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The Boston Celtics will indeed be in the market this summer for a veteran shooting guard, and Jamal Crawford just might fit the bill.
The 32-year-old combo guard told a Seattle television station on Thursday that he would not opt-in to the final year of his contract with Portland, which means he’ll be an unrestricted free agent this summer.
“I’m a free agent, so I’m excited about what’s there moving forward,” Crawford told Seattle television station KING. “There will be a lot of teams out there with a lot of interest. I’ll sit back after July 1 (the day free agency begins) and see what happens.”
CSNNE: Jamal Crawford intriguing option for Celtics
The one plus to getting Crawford would be that he’d no longer be on another team to kill the Celtics. For a while there it seemed that whenever Crawford saw green, the baske
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Brandon Roy retired after last season because of chronic knee problems, but the former Trail Blazers guard is ready to make a comeback.
Roy expressed plans to resume his professional basketball career while tweeting from the Twitter account of Will Conroy, his former University of Washington teammate. The two played basketball on Friday and Roy answered several questions from fans...
Jamal Crawford said on Thursday that he will opt out of his 12-13 contract with the Blazers.
Is Brandon Roy planning to make a comeback to the NBA? Although he retired because of a knee injury, it seems that may be the case.
Jamal Crawford opted-out of his $5.225 contract next season with the Portland Trailblazers, thus entering free agency this summer. Fox Sports is reporting the Miami Heat, New York Knicks, L.A.Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Sacramento Kings top Jamal’s free agency radar. Jamal Crawford has opted out of his contract with the Trail Blazers and entered [...]
With The _ Overall Pick, The Portland Trail Blazers Select…
This June, the Portland Trail Blazers have a chance to rebuild and get back into the thick of the Western Conference playoff hunt as quickly as next season.
That is of course if they play their cards right.
Holding two top fifteen picks (#6 and #11) as well as a pair of back to back second round selections, the TrailBlazers...
Forgive me if my initial reaction to the news that Brandon Roy may return to the court was not, "Hey, great news," but "why?" Any time an athlete is able to overcome a devastating injury to get back to playing the game he loves, it makes for a wonderful story. When Roy was finally struck down by increasingly degenerative knee issues prior to last season, it marked...
Free agency opens up at midnight on July 1. It appears that it is going to be filled with a lot of two types of players; restricted free agents who might actually be able to join a new team and shooters.
There are going to be lots of shooters. As CBS Sports' Matt Moore writes, Blazers guard Jamal Crawford and 76ers guard Lou Williams are both set to join the free agent class...
Former Portland Trailblazer, Brandon Roy has announced his intent to return to the NBA. Roy retired before the ’11-’12 NBA season began due to knee issues but announced that he was planning to make a comeback on his friend, Will Conroy’s Twitter. “Lord willing, I will play again soon,” Roy wrote in a series of [...]
After former NBA all-star Brandon Roy decided to thrown in the towel on his injury ridden career, the league definitely missed his presence. Roy was a big part of the Trailblazers organization and carried the team on his astonishing performances.I was pretty sad to see such a great player have to leave because of his very bad knee condition and constant rehab stints. But recent...
The biggest question for the Portland Trail Blazers is whether they are going to re-sign restricted free agent, Nicolas Batum. A lot of what happens in the draft starts with Batum. With what’s out there as far as small forwards go, this may cost them.
Batum will be a much sought out free agent this summer. At only 23 years of age, he can do a little bit of everything. This is...