While he’s not new to the NBA, Jae Crowder is relatively new to the Utah Jazz. He was traded to the Jazz in a three-team trade involving the Sacramento Kings and Cleveland Cavaliers in February 2018.
Before finding a home with the Jazz, Crowder played for several other NBA teams. During the 2012 NBA Draft, he was drafted by the Cavaliers but traded to the Dallas Mavericks. He played for the Mavericks from 2012-14. In December 2014, Crowder was traded to the Boston Celtics along with two other players. He played with the Celtics until he was traded to the Cavaliers in August 2017.
Crowder played the latter half of the 2017-18 season with the Jazz, which included a run to the semifinals of the Western Conference playoffs. In the first 10 games of the 2018-19 season, Crowder has averaged 14.2 points per game as well as 5.4 rebounds per game, with 4.3 being defensive rebounds.
Here’s a look at Crowder’s overall career stats:
NBA Career Averages
- Games played: 473
- Games started: 234
- Points: 9.2
- Minutes played: 23.9
- Field goals made-attempted: 3.2-7.4
- Field goal percentage: .429
- Free throws made-attempted: 1.5-1.9
- Free throw percentage: .787
- 3-pointers made-attempted: 1.2-3.6
- 3-point percentage: .342
- Offensive rebounds: 0.7
- Defensive rebounds: 3.1
- Total rebounds: 3.8
- Assists: 1.4
- Blocks: 0.3
- Steals: 1
- Personal fouls: 2
- Turnovers: 0.8
- NBA rating: 76
While Jae Crowder doesn’t lead in any categories on the team so far this season, he’s a consistent scorer who contributes heavily on both sides of the court. He’s also had moments of brilliance for the Jazz, including scoring 22 points in a win over Memphis in March 2018, as well as scoring 27 points during a playoff game against Oklahoma City.
As Crowder continues to play for his new home team in Utah, we look forward to seeing a continuation of brilliant moments and impressive numbers.