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Encyclopedia > Jamal Crawford
Jamal Crawford
Position Guard
Height ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Team New York Knicks
Nationality Flag of United States United States
Born March 20, 1980 (age 26)
Seattle, Washington
College Michigan
Draft 8th overall, 2000
Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 2000 – present
Former teams Chicago Bulls 2000-04

Jamal Crawford (born March 20, 1980 in Seattle, Washington) is an American NBA shooting guard currently with the New York Knicks. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (457x678, 41 KB)photo taken by flickr user Lordcolus source: [1] File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 For other uses, see Basketball (disambiguation). ... A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a metre. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... The New York Knicks, short for Knickerbockers, are a professional basketball team based in New York City. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in leap years). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King County Incorporated December 2 1869  - Mayor Greg Nickels Area    - City 369. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... 2000 NBA Draft - 28 June 2000 - Minneapolis, Minnesota See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft Round 1 Round 2 Categories: 2000 in sports | NBA Draft ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in leap years). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King County Incorporated December 2 1869  - Mayor Greg Nickels Area    - City 369. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the USAs premier mens professional basketball league. ... Shooting guard (SG), also known as “two guard” or “off guard”,[1] is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team. ... The New York Knicks, short for Knickerbockers, are a professional basketball team based in New York City. ...


Crawford attended the University of Michigan, but after being drafted in 2000 as a freshman by the Cleveland Cavaliers, he was traded on draft day to the Chicago Bulls for their pick, Chris Mihm. After four seasons in Chicago, he was traded (along with Jerome Williams) to the Knicks prior to the 2004-05 season, where he started alongside Stephon Marbury at shooting guard. The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... 2000 NBA Draft - 28 June 2000 - Minneapolis, Minnesota See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft Round 1 Round 2 Categories: 2000 in sports | NBA Draft ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Christopher Steven Mihm (born July 16, 1979 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA. He stands 7 feet tall (213cm) and weighs 265 pounds (120kg). ... Jerome Williams (born May 10, 1973 in Washington, D.C.) is a former professional basketball player in the NBA, who last played for the New York Knicks. ... The 2004-05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


On November 30, 2005, Crawford had one of the most successful halves of basketball in his young career as he torched his ex-team, the Chicago Bulls, for 23 second half points. The New York Knicks overcame an 8 point 4th quarter deficit in this game to beat the Bulls 109-101. The Chicago Tribune quoted ex-Bulls teammate Kirk Hinrich saying "I've seen Jamal do that a lot, It's unfortunate he did it against us." The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The New York Knicks, short for Knickerbockers, are a professional basketball team based in New York City. ... Kirk James Hinrich [surname pronounced HINE-RIK] (born January 2, 1981 in Sioux City, Iowa) is an NBA basketball player, currently playing point guard for the Chicago Bulls. ...


Crawford's uniform number (23) is retired at Rainer Beach High School in Seattle. On December 6, 2005, he scored 31 second half points in front of friends and family, as he and fellow Rainier Beach alum Nate Robinson enjoyed a road victory over the Seattle SuperSonics. This occurred just hours after Crawford unveiled Crawford Court, the $100,000 stadium for Rainer Beach HS. Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson (born May 31, 1984 in Seattle, Washington) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks of the NBA. // Robinson had a successful collegiate career in which he led his number-one-seeded Washington Huskies to the Sweet Sixteen in the 2005... The Seattle SuperSonics (or simply Sonics or Supes) are a professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... Crawford court was opened on the 6th of December 2005, but Jamal Crawford in his home town of Seattle. ...


Crawford is praised as a deadly clutch player as he has scored six game-winners in the final 10 seconds in the two seasons he has played with the Knicks. This has earned him the nickname among some Knicks fans, "Clutchford." However, he is also criticized by Knick fans for his inconsistency, and in games when he didn't play as well as the previous night, he is referred to as "Crawful." [citation needed]


In the 2005-06 NBA season, Crawford was projected to be the starting shooting guard alongside Stephon Marbury following the retirement of Allan Houston, but instead came off the bench. After some early-season struggles, he became a favorite of coach Larry Brown for his work ethic and commitment to defense. The 2005-06 NBA season was the 60th season of the National Basketball Association. ... Allan Houston Allan Wade Houston (born April 20, 1971, in Louisville, Kentucky, USA) is a former professional basketball player who spent the majority of his career playing shooting guard for the National Basketball Associations New York Knicks. ... Larry Brown For other people of the same name, see Larry Brown (disambiguation). ...


On January 26, 2007, Jamal Crawford scored a career high 52 points, putting him 6th on the all-time list. He hit 8 three pointers, one shy of the team record set by Latrell Sprewell in 2002. January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Latrell Sprewell Latrell Fontaine Sprewell (born September 8, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) also known as Spree, is an American professional basketball player. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


Jamal has one son named Kenneth Kirk Crawford.


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2000 NBA Draft
First Round
Kenyon Martin | Stromile Swift | Darius Miles | Marcus Fizer | Mike Miller | DerMarr Johnson | Chris Mihm | Jamal Crawford | Joel Przybilla | Keyon Dooling | Jérome Moïso | Etan Thomas | Courtney Alexander | Mateen Cleaves | Jason Collier | Hidayet Türkoğlu | Desmond Mason | Quentin Richardson | Jamaal Magloire | Speedy Claxton | Morris Peterson | Donnell Harvey | DeShawn Stevenson | Dalibor Bagarić | Jake Tsakalidis | Mamadou N'diaye | Primož Brezec | Erick Barkley | Mark Madsen
Second Round
Marko Jaric | Dan Langhi | A. J. Guyton | Jake Voskuhl | Khalid El-Amin | Mike Smith | Soumaila Samake | Eddie House | Eduardo Nájera | Lavor Postell | Hanno Möttölä | Chris Carrawell | Olumide Oyedeji | Michael Redd | Brian Cardinal | Jabari Smith | DeeAndre Hulett | Josip Sesar | Mark Karcher | Jason Hart | Kaniel Dickens | Igor Rakocevic | Ernest Brown | Dan McClintock | Cory Hightower | Chris Porter | Jaquay Walls | Scoonie Penn | Pete Mickeal

 
 

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