After being linked to title contenders like the Warriors and Cavaliers, veteran shooting guard Jamal Crawford surprised the NBA by inking a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Many people were shocked by the move and Crawford recently came out and explained why he chose not to be a typical ring chaser, and it's a pretty mature response.
Instead of choosing to join a frontrunner, he went for an up-and-coming team in the Timberwolves.
They might not be at the level as some of the top teams, but they are starting to put the pieces together. Crawford now joins a young lineup with KAT, Andrew Wiggins and Jimmy Butler.
You have to respect this kind of move. At the age of 37, Crawford doesn't have a ton of years left in the league, but he is still a fantastic player. The three-time Sixth Man of the Year will