The peripatetic shooting guard—the Clippers are his sixth team—has found a home in L.A. He's averaging 16.5 points per game, helping the Clippers to their first division title in franchise history.
Did you wear your Michigan uniform when you watched the national title game?
JAMAL CRAWFORD: I would have, but it got stolen. All three of my uniforms. When I decided I was going to the NBA, they were stolen, and they haven't reappeared.
What impact did the Fab Five have on you?
JC: They're the reason I went to Michigan. I wore the baggy shorts, the black socks and the black Charles Barkley shoes. Those guys got me, a kid from Seattle, all the way across the country.
What is Trey Burke's NBA future?
JC: Very bright. There's only one Chris Paul, but I see a lot of Chris's tendencies in him. I love his game.
What's the value of having you on the bench?