Crawford, the Clippers' sixth man, is third on the team in scoring at 16 points a game.
Green had been inserted into the starting lineup after
Green, who has started seven games in place of Redick, was averaging 5.1 points, but he was shooting only 31.9% from the field and 26.7% (eight of 30) from three-point range.
The Clippers were looking for a scoring boost, and that's why Crawford is starting for the first time this season.
“I was surprised when they told me,” said Crawford, referring to Clippers Coach
"I just want to do whatever I can to help the team."