Crawford was averaging 7.0 points in 14 games since being acquired from Washington on Feb. 21.
Crawford should see more playing time after getting buried on the Wizards' bench.
Crawford carried much of the scoring load early this season but had been unhappy with his role since the return of John Wall from injury. He flung his jersey into the stands after failing to play for the fourth straight game after Tuesday's loss to the Toronto Raptors.
Crawford came off the bench and had 8 points in just over 17 minutes of play. He is averaging 15.4 points, 4.5 assists and 3.9 rebounds.
Crawford was red hot on Friday, going 9 of 13 from the field and 4 of 5 from beyond the arc.
Crawford sat out Saturday's loss in Chicago because of a left ankle injury.Crawford is averaging 16 points per game.
It was an unusually efficient night for the volume-shooting Crawford, who netted his 27 on 11-of-16 shooting from the field.
It was an appropriate punctuation for Crawford's poor shooting night. He was 7 of 15 from the floor and 0 for 5 from 3-point range.
Crawford is averaging 17.1 points during the team's 7-game skid.
Crawford has quietly heated up for the Wizards. He's averaging 22.0 points, 8.0 assists and 7.3 rebounds in his last three games. He's also hit eight 3-pointers during that stretch.
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