Corey Jae Crowder is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Suns and here is everything you need to know about Jae Crowder, including his net worth, records, personal life, and more.

Jae Crowder Facts

PositionSmall forward / Power forward
BornJuly 6, 1990 (age 32), Villa Rica, Georgia, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight235 lb (107 kg)
High schoolVilla Rica (Villa Rica, Georgia)
CollegeSouth Georgia Tech (2008–2009), Howard College (2009–2010), Marquette (2010–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall, Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career2012–present
2012–2014Dallas Mavericks
2014→Texas Legends
2014–2017Boston Celtics
2017–2018Cleveland Cavaliers
2018–2019Utah Jazz
2019–2020Memphis Grizzlies
2020Miami Heat
2020–presentPhoenix Suns
Social mediaInstagram
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Jae Crowder

Corey Jae Crowder (born July 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Suns (NBA).

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 despite not being heavily recruited out of high school.

He became eligible for the 2012 NBA Draft after his senior year ended. The Cleveland Cavaliers selected him with the 34th overall pick, and he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks on draft night.

Jae Crowder Salary and Net Worth

 Jae Crowder’s net worth is in the $10 millions . He earns most his $12 million yearly salary playing basketball professionally in the United States. His successful career makes crowder’s prosperous lifestyle and exotic car excursions possible. He is a powerful and wealthy professional basketball player in the United States.

Jae Crowder agreed to terms with the Phoenix Suns on a three-year, $29,162,700 contract that includes a guaranteed $29,162,700 in addition to an average annual salary of $9,720,900. Crowder’s base salary in 2022-2023 will be $10,183,800, with a cap hit of $10,183,800 and a dead cap value of $10,183,800.

Jae Crowder College Career

On July 6, 1990, basketball player Corey Crowder and Helen Thompson gave birth to Jae Crowder in Villa Rica, Georgia. Crowder started at point guard and quarterback for Villa Rica High School’s football and basketball teams, respectively. While on summer vacation in Florida, Crowder trained and worked out with his father, a professional basketball player with two years of NBA experience who was then playing in Europe.

Early college days for Jae Crowder

Crowder received some football offers after high school but was not heavily recruited. In Americus, Georgia, at South Georgia Technical College, he committed. He moved to Howard College for his sophomore year. After his junior college eligibility expired, he changed to Marquette.

Jae Crowder Professional Career

Crowder entered the 2012 NBA Draft after finishing his college career, expecting to be selected in the second round. Crowder was the 34th overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers, but a draught night trade with the Mavericks sent him to Dallas along with the 24th and 33rd picks in the draught, Janningham and Bernard James, in exchange for the 17th and Kelenna Azubuike.

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Jae during a Dallas Photoshoot

Crowder set a career high with 18 points against the Los Angeles Lakers on November 5, 2013. Crowder was assigned to the NBA Development League’s Texas Legends on February 27, 2014. On February 28, the Mavericks recalled him, reassigned on March 1, and recalled again on March 2.

The Mavericks exercised crowder’s contract on June 10, 2014.

On December 18, 2014, Crowder was traded to the Boston Celtics along with Jameer Nelson, Brandan Wright, a 2015 first-round pick, a 2016 second-round pick, and a $12.9 million trade exception for Rajeer Rondo and Dwight Powell.

Jae Crowder during his Celtics stint

He set a new season high with 25 points against the Miami Heat on March 26, 2017.

Crowder was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 22, 2017, along with Isaiah Thomas, Ante ii, and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 unprotected first round pick, in exchange for Kyrie Irving.

Jae during his stint at Utah

On February 8, 2018, the Utah Jazz acquired Crowder as part of a three-team trade that also involved the Cavaliers and the Sacramento Kings.

As part of a trade for Mike Conley Jr., the Memphis Grizzlies gained Crowder from the Jazz on July 6, 2019.

Jae Crowder in recent Phoenix Photoshoot

Crowder signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on November 28, 2020.

Jae Crowder Endorsements

Phoenix Suns starting forward Jae Crowder will become a brand ambassador for Gila River Resorts & Casinos in April 2022, marking the gaming company’s first professional athlete endorsement.

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Jae Crowder during off-season

Jae Crowder Achievements and Records

  • NJCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship
  • Second-team All-American – AP, SN (2012)
  • Third-team All-American – NABC (2012)
  • Big East Player of the Year (2012)
  • First-team All-Big East (2012)
  • NABC Junior College Player of the Year (2010)

Jae Crowder Personal Life

Crowder’s father, Corey, played in the NBA for the Utah Jazz and the San Antonio Spurs and had a 14-year pro basketball career, mostly in Europe. Crowder is the youngest of seven siblings. He majored in communication studies at Marquette’s Diederich College of Communication.

Jae Crowder with his mother

Crowder’s mother, Helen Thompson, died of cancer in August 2017. He was traded from Boston to Cleveland the same night she died.

FAQs about Jae Crowder

Does Jae Crowder have a ring?
Jae Crowder didn’t win any championships ring in his career till now.
How many NBA teams has Jae Crowder played for?
Jae Crowder played 10 seasons for 7 teams, including the Celtics and Jazz. He averaged 9.6 points and 4.3 rebounds in 735 regular-season games.
How long is Jae Crowder contract?
3 year


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