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Jordan Crawford named Player of the Week

Add this to the long list of things you never thought you’d read this NBA season (or ever, for that matter): Jordan Crawford, starting point guard for the first-place Celtics [1], earned Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors.

The C’s were the conference’s lone team to finish last week unbeaten, sweeping the Bucks, Nuggets and Knicks to improve their record to 10-12. Crawford averaged 23.3 points (61.0 FG%, 52.2 3P%), 6.7 assists and 3.0 rebounds.

Crawford beat out Pacers forward Paul George and Pistons teammates Andre Drummond and Brandon Jennings [2] for the honor. Obviously, this is the first Player of the Week award of Crawford’s four-year career.