(SportsNetwork.com) - The Golden State Warriors have reportedly acquired
guards Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks from the Boston Celtics Wednesday as
part of a three-team trade.
Golden State is sending guard Toney Douglas to the third team in the trade,
the Miami Heat, who will ship center Joel Anthony to the Celtics, according to
The Celtics will receive a projected future first-round pick and future
second-round pick in the deal. The first-round pick is owned by the
Philadelphia 76ers, but that will become two second-round selections if Philly
misses the playoffs this season or next, according to Yahoo! Sports.
The Heat will save $11.5 million in salary and luxury tax by unloading
The 25-year-old Crawford, who had a career resurgence in Boston this season
playing point guard, is averaging 13.7 points and 5.7 assists per game.
Crawford won Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors in early December
when he averaged 23.3 points and 6.7 assists, but his field goal percentage
has declined and his turnovers have increased since then.
In 10 games played this year, Brooks is averaging 3.1 points per tilt.
Golden State has been looking for depth at guard behind Stephen Curry, while
Boston cleared room on the roster for point guard Rajon Rondo, who is expected
Douglas is averaging 3.7 points per game, while the defensive-oriented Anthony
has seen his minutes dwindle to 3.1 per contest this season with the Heat.
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