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Dunking with Wolves

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Review: Jamal Crawford

Jamal Crawford is the sixth player we’ve reviewed in our postseason Minnesota Timberwolves player review series, but he’s also quite possibly the most polarizing. When the Timberwolves inked Jamal Crawford to a modest two-year contract with a player option in 2018-19, it was a clear sign that Tom Thibodeau recognized just how thin his bench […] Minnesota Timberwolves Player Review: Jamal Crawford - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Canis Hoopus

Timberwolves Pending Free Agents

What will happen with the players who are free agents this summer? A quick rundown of the Wolves who can leave on a free this summer. To set the context, assuming the Wolves waive Cole Aldrich (reducing his guarantee from nearly $7 million to $2 million,) the Wolves will have about $112 million committed to eight players. They will have to make some decisions about how to fill out the roster on the relative cheap in order to avoid going into the luxury tax. Here are the guys who are out of contract: Jamal Crawford: Happily we don’t have to spend too much time on Crawford, who has...

ClutchPoints

Season Autopsies: How can the Timberwolves take the next step forward?

Season Autopsies: San Antonio Spurs | Phoenix Suns | Dallas Mavericks | Sacramento Kings | Denver Nuggets | Milwaukee Bucks | Miami Heat | Minnesota Timberwolves When the Minnesota Timberwolves traded for Jimmy Butler and signed Jeff Teague, Taj Gibson and Jamal Crawford in free agency last summer, they appeared ready to snap their 14-year playoff drought. They accomplished that mission by the skin of their teeth, beating the […] The post Season Autopsies: How can the Timberwolves take the next step forward? appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Valley of the Suns

Igor Kokoskov may make Jamal Crawford a FA target

After opting out of the second year of his contract in Minnesota, Jamal Crawford, aged like fine wine, will be an unrestricted free agent. So what’s the pitch for a young Phoenix Suns team with a brand new head coach? The Phoenix Suns are a young team with a brand new coach! Igor Kokoskov is […] Igor Kokoskov may make Jamal Crawford a FA target - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Canis Hoopus

Jamal Crawford to Opt Out of Contract

ESPN reports that Jamal Crawford plans to opt out of his contract for 2018-19 and become a free agent. According to a Chris Haynes report on ESPN, Jamal Crawford is planning to opt out of his 2018-19 contract, which would have paid him $4.5 million. This is surprising, at least to me; I would have doubted there were better options out there for Crawford, but he must be confident he can find work for similar or better money if he is going this route. Whether his reduced minutes (20 per game) compared to previous seasons and/or his relationship with coach Tom Thibodeau has anything to do...