Pelicans adding Jordan Crawford for rest of season

The New Orleans Pelicans are signing shooting guard Jordan Crawford for the remainder of the season, as they try to hang on to one of the final playoff spots in the Western Conference.

New Orleans will allow Larry Drew II's 10-day contract to expire, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Crawford, 29, had been waived by the Pelicans earlier this season after appearing in two games.

He played for the Pelicans last season and averaged 14.1 points, 3 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 19 games after sitting out the previous two seasons.

Crawford has been in the NBA since 2010, also playing for with Atlanta, Washington, Boston and Golden State.

He is expected to be available to play in New Orleans' next game Friday at Phoenix.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.