What to know about Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder, a former Marquette star
Former Marquette star Jae Crowder has played a key role for the Phoenix Suns this season. Get to know Crowder here.
How long has Crowder been on the Suns?
He's in his first season with the Suns.
Has he played for other teams?
Yes. He played for the Dallas Mavericks (2012-'14), the Boston Celtics (2014-'17), the Cleveland Cavaliers (2017-'18), the Utah Jazz (2018-'19), the Memphis Grizzlies (2019-'20) and the Miami Heat (2020-'21).
Where is Crowder from?
Villa Rica, Georgia. He played college basketball for South Georgia Tech (2008-'09), Howard Community College (2009-'10) and Marquette (2010-'12).
What’s Crowder known for?
He can score, rebound and is a rugged defender. In Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, with 0.9 seconds remaining in regulation, Crowder inbounded the ball from behind the baseline perfectly to a cutting Deandre Ayton for a buzzer-beating, game-winning alley-oop dunk to lift the Suns to a 104-103 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
How tall is he?
How old is Crowder?
31 years old
What's his nickname?
What were his stats in 2020-'21?
10.1 points per game, 4.7 rebounds, 2.1 assists.
Who's Crowder's family?
He is the son of Corey Crowder and Helen Thompson. He has a daughter, Jada. He has two brothers and five sisters.
Other fun facts?
His father played with the Utah Jazz (1991-'92) and the San Antonio Spurs (1994-'95). He was named the 2012 Big East Player of the Year and was selected to the All-Big East First Team, AP All-American Second Team, NABC All-District (5) Second Team and NABC All-American Third Team as a senior. He enjoys playing video games, playing golf, recording music and helping the less fortunate. He wears a size 15 sneaker.