This week the Boston Celtics traded Jordan Crawford to the Golden State Warriors. The move means less minutes - and shots - for Crawford, but he goes from a lottery-bound team to a playoff contender. Overall it certainly seems like a good deal for the ex-Wizards and upcoming free agent. Based on Crawford's tweet from overnight, he seems cool with the scenario and appreciate of his time with the Celtics.
— Jordan Crawford (@jcraw55) January 17, 2014
Hmmm, wait a second. Let's look at that closer, but minus hashtags and with a cleaned up version.
Thanks to the Celtics for giving me the one thing I asked for since getting to the NBA: Opportunity.
Huh, not so subtle there, are you Jordan. Playing time became an issue during his final days in Washington. So much so that Crawford posted this tweet to remind the masses he went from stat-stuffing December to a splinter gathering January. He was traded four days later.
12/1/12 - 12/31/12 20 6 5
— Jordan Crawford (@jcraw55) February 17, 2013
Anyway...perhaps the biggest bummer of all is that Crawford will not play in Washington this season seeing as the Warriors already made an appearance (Yes, the two teams could meet in the NBA Finals, but...). Based on how he clearly still holds a grudge, Crawford might be the most bummed of all.
That said, the Wizards and Warriors meet on the left coast on January 28. So, there's that.