Jordan Crawford thriving in new Celtics role

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Of course, Jordan Crawford wondered if he’d ever get the chance he’s receiving now.

When the shooting guard played for Washington last year at this time, in fact, that very thought crossed his mind more than once.

“I mean, there are times when you think certain things are going to happen that don’t go as planned, so you have doubt, a little bit, of how your career panned out, because that’s not what you dreamed of when you were little,” Crawford said Friday night.

With the Wizards, his career was certainly not going as planned, at least not the way he imagined when he was little.

He was a backup who felt he deserved a bigger role and realized that role wasn’t going to be available on a team with a backcourt of John Wall and Bradley Beal.

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