Despite recent league chirpings that they are eyeing Jae Crowder, the Dallas Mavericks are apparently uninterested to trade for the disgruntled veteran (h/t John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Phoenix).
Crowder, who learned that there is a chance he’ll lose his starting position in the Suns lineup next season, requested to be traded away by the ball club. Both him and the Suns mutually agreed to not comply for training camp work this late September.
It was hinted by Shams Charania of The Athletic that other than teams like the Miami Heat, Boston Celtics and the Memphis Grizzlies, the Mavs has to be watched on with regards to the Crowder sweepstakes. But given the fact that they already have a solid plethora of wings in the likes of Dorian Finney-Smith, Reggie Bullock, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Maxi Kleber, chances of landing the vet on their side appears unlikely.
Crowder chalked up 9.4 points, 5.3 boards, 1.9 assists, 1.4 steals in 67 games played for Phoenix last season. He has an expiring deal entering the 22-23 season.
The 32-year-old forward started the first three years of his career wearing a Dallas uniform.