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Starting Crawford has helped point Celtics in the right direction

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Three games ago, Celtics coach Brad Stevens decided to make a switch at the point guard position. The team’s experiment of having Avery Bradley play that role just wasn’t working out. Bradley, a natural shooting guard, kept turning the ball over, with a team-high 15 miscues in the Celtics’ first four games, and the Celtics’ offense was stalled.

Stevens decided to have Jordan Crawford, another shooting guard, play the point instead. It was a move made mostly out of necessity, as the Celtics had no other real options with Rajon Rondo (knee) sidelined.

Crawford has thrived at the point while bring a calming influence over the Celtics, who have won three straight heading into Monday’s game against Orlando at TD Garden.

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