Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Golden State Warriors have acquired
guards Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks from the Boston Celtics Wednesday as
part of a three-team trade that also involved the Miami Heat.
Golden State sent guard Toney Douglas to the Heat, who shipped center Joel
Anthony to the Celtics.
The Celtics will also receive a protected future first-round pick and
Miami's 2016 second-round pick in the deal, as well as cash considerations.
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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