Jordan Crawford continues to shine. This time against his former coach Doc Rivers' Los Angeles Clipper team accumulating 20 points and nine assists in Boston's tough fought loss last night.
Doc had this to say about Crawford's development this season:
Having said that, I do think Avery's time at the point has been crucial to his offensive development and his ability to take people off the bounce. Maybe Doc just felt Avery was more a definite part of The C's future than Crawford so wanted to give him the game experience.
Although, this quote is probably more telling as to why Doc started Bradley over Crawford:
Ultimately, I do agree with Doc, as I see Crawford as a great sixth man who still receives close to "starter's minutes" providing instant offense off the bench.
Doc on Jordan Crawford: "He’s playing a position right now because he has to. He’s probably still a 2, but he can play the PG position."— Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico) December 12, 2013
Not unlike the Clippers' Jamal Crawford, who iced the Clipper win last night with two late threes.
However, with the way Jordan's been playing, it could make the Celtic free agent negotiations with Rajon Rondo very interesting in 2015.
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Clint Corey 12/12/2013 03:38:00 PM Tweet