Crawford isn't much more than a chucker. What exactly else does he bring besides shooting jumpers at a low percentage. Everyone just looks at a scoring spurt he had last year when no one else could score and he was doing that at a sub 400 clip. He's nothing special.
Defence is below average too.
EDIT: I believe I mean 2 years ago, not last year.
Crawford is a scorer, that's what he does. He's not gonna have a major role in Boston. He'll only play like 15 minutes a game this season, if even that much.
And he isn't going to be able to chuck in Boston like he did in Washington or else he won't play. Doc isn't gonna allow him to play that type of game with the Celtics. Only person he lets chuck freely is Pierce.
Is Crawford really a scorer? He's playing 26+ minutes, not 15. Any guard in the NBA would score as many points as he does if they took as many shots. Probably more considering his percentages are below league average for his position. It's the percentages that are concerning.
Jordan Crawford is not gonna be playing 26+ minutes in Boston. He'll be playing 15 minutes a night at best.
He'll be more disciplined in Boston than he was in Washington. He's not gonna be able to just chuck up as many shots as he wants in Boston or else he'll get pulled out of the game. He's gonna be pretty much forced to improve his shot selection and take smarter shots.
Sure, but what makes him better than any other mediocre guard in the NBA? Is he a scorer? Well sure he scores when he takes a lot of shots, as anyone would. In which case we might as well say pretty much every SG in the league is a scorer.