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Crowder has ACL sprain, no surgery; Cedric Maxwell says Cavs players told him they planned to retaliate

Here's the diagnosis on Jae Crowder:Jae Crowder has been diagnosed with a sprained left ACL according to the #Celtics following an MRI— gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) April 27, 2015Crowder, and thus Celtics, have dodged a bullet. Diagnosis on his knee is sprain and bone bruise. Won't need surgery, just rest & rehab.— Mark Murphy (@Murf56) April 27, 2015Last night on WBZ...
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Crowder escapes Smith’s vicious cheap shot with sprain, bruise

The Herald’s Mark Murphy has the good news about Jae Crowder’s injury: Celtics forward Jae Crowder has a sprained left knee and bone bruise, and will not need surgery, according to a source. The prognosis for the 24-year-old is rest and rehabilitation, the source said. Crowder suffered the injury early in the third quarter of yesterday’s 101-93 loss to the Cavaliers in Game...
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Watch Cavs’ Smith with the cheap hit on Celtics’ Crowder

Well this was a cheap hit. During the Cavs-Celtics game, things were getting heated when JR Smith decided Jae Crowder didn’t need his teeth anymore and cracked his jaw in with a cheap shot. Aside from getting tossed, needless to say, Smith will definitely be receiving a hefty fine and possible suspension...
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JR Smith 'nervous as hell' about possible suspension

BOSTON — J.R. Smith’s status for the start of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ second-round playoff series is in question after he was ejected in Sunday’s Game 4 win over the Boston Celtics. Smith and Celtics guard Jae Crowder were battling underneath the basket and Smith swung his arm and hit Crowder’s face. The referees reviewed the incident on replay and determined it was...
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JR Smith ejected for hitting Jae Crowder in the face (Video)

Cleveland Cavaliers swingman J.R. Smith was ejected on Sunday after he hit Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder in the face. Smith and Crowder were tussling for position after a missed free throw in the third quarter, and Smith swung his arm and nailed Crowder directly across the face. Crowder injured his knee while falling to...Read More
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WATCH: JR Smith ejected for hitting Jae Crowder in face

The Cleveland Cavaliers may very well sweep the Boston Celtics, but it’s uncertain whether the team will be at full strength when they start their second-round series against an unnamed opponent. Just minutes after Kendrick Perkins was given a flagrant 1 for this horribly dirty play against Celtics forward Jae Crowder, yet another ugly play happened in the third quarter of Game...
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WATCH: Perkins, Crowder get into it after dirty screen

BOSTON — The Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers have played a very physical first-round series, but the action didn’t get out of hand until the second quarter of Game 4. With 1:44 remaining in the first half, Kendrick Perkins went to set a screen for LeBron James and decked Celtics guard Jae Crowder to the floor.   This embed is invalid   " /> Crowder got up...
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Jae Crowder to start Game 4, Jonas Jerebko also? Brad Stevens might as well get nuts with his lineup

One of the changes Brad Stevens intends to make for his Game 4 starting lineup is to insert Jae Crowder:#Celtics forward Jae Crowder essentially confirms he's starting Game 4: "That's the plan."— Scott Souza (@scott_souza) April 25, 2015It appears as though Jonas Jerebko is another likely addition as well:FWIW: Green "starter" jerseys at end of practice included Turner, Bradley...
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Jae Crowder is starting tomorrow

Jae Crowder says he will be with the first unit for Sunday’s Game 4 closeout matchup with Cleveland, likely replacing rookie Marcus Smart or Evan Turner in the starting lineup. “That’s the plan,” Crowder said when asked about whether he was starting. “I just have to come out the gate, hit first and withstand their runs early. We’ll be fine.” CSNNE I love the move…...
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Celtics forward Jae Crowder: No one on the Cavs is intimidating

After Kyrie Irving’s stellar playoff debut on Sunday and the LeBron James and Irving tag team effort on Tuesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers are off to a 2-0 start against the greatly disliked Boston Celtics. The Celtics have shown a lot of gumption, giving the Cavaliers a handful in the first two games, and casting doubt on any premonitions of a Cavs sweep. In both games, the...
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