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Celtics settle for small move at deadline

LOS ANGELES — The Celtics negotiated until the final moments before the 3 p.m. trade deadline Thursday, trying to work deals that would upgrade the current roster and add youth and talent to future ones.

But the only move president of basketball operations Danny Ainge could muster was a three-player deal that landed Wizards shooting guard Jordan Crawford — once renowned for his dunk on LeBron James at a Nike Camp while at Xavier — for injured guard Leandro Barbosa and veteran center Jason Collins.

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