Report: Jae Crowder re-signs with Celtics for five years, $35 million

Thursday July 2nd, 2015

The Boston Celtics have reached an agreement with forward Jae Crowder to re-sign the restricted free agent to a five-year, $35 million contract, according to RealGM's Shams Charania. 

Crowder, 25, who was one of the Celtics' top offseason signing priorities, averaged 9.5 points and 4.6 rebounds per game with Boston during the 2014–15 season.

Crowder only played in 57 games for the Celtics last season after the Dallas Mavericks traded him, Jameer Nelson and Brandon Wright in exchange for Rajon Rondo

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Crowder started for the Celtics during Game 4 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Cavaliers, who eventually won the Eastern Conerence. He left what would be the last game of the Celtics' season with an ACL sprain, but ultimately avoided surgery.

- Will Green

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