Found June 26, 2012 on Red's Army:
The Celtics have a lot of needs.  They really could use some size to help their horrible rebounding situation.  I mean, imagine how different things would have been if they could have been at least an average rebounding team?  You can also say “imagine how different things would have been had they had a reliable scorer off the bench?”  Which is why the Celtics are among the teams showing interest in Jamal Crawford: The Portland Trail Blazers are fielding trade offers for guard Jamal Crawford and the Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Boston Celtics are among the teams actively pursuing the scoring specialist intensely, a league source tells CSNNW.com. Other teams who have shown diminutive interest are the Los Angeles Clippers and the Phoenix Suns according to a person familiar with the situation. Crawford CAN score.. there’s no doubt about that.  But he made $5 million last year and he’s sure to be looking for AT LEAST that… and that’s working on the assumption that he...
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