Suns, Jae Crowder Agree to Pursue Trade

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Suns forward Jae Crowder has been a staple of Phoenix’s resurgence over the past two seasons. He brought championship experience, defense and a toughness to the team. But moving forward, it looks like the Suns will be without him. 

Shams Charania reported Crowder and the team have agreed to work on a trade to find a new destination for the veteran forward.

On Friday, Crowder tweeted, and then deleted, a tweet saying he would not be at training camp.

The team then sent out the following statement on Sunday: “The Phoenix Suns and forward Jae Crowder have mutually agreed that he will not be with the team for training camp.”

Crowder tweeted the following on Sunday:

The forward had been rumored at multiple times this offseason as a trade candidate, whether it was a part of the Kevin Durant deals that never materialized or in other trade negotiations.