While everyone is soaking in happiness and rejoice following the Wizards’ fourth straight win and 11th of their last 18, many have began to forget the existence of one Jordan Crawford.
The love-to-hate swingman has often been touted for his volume scoring and unique wardrobe, but even more often hammered for his recklessness and inept decision-making. Either way, ‘Steez’ has failed to step on the hardwood for two straight games now, after he only clocked an average of 14 minutes and 4.4 points per game the seven games prior.
With no apparent report of injury, there’s really nothing to make of this other than Jordan has replaced Chris Singleton in Randy Wittman’s doghouse. This could be for a variety of reasons.
For virtually his entire tenure as a Wizard thus far, Crawford was considered Washington’s premiere scorer on what had been a very stagnant offense, an offense that seemed to have no choice but to resort to his erratic shot attempts, and risk his disruption ...