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DeAndre Jordan: Jamal Crawford is 'Benjamin Button'

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Jordan compares Jamal Crawford to Benjamin Button from the F. Scott Fitzgerald short story.

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After Jamal Crawford broke out for 37 points in Saturday's 101-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons, DeAndre Jordan called DeAndre Jordan 'Benjamin Button'.

"He's Benjamin Button. Being as old as he is, ready to play at all times."

For those unfamiliar with the character of Benjamin Button, he is born as an old man, and over time, grows to be a young baby. Basically, he ages in reverse. In this reference, Jordan is stating that Crawford, at the young age of 35, is playing like a young man.

When Crawford was told about this reference, he laughed, but agreed with the comparison.

"I feel like I'm better because now I'm wiser -- I know when to do it, and when not to. Before you're younger and you're reckless. I still feel like I can get anywhere on the court."