No surprise, but source says Clippers won't be releasing Jamal Crawford before his contract becomes fully guaranteed for next season.
Clips Nation "As outlined in our previous post here explaining the Clippers's roster and salary situation this summer, the Clippers as a team have very limited means to improve in free agency. Because they lie so far above the salary cap, and likely far into tax territory if they resign DeAndre Jordan to a max..." May 21
I'm hearing Jamal Crawford has been cleared to play tonight. I reported last week this was his target return date.
Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford is expected to return to action Tuesday night against the Lakers, according to ESPN’s Arash Markazi. Crawford, the team’s sixth man, has missed the last 17 games due to a calf injury. He is third on the Clippers in scoring, averaging 16.4 points per..." April 07
ESPN Los Angeles "Jamal Crawford went through a full workout on Tuesday before the Los Angeles Clippers played the Golden State Warriors and is nearing a return to the court. Crawford will travel with the team this week during their two-game road trip to Portland and Denver but is not expected to play, sources..." April 01
Pro Basketball Talk "A few days ago, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers told reporters there was a chance Jamal Crawford‘s bruised right calf was bad enough that it would keep him out for the rest of the season. But on Thursday, Crawford seemed much more optimistic that he’ll be back before the start of the..." March 26
Real GM Basketball "Jamal Crawford has a very deep bruise on his right calf and has no timetable for his return. Crawford, who had to have it drained once in the last 10 days, has missed the Los Angeles Clippers' last nine straight games. "Jamal told me he's feeling better," Doc Rivers said Sunday. "It's just..." March 23
I'm told with Jamal Crawford out at least 10 more days, Nate Robinson will get a second 10-day contract.
Doc said Jamal's out for the upcoming trip. Blake's a maybe.
Crawford (calf) and Barnes (hamstring) are out tonight
Jamal Crawford is reportedly on the verge of being traded. @LAClippers
No Jamal Crawford trade is imminent I'm hearing but he's not "untouchable" as we head into the trade deadline.
ESPN "Los Angeles Clippers president of basketball operations/head coach Doc Rivers has recently tweaked the roster via trades/contract buyout and by the Feb. 19 deadline other deals could be made. Some teams have their eye on Jamal Crawford, but Rivers is loathe to deal his sixth-man and that makes a..." January 27
Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) reports LAC telling teams they do not intend to move Jamal Crawford. I've heard something similar.
Yahoo! Sports "As the Los Angeles Clippers propose guard Jamal Crawford in possible trade scenarios, the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year has a message for the Clippers and potential future teams: Wherever Crawford's playing, he wants a contract extension next summer. "Our intention is to get an extension with the..." July 03
SI "Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford has been named the 2013-14 NBA Sixth Man of the Year. Crawford, 34, previously won the Sixth Man of the Year award in 2010 as a member of the Atlanta Hawks. A second victory ties him for the most titles in the award’s history, joining Kevin McHale,..." May 08
ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford has won the NBA's Sixth Man Award for the second time in his career, according to sources familiar with the voting. Sources told ESPN.com that Crawford was originally scheduled to have received the award at Staples Center on Tuesday night before the..." April 30
Long Beach Press-Telegram "Clippers coach Doc Rivers shudders at the thought of guard Jamal Crawford not playing again until the playoffs begin. It just doesn’t bode well for a player to miss so many games down the stretch of the regular season, then expect him to be all he has been with a flip of a switch. “I don’t..." April 07
Blake Griffin (back spasms), Jamal Crawford (sore left Achilles') both doubtful for Clippers @Phoenix Wednesday
Redick listed as out tonight against DET. Crawford is a game-time decision and Collison is listed as probable.
Jamal Crawford plans to play Saturday. Says left calf is better
Los Angeles Times "With Jamal Crawford out again because of a strained left calf and J.J. Redick still out because of a bulging disk in his lower back, the Clippers are missing a big part of their offense. Crawford is the reserve shooting guard who became the starter when Redick went down. Redick is the starting..." March 11
Jamal Crawford said he returned too soon. Said he needs to get his left calf stronger. He'll miss Monday's game and he's day to day.
Jamal Crawford is a game-time decision tonight. Went through shootaround and felt good.
Jamal Crawford got MRI today that revealed mild sprained left calf. He's day to day. Good news for Clippers and @JCrossover.
Orange County Register "The Clippers should be feeling good after winning their third-straight game. Instead, the team was forced to deal with the reality that another key piece could be out for significant time. Jamal Crawford left Wednesday’s 101-93 victory over Houston with a strained left calf. Crawford will..." February 27
Pro Basketball Talk "Jamal Crawford’s slick crossover has made him one of the NBA’s best sixth men and a fan favorite. Though it’s probably not time to bid Crawford’s handles adieu you might not see them as often this season. Doc Rivers’ preferred offense includes more passing and less isolation and that means a..." October 05
Los Angeles Times "Got a ride back to the hotel Thursday night after the Clippers' collapse, the final 10 yards covered on foot in a dash to the door. It was touch and go, but bravery won out. On Friday, there was daylight here. So I took a break from the Memphis email threats to walk the streets while I could...." April 27
Orange County Register "Jamal Crawford has been rolling, fooling defenders and drilling jump shots since the All-Star Break. But Thursday, a sore left ankle did something that defenses haven't been able to do lately – stop him. Crawford didn't play Thursday night against the Denver Nuggets after pregame treatment to..." March 08
Yes, Jamal Crawford is back with the team after being with his family for the birth of his daughter, London. He will play tonight.
Jamal Crawford will miss tonight's game due to the birth of his daughter, London, Monday.
Orange County Register "Jamal Crawford cared too much. The Clippers' super sub wanted to play with teammates Blake Griffin and Chris Paul this Sunday in Houston during the All-Star Game. Crawford's one of the most talkative players in the team's locker room, and no matter the question, he's willing to answer. Except..." February 14
Good news for the Clips. Source tells me "everybody (Blake, CP, Chauncey, JC) is playing at this point." if no setbacks, it's on vs. Heat
L.A. Daily News "Clippers guard Jamal Crawford was scratched from Wednesday's game against the Magic with a sore right shoulder. Crawford initially hurt his shoulder in a collision during the Clippers' game against Toronto last Friday but played through the pain the past three games. At the same time he was also..." February 07
Los Angeles Times "The Clippers' Jamal Crawford suffered a broken nose in the fourth quarter of Friday night's game against the Toronto Raptors and has been listed as a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Boston Celtics. Crawford said that he was hit with Kyle Lowry's elbow and was bleeding after the..." February 03
Los Angeles Times "The Clippers' Jamal Crawford suffered a broken nose in the fourth quarter of Friday night's game against the Toronto Raptors and has been listed as a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Boston Celtics. Crawford said that he was hit with Kyle Lowry's elbow and was bleeding after the..." February 02
Los Angeles Times "As Jamal Crawford lingered in the Clippers' locker room late Friday night, two children darted across the carpet while two others swiveled in oversized chairs in front of Matt Barnes' locker. Crawford sat on a counter contemplating the scene and a season that has seemed like child's play for..." January 06
Orange County Register "Jamal Crawford dreamed about playing in the NBA. As a skinny 18-year-old kid playing for Rainer Beach High in Seattle, Crawford hoped he'd get the chance to play against teams such as the Chicago Bulls, Lakers and New York Knicks. But could he have imagined sharing an NBA floor with a..." December 14
Los Angeles Times "If there was any doubt that the Clippers remain serious about changing the culture of their franchise, perhaps they put it to rest Thursday. Free-agent guard Jamal Crawford agreed to a contract with the Clippers and the team reached a deal to re-sign veteran Chauncey Billups, according to NBA..." July 06
Grizzly Bear Blues "The Los Angeles Clippers have reached agreements with free agents Jamal Crawford and Chauncey Billups, which now means that, yep, Crawford is no longer on the short-list of free-agent targets for the Memphis Grizzlies. There goes another one! Details: Crawford, an unrestricted free agent..." July 05
Washington Times "After shaking off the disappointment of losing a 21-point lead and dropping their home opener to the New Jersey Nets, the Washington Wizards will head to Atlanta to face the Hawks on Wednesday. It will be a homecoming of sorts for rookie Chris Singleton. From Canton, Ga., Singleton said he..." December 28
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks likely will have to have to pay more if they want to re-sign free-agent guard Jamal Crawford. Indiana, New Jersey, Chicago, Orlando, Portland, New Orleans, and Phoenix are among the teams that have expressed interest in Crawford, according to a person familiar with Crawford's..." December 06
Bleacher Report "With the NBA Draft over, now fans can look forward to free agency. Free agency is the time where teams add players they think will take them over the top. Some of the top free agents this summer include Nene, Samuel Dalembert, Marc Gasol and Jamal Crawford. Nene of the Denver Nuggets is a very..." June 27
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The hockey arm of the Atlanta Spirit might be headed out of town, and a key part of the Spirit's basketball operation could be, too. This assumes the Spirit will keep the Hawks, which it might not. Confused yet?) Jamal Crawford won't be taking his talents to Winnipeg, but he might not be a Hawk..." May 20
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The hockey arm of the Atlanta Spirit might be headed out of town, and a key part of the Spirit's basketball operation could be, too. This assumes the Spirit will keep the Hawks, which it might not. Confused yet?) Jamal Crawford won't be taking his talents to Winnipeg, but he might not be a Hawk..." May 19
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "At one end of the locker room, Hawks All-Star guard Joe Johnson talked about essentially ditching coach Larry Drew's share-the-ball philosophy for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference playoffs Sunday. "Honestly, I just got to force the issue," Johnson said after he scored 10 points during the..." May 08
Chicago Sun-Times "Was Jamal Crawford stirring the pot when he said the Atlanta Hawks feel good because they took the Bulls' best shot in Game 2, so they have a right to feel good about their chances to win this series? Not really. And it's not as if the Bulls need fuel for the fire. But that's in play. ``He..." May 07
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Now that his sizzling scoring has helped put the Hawks on the verge of advancing past the Magic into the Eastern Conference semifinals, the praise is flowing for Jamal Crawford. But Crawford remembers the tags critics not so long ago used to hang on him. He was a scorer but needed a lot of..." April 26
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "They called Jamal Crawford "The Difference" because his scoring punch off the bench helped jolt the Hawks to 53 victories last season. Now things are just different for Atlanta's shooting guard. There are fewer big scoring games that made him a fan favorite and Sixth Man Award Winner last..." April 05