement from the league.
A Broadcasting Career
On November 21, 2022, he started doing game broadcasts for NBA League Pass alongside Quentin Richardson.
Jamal Crawford Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 5inches (1.96m) and a weight of 91kg (200lbs)
Jamal Crawford Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $14.98 million and a net worth of $55 million.