Jamal Crawford

American former professional basketball player

jamal crawford
American former professional basketball player Source: Google

Jamal Crawford is a former American professional basketball player who played in the NBA from 2000 to 2020.

He is widely regarded as one of the best ball handlers in NBA history.

Early Life and Family

On March 20, 1980, Jamal was born to his parents Venora Skinner and Clyde Crawford. He grew up along with her two sisters named Lisa Crawford and Lori Brown.

Jamal went to the University of Michigan after completing his high school education at Rainer Beach High School. He has played basketball since high school and has a strong passion for the game.

Numerous NBA and collegiate players, such as Kevin Porter Jr., Doug Christie, Terrence Williams, Nate Robinson, and Dejounte Murray, have come out of Rainier Beach High School.

Age and Body Measurements

When it comes to Jamal’s physical attributes, his body is in good shape. The American player, Jamal is 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 91 kg.

 College Career

Jamal chose to play college basketball for the Wolverines under head coach Brian Ellerbe after receiving a scholarship to Michigan.

The University protested the divisive choice, but in vain. Jamal was reinstated to the starting lineup after serving his suspension and finished the season with 16.6 points, 4.5 assists, and 2.8 rebounds.

Following his rookie season, the American player declared for the NBA draft in 2000.

Professional Basketball Career

The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Jamal eighth overall in the 2000 NBA Draft. He was eventually traded to the Chicago Bulls on the draft day along with the rights to Chris Mihm.

Jamal had trouble with his shot in his first season with the Bulls, making only 35.2% of his field goal attempts.

Despite this, the young player ten times managed to score in the double digits. The American player’s NBA season in 2001-2002 was limited to 23 games.

Despite this, he improved across the board, posting averages of 9.3 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 2.4 assists while converting 44.8 percent of his 3-point attempts.

Jamal’s averages per game over the course of 80 games rose to 10.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and one steal.

His last NBA season in Chicago was 2003–04. In his third and final game as a Bull, he scored 50 points against the Toronto Raptors on April 11, 2004.

Phoenix Suns

On October 17, 2018, Jamal agreed to terms with the Phoenix Suns. He also had a career-high 14 assists on December 17 in a 128-110 victory over the New York Knicks.

On January 6, 2019, Jamal joined Dell Curry as the only NBA player with 11,000+ career points as a reserve after scoring 16 points in a 119-113 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.

Brooklyn Nets

For the remainder of the 2019–20 season, the Brooklyn Nets signed Jamal on July 9, 2020, as a backup player.

He was signed following the withdrawal of four Nets players from the NBA relaunch in Orlando due to positive COVID-19 testing.

Jamal made his club debut on August 4, 2020, scoring five points and dishing out three assists in five minutes of play.

Relationship Status| Wife and Kids

On August 26, 2014, Jamal and Tori Lucas tied the knot. Even after many years of marriage, the couple’s love for one another is still more important than ever.

Their first child’s name is Eric Crawford. Likewise, waJJ Crawford, their second child, was born on June 6th, 20th.

2013 saw the birth of the couple’s third child in London Crawford. Their first girl child was named London. Their youngest child, Aerin Crawford, was born on June 10, 2016.

 Net Worth and Salary

Jamal Crawford played in the NBA for 20 very productive years. His NBA career is largely responsible for his wealth.

Jamal Crawford, a retired basketball player, is estimated to be worth $55 to $60 million.

In 2019-20, his final salary with the Brooklyn Nets was $289,803. His assets, vehicles, and other information are being investigated.

Social Media

The 42-year-old is a frequent social media user. He has over 1.5 million Twitter followers. He is not, however, actively searching on other social media platforms.

Jamal occasionally shares photos of himself with his wife and children. He also tweets and retweets about NBA players and NBA news.

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What was the jersey number of Jamal Crawford?

Jamal sported jersey numbers 1, 11, and 6.

Has Jamal Crawford ever appeared in a music video?

He appeared in Seattle rapper Kid Sensation’s music video for “Feelin’ Myself.”

Was Jamal Crawford an All-Star?

Crawford appeared for nine different teams, including the Bulls, Knicks, Warriors, Hawks, Trail Blazers, Clippers, Timberwolves, Suns, and Nets.

Quick Facts

Full Name Aaron Jamal Crawford
Birth Date March 20, 1980
Birth Place Seattle, Washington
Nick Name Jamal Crawford
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
High School Rainier Beach, Seattle, Washington
College University of Michigan
Playing Career 2000-2020
Zodiac Pisces
Chinese Zodiac Monkey
Father’s Name Clyde Crawford
Mother’s Name Venora Skinner
Siblings Lisa Crawford (Sister), Lori Brown (Sister)
Age 42 years old
Height 6 feet 5 inches (196 cm)
Weight 91 kgs (200lb)
Chest Size 41 inches
Biceps Size 15 inches
Waist Size 35 inches
Shoe Size 14 (U.S.)
Food Habits Non-vegetarian
NBA Draft 2000, Round: 1, Pick: 8th Overall
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Career Highlights and Awards
  • Second-team Parade All-American (1999)
  • 3× NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2010, 2014, 2016)
  • NBA Teammate of the Year (2018)
Build Athletic
Marital Status Married
Wife Tori Lucas
Date of Marriage August 23, 2014
Children Eric Crawford (Son), JJ Crawford (Son), London Crawford (Daughter), Aerin Crawford (Daughter)
Position Shooting guard / Point guard
Profession Former Basketball player
Net Worth $55 – $60 million
Salary Under Review
League NBA
Active Since 2000
Social Media  Twitter


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