Celtics forward Jae Crowder is going scorched earth.
“He’s a perfect fit,” Crowder said. “That’s what we were telling him. He had Washington and some other teams looking at him, but we beat them four times this year. You don’t want to go there.
This is the tamest of Crowder’s rampages. Bust lest you think it’s just an innocent statement of facts — the Celtics were 4-0 against Washington this year — Wizards center Marcin Gortat seemed to take it more personally:
Whatever his role, Gortat will have a little more motivation against the Celtics — just like the Warriors and Raptors will.