"We trying to win a championship, so we put all that aside," Thomas said. "We're gonna try to figure this thing out sooner rather than later and then try to compete for a championship. All those other things, I think it goes out the window now that you're teammates."
In January, Crowder vented to reporters about Boston fans cheering for Hayward before the Celtics' 115-104 win over the Utah Jazz.
"I heard the cheering [for Hayward] before the game," Crowder said Jan. 3, per CSNNE. " 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."
Crowder's frustration also spilled over on Twitter:
But now that the two are teammates, Crowder can put those events in the rearview mirror and focus on teaming up with Hayward—who plans to sign a four-year, $128 million deal, per The Vertical's Shams Charania—to try to dethrone the Cleveland Cavaliers atop the Eastern Conference.