Originally posted on Celtics Town  |  Last updated 2/21/13
Well, we knew a backcourt of just Jason Terry, Courtney Lee, and Avery Bradley would not last the rest of the season, and sure enough, per Chris Forsberg at ESPN — the Celtics swapped the injured Leandro Barbosa for Jordan Crawford.Yes, he is another combo guard with little ball handing skills.  Yes the Celtics need a shooting guard with size or a point guard who can handle, and Crawford is neither.  Yes he looks funny when he dribbles the ball up the court.He is a guard, and he can score, and Boston picked him up for Barbosa who was out for the rest of the season on a one-year deal.  I can only complain so much, ya know?Unexpected bonus– Crawford was the player responsible for dunking on Lebron James, at Lebron’s skills academy, which prompted Mr. James to throw a hissy-fit trying to confiscate the video footage.  A stretch, but I will take any mental advantage against last year’s MVP and NBA champion (see: Delonte West).
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