HoopsHype Jordan Crawford rumors

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The trade will save the Heat about $7.7 million in salary and luxury taxes this season and frees them on the $3.8 million they owed Anthony for next season. Depending on the Heat's salary-situation for next season, this is a deal that could end up saving them more than $15 million in salary and luxury taxes for a player who played just 37 minutes this season. ESPN.com

January 3, 2014 Updates

Crawford is set to become a restricted free agent at the end of the season. However, he thinks that in Boston, under Stevens, he's found an environment where he can flourish. "I think everybody bought in from Day One," Crawford said of the Celtics' surprising start. "(Stevens) has done a good job of keeping us focused." Still, he can't help but think about the decision he'll have to make this summer. "It's an NBA thing," he said "You're supposed to think about being a free agent. It's going to happen, so there's nothing I can do to deny it. I definitely want to be here. But it's the NBA. You never know what's going to happen." USA Today Sports

December 21, 2013 Updates

In hindsight, though, Crawford said he probably would have accepted a sixth-man role. “I would have. The reason I wasn’t as comfortable with it as I should be is because we weren’t a good team,” he said. “I was thinking, ‘Are we a good team? Are we fighting for something?’ ” Boston Herald

The guard sat out his last four games prior to his trade to the Celtics last February, after alienating Wizards management with his emotional response to the rise of John Wall and Bradley Beal ahead of him in the rotation. “I knew it was coming, but I should have been more professional with it,” Crawford said yesterday of his response to being bumped out of a starting role last season after Wall returned from injury. Boston Herald

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Miami is looking to deal for a young wing player who can score and take some of the load off Dwyane Wade. A few GMs have identified Boston’s Jordan Crawford as a player the Heat will go after in the coming days/weeks. New York Daily News

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Of course, Jordan Crawford wondered if he’d ever get the chance he’s receiving now. When the shooting guard played for Washington last year at this time, in fact, that very thought crossed his mind more than once. “I mean, there are times when you think certain things are going to happen that don’t go as planned, so you have doubt, a little bit, of how your career panned out, because that’s not what you dreamed of when you were little,” Crawford said Friday night. Boston Globe

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