NBA Trade Deadline: Jordan Crawford for Leandro Barbosa

Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Wizards traded Jordan Crawford to the Boston Celtics for Leandro Barbosa, who is injured and out for the season.

We haven't seen anything remotely big on this trade deadline so far, but some smaller deals are now starting to filter through. The Boston Celtics have acquired shooting guard Jordan Crawford from the Washington Wizards for the injured Leandro Barbosa. Barbosa is out for the season with a torn ACL and is in the final year of his contract, so Washington essentially did this deal to get rid of Crawford and little more. (When all the details emerge, I expect that some money will go from Boston to Washington as well.) The Wizards now have Bradley Beal and apparently want nothing more to do with Crawford, who started about half the games he played for the Wizards.

Crawford is a chucker, no more, no less. He can score, but he can't do much else, and he doesn't do that efficiently. Why Boston felt like they needed him is difficult to say. He has one more year left on his cheap rookie contract, just over $2M next season. For his brief career, he averages over 18 points per 36 minutes -- and shoots 40% from the field. Like I said, a chucker.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Clips Nation

You must be a member of Clips Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Clips Nation. You should read them.

Join Clips Nation

You must be a member of Clips Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Clips Nation. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker