Warriors have interest in Bradley, Ariza, Crawford

Jamal Crawford wants to sign with the Sixers.

Once free agency starts, the Golden State Warriors plan to pursue Avery Bradley, Jamal Crawford and Trevor Ariza, according to a report from USA TODAY Sports.

All three players are unrestricted free agents this summer.

Crawford, who played this past season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, has interest in joining the Warriors. He 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.

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

In 67 games with the Houston Rockets, Ariza averaged 11.7 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists while shooting 41.2 percent from the field and 36.8 percent from three. He made $7.4 million in 2017-18.

Bradley split time with the Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Clippers. He only played in 46 games due to a lingering groin injury, posting averages of 14.3 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists, shooting 41.4 percent from the field and 36.9 percent from three.

When healthy, Bradley is one of the best perimeter defenders in the league and a reliable three-point shooter.

Crawford, Bradley and Ariza would need to take substantial pay-cuts in order to join the Warriors, who are projected to be paying an extra $3.25-per-dollar tax by the time they’re making decisions about the supporting cast