Hoops World drops the name today.
If the mid-level and bi-annual salary exceptions still exist in the next Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the Celtics would be an interesting destination for Crawford.
The Celtics were eliminated in five games by the Miami HEAT in the second round of the playoffs and it was painfully obvious Boston needs depth at guard from the bench if it expects to make another title run with Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.
Boston has prided themselves on playing hardnosed defense as of late and while Crawford isn't the strongest defender in the game his offensive prowess would be enough to offset the gap.
Crawford's an interesting name because he'd instantly become our best bench scorer. He's be pretty good option to give Ray Allen some extended rest.
IF the Celtics do bring Jeff Green back like they've been hinting… and IF the CBA allows the mid-level again and Crawford accepts it… then the C's will be trotting out two less-than-stellar defenders out there in an effort to get some guys who can get up and down the floor with Rondo.
I'm not 100% sure Crawford, who just turned 31, is the best option out there, but he's an intriguing one. At the very least… he gets off other teams. He's a freakin' Celtics killer. Just look at all the big games he's had against us. Yeah, he's had some stinkers, but he's had plenty of huge nights.