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Clippers' Jamal Crawford keeps making case to be NBA's sixth man of the year

Clippers' Jamal Crawford keeps making case to be NBA's sixth man of the year

Jamal Crawford called his shot before it went in. Actually, he called it before he even took it.

The Clippers guard walked over to his coaches with 22 seconds left in overtime Friday night and told them "it was going to be game" before he knew they would design a play for him in the timeout huddle.

That's exactly the way it unfolded, Clippers Coach Doc Rivers putting five relatively small players on the court in an attempt to have the Utah Jazz scramble and switch a big man onto Crawford for the last shot. The ploy worked. Utah forward Derrick Favors' outstretched arm could not stop Crawford from launching the ball...

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