Found December 15, 2011 on
Portland had to use their amnesty waiver on Brandon Roy in order to sign Jamal Crawford to the mid-level exception.
BEST OF MAXIM
The former Blazers franchise cornerstone is still coming to terms with the abrupt end of his storied career.
Jamal Crawford says the Portland Trail Blazers are “right there” in a three-team battle to sign him to a free agent deal. The Trailblazers need him, and want him. Is there any team in the NBA that's having a more injury riddled lead up to the start of their 2011/12 NBA season than the Portland Trailblazers? Brandon Roy is retiring, LaMarcus Aldridge has a heart condition...
Buchanan talks about the signing of free agent guard Jamal Crawford, what he'll bring to the Blazers this season, and the depth and versatility added.
Free-agent guard Jamal Crawford, who the Kings and Portland Trail Blazers had courted in the past few days sent out a Twitter post this morning announcing his decision: It's Portland.
Jamal Crawford has agreed to sign with the Blazers.
Crawford said his relationship with Blazers head coach Nate McMillan had an impact on his decision to join the team.