Jae Crowder felt disrespected by Celtics fans rooting against him, deletes tweets

CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 29:  Jae Crowder #99 of the Boston Celtics shoots a free throw during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 29, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jae Crowder was not pleased with the fans rooting for Gordon Hayward and against the Celtics in Tuesday night's 115-104 win over the Utah Jazz.

Crowder finished the game with 21 points and a season-high five three-pointers.

“I hear the cheering [for Hayward] before the game,” Crowder told reporters after the game.  I didn't like that at all. I think that was a sign of disrespect to me from the fans. That sparked a little fire in me.”

He took to Twitter to express his disappointment:

Another Twitter user replied, “Welcome to boston jae…love it or leave it” before he replied “< I HAVE NO PROBLEM LEAVING IT.!" and then deleting the tweet. He also retweeted a user that said "Come back home to the Mavs."

Crowder was drafted out of Marquette by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the 2012 NBA draft. He was traded to the Mavericks, where he played from 2012 to 2014.

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