Blazers Give Qualifying Offers to Harkless, Leonard, Crabbe
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have extended qualifying offers to guard Allen Crabbe and forwards Myers Leonard and Maurice Harkless.
The qualifying offers, announced Wednesday before the June 30th deadline, make all three restricted free agents. Portland can match any offer that teams extend to the players.
Crabbe averaged a career-high 10.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists last season with the Blazers, his third with the league.
Harkless, a four-year NBA veteran, averaged 6.4 points and 3.6 rebounds in 18.7 minutes for Portland, with 14 starts for Portland last season after starting his career in Orlando.
Leonard, the 11th overall pick in the 2012 draft by the Blazers, averaged a career-high 8.4 points and 5.1 rebounds last season. He was also a perimeter threat, with 86 3-pointers.