Sixers interested in veteran guard Crawford

Veteran guard Jamal Crawford reportedly received a one-year deal with the Suns.

The Philadelphia 76ers have interest in signing free agent guard Jamal Crawford, according to a report from Brandon Robinson of Scoop B Radio.

Crawford is an unrestricted free agent. The veteran wing signed a two-year, $9 million deal last offseason with the Minnesota Timberwolves, but declined his 2018-19 player option.

In 80 regular season games with the Wolves, Crawford averaged 10.3 points while shooting 41.5 percent from the field and 33.1 percent from 3-point range coming off the Minnesota bench.

He is looking for a larger role, as Crawford only played roughly 20 minutes a game with the Wolves.

Sixers rookie guard Zhaire Smith suffered a Jones fracture in Las Vegas and will undergo surgery. The Sixers have grown more interested in Crawford’s services after the news of Smith’s injury.

Crawford, 38, has career averages of 15.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 1,262 games with the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Clippers and Wolves.