Warriors stars lobbying for team to sign Jamal Crawford

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Jamal Crawford is a wanted man, by the stars of the Golden State Warriors, according to a report.

According to a report by Marcus Thompson II of The Athletic, several Warriors starts are pushing the team's front office to pursue Crawford, who recently declined his player option to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves next season.

Thompson's report says Draymond Green and Kevin Durant are among the players who have lobbied the Golden State front office to chase Crawford, along with Steph Curry and several assistant coaches.

The 38-year-old Crawford carries a career scoring average of 15.0 and has shot 34.9 percent from beyond the 3-point line.

Last season, though, his numbers with the Timberwolves dipped to 10.3 points and 33.1-percent shooting from deep.

Golden State would be able to offer the veteran sharpshooter a minimum-salary deal or all of part of the mid-level taxpayer exception, which will start at approximately $5.3 million.