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LONG ISLAND NETS REACQUIRE JORDAN CRAWFORD

By aryback | March 12, 2022

LONG ISLAND (March 12, 2022) – The Long Island Nets, the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, have reacquired guard Jordan Crawford from the available player pool to replace guard Tyrone Wallace while he plays for the New Orleans Pelicans on a 10-day contract.

Crawford (6’5”, 195) was previously acquired by Long Island on Dec. 30 and appeared in eight games (two starts) with the team this season, averaging 13.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 29.4 minutes per contest prior to being waived on Jan. 31.

The 33-year-old has also appeared in 281 career NBA games (99 starts) across six seasons with New Orleans (2016-18), Boston (2013-14), Golden State (2014), Washington (2011-13) and Atlanta (2010-11), recording averages of 12.2 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 24.4 minutes per game. Crawford has also appeared in 53 career NBA G League games (27 starts) over three seasons with the Grand Rapids (2016-17), Fort Wayne (2014-15) and Long Island (2021-22), averaging 21.8 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.2 steals in 30.6 minutes per contest. Additionally, Crawford has played five seasons (2014-21) internationally in China, Germany, Israel, Russia and Turkey. Most recently, the veteran spent the 2020-21 season overseas with Galatasaray of the Turkish Basketball Super League, where he averaged 20.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 33.8 minutes over eight appearances (all starts). The Detroit native was drafted by the Brooklyn Nets with the 27th overall pick in the first round of the 2010 NBA Draft and traded to Atlanta on draft night after playing two collegiate seasons at Xavier (2009-10) and Indiana (2007-08). Crawford averaged 20.5 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 32.8 minutes over 35 games (34 starts) with the Musketeers and earned Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Year honors after his final season.

 

 

About the Long Island Nets

The Long Island Nets are the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets. The team was founded ahead of the 2016-17 season and plays its home games at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island. Following a record-setting 2018-19 season, Long Island made the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, won the Eastern Conference Championship and reached the NBA G League Finals. For more information, please visit longislandnets.com and follow @longislandnets on Twitter and Instagram.

 

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