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Jordan Crawford out to disprove critics

It’s difficult when your passion is perceived as selfishness or your confidence is perceived as arrogance. Or when your propensity to score is perceived as narcissism.

Jordan Crawford comes to Boston as a 24-year-old guard with a lot of stories to tell, a cemented reputation as a scorer with no conscience, but also lofty impressions of himself. His stint in Washington ended poorly, with Crawford upset about his sixth-man role, unable to understand being displaced by Bradley Beal, and unsure why his role was shrinking on a club that was building for the future.

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