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206 Tracker: Jamal Crawford makes history. The Boston Celtics? Almost.

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Jamal Crawford crosses a historic scoring mark, while two Boston Celtics almost make history. Here is our daily look at players that have ties to the PNW or are former Sonics.

Jamal Crawford's consistency should be recognized.
Jamal Crawford's consistency should be recognized.
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Spor

Only 136 other players have scored over 15,000 points in their NBA career. In his 14th year, Jamal Crawford became the 130th player last night.

After sitting out the last game in Sacramento, Crawford returned to the lineup in Los Angeles. He went over the mark on a floater with 6:53 left in the fourth (see the video below at the 2:45 mark)

The second leading scorer of the night, his 19 points and passing (5 assists) buoyed the Clippers during the second quarter and gave the Clippers there first "comfortable" win of the season. Spencer Hawes again seen his minutes dwindle as coach Doc Rivers went small giving Reggie Bullock minutes. He logging 12 points all off of three pointers.

PNWer PTS FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A REB OREB DREB AST STL BLK TO MIN
Jeff Green (Celtics) 35 14-28 5-12 2-3 7 3 4 2 1 2 1 39
Avery Bradley (Celtics) 32 13-22 4-6 2-3 8 2 6 1 3 0 3 37
Tony Wroten (76ers) 20 7-16 2-3 4-6 5 1 4 4 5 0 5 31
Jamal Crawford (Clippers) 19 7-19 2-6 3-3 2 0 2 5 2 0 2 34
Jason Terry (Rockets) 8 3-8 2-5 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 23
Quincy Pondexter (Grizzlies) 5 2-6 1-3 0-0 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 26
Nick Collison (Thunder) 3 1-5 0-1 1-2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 19
Reggie Evans (Kings) 2 1-2 0-0 0-0 14 3 11 0 2 1 0 23
Nick Johnson (Rockets) 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spencer Hawes (Clippers) 0 0-1 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 15
C.J. Wilcox (Clippers) 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nick Johnson (Rockets) 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

These Boston Celtics on the other hand had a fight on their hands. They couldn't pull off the upset of the Dallas Mavericks, but being down by 30 points before halftime wouldn't deter them from trying.

Tacoma, Washington's own Avery Bradley was 4-6 from three, for a career-high 32 points, and former Seattle SuperSonic Jeff Green led the Celtics with 35 points (including 5-12 from behind the arc).

The Celtics three-guard-pressure defense was the catalyst. Bradley, Rondo, and Smart cut the halftime lead in half in the third quarter. Boston continued to go small to cut the lead down to three, with 3:36 left in the game, after a Marcus Smart three pointer (Right!).

A mix of Rajon Rondo, Marcus Smart, Bradley, Jeff Green, and Jared Sullinger again cut the lead to three with 0:39 seconds left, but Bradley missed one of three free throws, missing a chance to tie the game. Jeff Green attempted a 27-footer with 0:20 seconds left, that might have given them one last shot, but it came up short.

Even in the loss, Bradley and Green showed plenty of promise against a veteran Dallas team. Bradley scored 14 points in that fourth quarter and Green was a model of consistency, scoring nine points in each quarter except the last (7 points) to pace the team. Green especially showed the aggressive drives (half his field makes came at the rim) to the basket that the Celtics need from one of their leaders.

Tony Wroten's efficiency continues to impress, even if he is the sole play-maker for a young and unproven Philadelphia 76ers squad while Michael Carter-Williams is out. Quincy Pondexter helped the Memphis Grizzlies pull away from the New Orleans Pelicans in the fourth quarter with a key three pointer to stretch the lead out to 81-72 with 4:34 left in the game.

Who had the best night last night?