Earlier this week, Jay Crowder of the Phoenix Suns caused quite a stir when he tweeted “I believe it’s time for a change” and liked a social media post of himself in a Dallas Mavericks uniform.
Speculation about Crowder’s future with Sun has since intensified.
What was the point of his tweet? Did he want to get out of Phoenix? Does he want to go to the Dallas Mavericks or the Miami Heat? Could he be part of a deal for Kevin Durant?
Interestingly, in an Azentral Sports poll conducted earlier this week, 69% of voters voted that Crowder would not be on the sun to start the season.
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Check out some of the new speculation, rumors and business chatter surrounding Sun Starter since the social media antics earlier this week.
heat nation: Could JE Crowder be a substitute for summer?
Jonathan Sherman writes: “Last season, Crowder started in all 67 regular season games he played for the Suns. In those games, he averaged 9.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per game. He scored 39.9 percent off the field and more Shot 34.9 percent. from 3-point range. If he were to rejoin the Heat for the 2022-23 campaign, it would be interesting to see what kind of role he would play with the team. He played for the Heat during 2019. Played just 20 games for the -20 campaign after the mid-season trade. He started in those eight games. With that in mind, it’s important to note that in the playoff push of the season that propelled the Heat to the 2020 NBA Finals Growing up, Crowder started his team in all 21 games.”
sb nationQ: Can Jay Crowder’s days be numbered with the suns?
Jon Voita writes: “Perhaps Crowder knows that his days in Phoenix are numbered and that change is on the horizon as Team Four seeks to change its philosophy. James Jones, at least from the outside, is seen as being transparent. Appears to be the GM who can tell his intentions as well as his players. Could Jay Crowder’s card change? Does he know it? The KD saga continues. Stay tuned.”
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Sports Illustrated: Could the Sons trade JE Crowder in the Kevin Durant deal?
Donnie Druin writes: “Crowder’s future with Phoenix has been heavily discussed lately. Many insiders believed that Crowder, going into the final year of his deal, was a trade candidate for free. was moving to the agency. If the Suns were able to land Kevin Durant, Crowder is a likely candidate to leave Valley. Crowder has been with the Suns since 2020, and during his time as a three-and-a-half player Helped the team push new boundaries.”
fadeaway world: Jay Crowder wants to play where he can put more stats
Ishaan Bhattacharya writes: “Being on the Sun helps Crowder prove his worth to competing teams. On the other hand, he may need to position himself in the best possible way to ensure that So that they can get another good contract. League. With the Suns as competitive, they probably won’t be looking for Crowder to fill out the stat sheet every night. Many competing teams make a move to Crowder and get that Would love to do what he brings to the table as a defensive one. Further power that could drag the floor. If Sun accepts his request for a change, it will be interesting to see where he ends up.”
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Miami Sun Sentinel: Is it time for Jay Crowder to reunite with the Miami Heat?
Ira Winderman writes: “As far as the math goes, Jay is owed $10.2 million in the final year of a three-year contract this coming season, when he won the prize for helping lead the Heat to the 2020 NBA Finals. Left the heat in free agency after 2020. Since the heat doesn’t have cap space available and trade exceptions are lacking, they must send matching salaries for such trades. And that math isn’t in place at the moment, unless sans Duncan Robinson (who was unwilling to take on the Suns) is also a necessary chip for a potentially big deal) or Tyler Harrow (which is not happening). In fact, until Victor Oladipo becomes tradable in midseason, Until then it appears that numbers don’t work. Again, Andy Ellisberg has a knack for making any and all math work out.”
basketball forever: Business Speculation Around Jay Crowder
Eric Magana writes: “Trade speculation and rumors have surrounded Crowder this season, with the forward’s name frequently popping up in connection with a potential deal for Brooklyn Nets’ Kevin Durant. Crowder, now 32, from $10 million in The following season, the final season of his contract. Since joining the league in 2013, Jay Crowder has played for seven NBA teams. With the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns, he has played for the Celtics, Cavaliers, Jazz Also adapted for Grizzlies, and the Heat.”
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fan sidedShould the Mavericks trade for Jay Crowder?
Tyler Watts writes: “It appears the veteran forward wants to be traded out of Phoenix. He is set to make $10.2 million next season, and the 6’6” forward will be an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2023. Crowder Played the first two and a half seasons of his NBA career with the Maves. Could a reunion be ahead? The Dallas Mavericks Want to Upgrade Their Roster, But Should They Target Jay Crowder? Will They Actually Trade Him ?Let us take a closer look.
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