Corey Jae Crowder is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. He is the son of former NBA player Corey Crowder. Not being heavily recruited out of high school, Crowder committed to South Georgia Technical College and later Howard College, where he led the team to an NJCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship in his sophomore season. While at Howard College, Crowder was also named State Farm Junior College Player of the Year. Later, he transferred to Marquette, where he was named Big East Player of the Year in his senior season. After his senior year ended, he became eligible for the 2012 NBA draft, where he was drafted 34th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers and traded to the Dallas Mavericks on draft night. In 2014, Crowder was traded to the Boston Celtics. He spent three years in Boston before being traded back to his draft team, the Cavaliers, in August 2017.
|Born:||July 6, 1990, Villa Rica, Georgia|
|Listed height:||6 ft 6 in|
|Listed weight:||235 lb|
|High school:||Villa Rica (Villa Rica, Georgia)|
|College:||South Georgia Tech (2008–2009), Howard College (2009–2010), Marquette (2010–2012)|
|NBA draft:||2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34, Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Twitter:||Jae Crowder's Twitter profile|
About Jae Crowder
NBA forward known for his hustle and his three-point shot. He played for the Dallas Mavericks from 2012 to 2014, then the Boston Celtics from 2014 to 2017. He spent the first half of the 2017-18 season with the Cleveland Cavaliers before a trade sent him to the Utah Jazz.
He played college basketball at three different schools, South Georgia Tech, Howard College, and Marquette, before entering the 2012 NBA Draft.
He played quarterback and point guard at Villa Rice High School in Georgia.
He was born to Corey Crawford and Helen Thompson and has seven siblings. His father played in the NBA for the Utah Jazz and the San Antonio Spurs.
He played alongside power forward Dirk Nowitzki on the Dallas Mavericks from 2012 to 2014.
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