Wizards trade Jordan Crawford to Celtics

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The Washington Wizards traded guard Jordan Crawford to the Boston Celtics for the expiring contracts of Leandro Barbosa and Jason Collins, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

With the emergence of first-round pick Bradley Beal as Washington's starting shooting guard, Crawford's role diminished and his desire was to be moved elsewhere.

In parts of three seasons with the Wizards, Crawford averaged 14.5 points. This season, Crawford was averaging 13.2 points and 3.7 assists.

Crawford was the 27th overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft, and was traded from the Nets to the Atlanta Hawks for his rookie season.

Barbosa, who is making the league minimum $1.2 million, is out for the season after tearing his left anterior cruciate ligament.

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