Jae Crowder says Celtics fans ‘disrespected’ him by cheering for opposing player

first_imgNot because they cheered him a little louder before the game. Rather, it was the fans’ reaction to Jazz forward Gordon Hayward that got under his skin.“I heard the cheering before the game. I didn’t like that at all. I think that was a sign of disrespect to me from the fans,” Crowder told reporters, referencing the reception Hayward received during lineup introductions. “That sparked a little fire in me.”Crowder properly channeled his anger, tying his season high with 21 points to help the Celtics top the Jazz 115-104 for their fourth win in five games.“I just felt disrespected,” said Crowder, who hit a season-high five 3-pointers.After the game, Crowder took to Twitter and continued to vent.last_img

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