Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 2/22/13
We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Washington related to the deal for Jordan Crawford. BNIE: A. Leandro Barbosa wasn’t giving their second unit real punch when on the court, is out anyway and is expiring at the end of the year. Jordan Crawford gives Danny Ainge another rookie who can grease a trade as the Celtics rebuild while giving Doc Rivers a situational player his veteran heavy roster can handle without difficulty and perhaps groom in the Nate Robinson mold. This is all upside for the Celtics. They get younger, a trade asset, and have no reason to expect a drop-off in the on-court product, though losing a bit of crucial front-line depth. Ernie, you just got Ainge’d. JKhan15: A. Hey, free player! The Celtics need offense, and Crawford can potentially help with that. And they didn’t have to trade away anything of substance to get him. Now the Celtics have a young player on h...
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