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Jordan Crawford Signs Rookie Contract

ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks have signed first-round draft

pick Jordan Crawford.

His agent said Friday the 6-foot-4 guard agreed to a four-year

deal that will pay him just over $1 million in his rookie season.

Crawford averaged 20.5 points for Xavier last year.

He was drafted 27th overall by New Jersey. The Hawks traded the

No. 24 pick, Damion James, for Crawford and the No. 31 pick, Tibor

Pleiss, during the draft. Atlanta sent Pleiss to Oklahoma City for

financial considerations.

The Hawks' rookie camp begins Friday night and runs through the

weekend.

 

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