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Jamal Crawford biography

Date of birth : 1980-03-20
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Seattle, Washington
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-15
Credited as : Professional basketball player NBA, guard for the Atlanta Hawks, NCAA national championship

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Aaron Jamal Crawford is an American professional basketball player who plays with the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. He is a 6'5" and 200 lb (91 kg) shooting guard–point guard. He won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award for the 2009-2010 NBA season.

Acquired by the Hawks from the Golden State Warriors, in exchange for Acie Law IV and Speedy Claxton on June 25, 2009
• Traded from New York to Golden State, in exchange for Al Harrington, on November 21, 2008
• Signed-and-traded by Chicago, with Jerome Williams, to New York for Othella Harrington, Frank Williams, Dikembe Mutombo and Cezary Trybanski on August 5, 2004
• Traded by Cleveland, with cash, to Chicago for draft rights to Chris Mihm on June 28, 2000 (Signed on September 25, 2000)
• Originally selected as an early entry candidate by Cleveland in first round (eighth overall) of the 2000 NBA Draft.

LAST SEASON (2009-10):
After starting 145 games over the prior two years, embraced his new role as the Hawks sixth man, and proceeded to simply become the best sub in the league, taking home the NBA's Sixth Man Award, the first Atlanta player to receive that honor
• Crawford showed the ability to rack up points in bunches, utilizing the whole floor
• Finished his first campaign in Atlanta averaging 18.0 ppg, 3.0 apg, 2.5 rpg and 0.8 spg in 31.1 mpg (.449 FG%, .382 3FG%, .857 FT%), appearing in 79 contests off the bench
• Led the NBA in scoring among players who didn't start a game
• Ranked 29th in the NBA in scoring, 7th in 3FGM (163) and 18th in FT%
• Scored 20-or-more 31 times, including 1 30-point effort
• Led the team in 3FGM, was 2nd in ppg and 3FG% and 4th in apg
• Recorded nine four-point plays on the season, bringing his career total to 28, becoming the NBA's all-time leader (surpassing Reggie Miller's 24)
• The Hawks had only nine of them in franchise history entering last season
• Led the team in scoring (27x) and in assists (7x)
• Put in season-best 6-9 3FGs en route to 29 pts v/Det (4/3)
• Knocked down a season-high 14 FGs (14-25) on his way to season-best 33 pts @Tor (3/17)
• Sunk game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer v/Phoe (1/15), finishing with 21 pts
• Scored his 10,000th career point @GS (2/21) and dished out career assist number 2,500 @Sac (11/4)
• Ranks fifth on the Hawks career FT% list (.857)
• His 163 3FGM was the seventh-most by a Hawk in a single season, while his 427 attempts was eighth all-time

In lone season at Michigan (1999-00), appeared in 17 games (16 starts), averaging a team-high 16.6 ppg and 4.5 apg (.412 FG%) in 33.9 mpg
• Went 33-101 (.327) from long range
• Scored 27 points twice.

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