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Celtics Morning Joe: Where Leon Powe should be the next assistant coach for the Celtics, but he wants to be an owner

I've said in the past, that the Celtics need a bigs coach. Someone that can encourage them, teach them, and to be someone that can be an ear. Leon Powe's career's was cut short because of a knee injury, and I think he's the kind of guy that the Celtics need to teach their current group of bigs.Powe is ambitious, but with something else. CSNNEPowe, who was in town...
Via Celtics Today
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Leon Powe on Red Sox Ring Ceremony, Boston Bombings and Buying an NBA Team

BOSTON - The Red Sox got their rings today, so naturally, the organization brought the entire city together for the event. With the Patriots, Bruins and Celtics recent title teams represented, Leon Powe held the Larry O'Brien trophy on the Fenway field. Powe also visited the Celtics locker room Friday evening and caught up with old friend and title teammate Rajon Rondo. Powe...
Via CLNS Radio
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Leon Powe part of Red Sox ring ceremony to represent 2008 Celtics, and he was actually the best choice

So as Boston is prone to do about once a year, the Red Sox celebrated their 2013 World Series title today, and it was extremely well done. Tributes to the marathon victims and firefighters who died last week, banner and ring ceremonies, montages to commemorate last season, and finally, the first pitch ceremony.Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino was honored at first pitch, surrounded...
Via Celtics Life
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Brown Takes Selfie With David Ortiz During Red Sox Ceremony (Photo)

The Red Sox raised their World Series championship banner Friday afternoon at Fenway Park, and a whole crew of Boston sports legends — even the immortal Leon Powe — were on hand for the occasion. One of those Boston greats was former New England Patriots wide receiver Troy Brown, who made sure he didn’t leave the field without grabbing Red Sox slugger David Ortiz for an obligatory...
Via NESN.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Leon Powe is back in town

I miss her, its been a while but she is with me now. Thank You Boston. pic.twitter.com/y3a8jieA3j — Leon Powe (@Leon_Powe) April 4, 2014   Leon made an appearance at Fenway Park this afternoon and he will be in attendance tonight at the Sixers game. Remember when Powe dropped 21 points on the Lakers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals? I do. Damn, I loved that team.  
Via Red's Army
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

SQ13#54—The 2008 Champions Lacked Athleticism

Of the 15 man playoff roster taken into the 2008 Finals by the Boston Celtics only Rajon Rondo and Tony Allen were above average NBA athletes.  Now “average” NBA athlete is a pretty awesome superlative; but think about it, this Championship team ran slower and jumped lower than most of the teams they decimated in April, May, and June.  So just how did they beat the snot out...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Delonte West talks about his demons, claims he's ready for a return: "Just give me a jersey"

The Celtics have had a plethora of lovable role players in recent years. From Walter McCarty to Mickael Pietrus, Eddie House and Leon Powe — the C's have had no shortage of reserves who have captivated the fan base. Delonte West was no different. West, a Celtics 1st round pick in 2004, played with the team from '04-'07 before being traded in the Ray Allen deal, and...
Via Celtics Life
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

A Few More Names Surface from Celtics' Workouts

There hasn't been any official reports from the Celtics about their workouts with draft prospects, but there has been tidbits of information coming out from tweets and other sources. The Celtics had more workouts this weekend with players including Jeff Withey, Tyler Brown, Troy Daniels, Jon Lee and Trevor Mbakwe. Jeff Withey might be the most intriguing among this group...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

What the Hell Happened to...Rodney Rogers?

Sometimes I think back to that celebration on June 17, 2008.  The little green and gold and black confetti falling on the Garden floor.  I see an elated Kevin Garnett bellowing "Anything Is Possible."  I see an almost-childlike Ray Allen gleefully skipping across the parquet.  I see Glen Davis and Leon Powe and Paul Pierce huddled up yelling "Hoo-rah, Celtics,...
Via Celtics Life
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

The Celtics need a second round point guard this draft

Draymond Green, Chandler Parsons, Lance Stephenson. In addition to playing key roles on playoff teams this season, these three have another thing in common; all of them were selected in the second round of previous NBA Drafts. Due to the rookie payscale, second round picks are given very low salaries when they enter the league so finding a contributor after the 30th pick can provide...
Via Celtics Life
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Who will be the unsung heroes the NBA Playoffs?

Every year in the playoffs there is one player that stands out and steps up for his team when needed. It could be a rotation player dropping 20 points in a pivotal game, say Leon Powe scoring 21 points against the Lakers. It could be an injury riddled star giving his fans one last moment to remember him by, Brandon Roy erasing a 23 point deficit against Dallas, which will always...
Via The Sports Blitz
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… Doubting Scott’s second unit

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “Walton was awful after his initial three possessions on the court in the second quarter. Playing out of position at the power forward spot, he received minutes over more...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Still Searching for Chemistry

Can these Celtics pass Doc Rivers' chemistry lesson? (AP There are six days remaining before the start of the regular season and the Boston Celtics are still searching for chemistry. WEEI's Green Street spoke to Jeff Green about Boston's roster:“We’ve got a lot of guys who can put up a lot of points on the board, and we’re very unselfish,” said Jeff Green. ...
Via Celtics Life
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Is This Year's Celtics Bench Better Than In 2008?

In 2008 the skill set coming off the bench was perfect for what the team needed, locked down wing defense from James Posey, sniper 3 point shooting from Eddie House, energy and athleticism from Tony Allen and Leon Powe, veteran smarts and toughness from Sam Cassell and P.J. Brown, token Celtics white guy from Brian Scalabrine. Last week Pierce referenced the versatility that the...
Via Celtics Life
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Vegas SL Game 2: Celtics (2-0) vs Bulls (0-1)

vs Boston Celtics (2-0) vs Chicago Bulls (0-1) Wednesday, July 18 12:00 PM ET Tape Delay (Game was played 7/17 10:00 PM) NBA-TV Cox Pavillion, Las Vegas, NV This game was already played and the results recorded but won't be televised until 12:00 PM ET today.  Some people (like me) found a stream and were able to watch it live, but many won't watch until...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Bulls 2012 Summer League Roster

According to Aggrey Sam of CSN Chicago, the Bulls will have the following 13 players on their roster for the Las Vegas Summer League which starts Friday, July 13.  Chicago will face off against Boston on Tuesday, July 17 at 9 PM (CT).  Complete schedule can be found here. Jimmy Butler – 6’7 Guard – Chicago Bulls – 1 year experience Marquis Teague - 6’2 Point Guard...
Via The Windy Apple
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Under-The-Radar Players To Pay Attention To At Summer League

There are those who enjoy NBA basketball, and then there are those who watch Summer League.  The latter group will be pleased to learn that this year’s Las Vegas Summer League will consist of its most teams ever, 24, meaning that NBATV will be televising 60 games over a ten-day period spanning from July 13th to July 22nd.  Thirty-nine of those games will be shown live, and they’ll...
Via NBA 24/7 365
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Who Should the Cavs Target in Free Agency?

Not this guy The Decision. Larry Hughes, Donyell Marshall and Damon Jones. Gerald Wilkins, “Jordan stopper“. Sasha Pavlovic and Anderson Varejao holding out. Anthony Parker, Leon Powe and Jamario Moon. Michael Cage. Ira Newble and Kevin Ollie. Carlos Boozer lying to Gordon Gund. Are we excited for free agency, Cavs fans?! As of 12:01 AM this morning, only three days after...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

The eve of the end for the Celtics?

Tonight is the night. Tonight could be the last night of this particular Big Three in the city of Boston. Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett, it could be the last time these three old-pros take the court together as members of the Boston Celtics. Sure, the past five years have had the bipolar Rajon Rondo and his off and on brilliance. There was also Leon Powe and P. J Brown,...
Via Boston's Bettah
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics 101, Hawks 79: Celtics steamroll Hawks, take 3-1 series lead

The stakes were significantly smaller but, at least until the second-half letup, that felt a lot like Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals. I half expected Leon Powe to come off the bench for a series of vicious dunks, Kevin Garnett to scream “Anyttthiinnngggg iisss poooosssibbbllleee” and Brian Scalabrine to crash the post-game press conference with a memorable display of awesomeness...
Via Celtics Town
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Doc rips Celtics, calls team effort a "crime"

ESPN Boston "I had to use two timeouts in the first half to remind us that we actually had an NBA game to play and that we needed to play," a ruffled Rivers told reporters in Chicago. "I thought that was the worst loss for us this year, with the way we approached the game." I think this team has shown great resolve, but right now, that's twice now [the Celtics...
Via Celtics Life
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Dickerson: Hollins to join team in Philly

The Celtics need to release a player before adding Hollins to the roster. No word if it will be Jermaine O'Neal or Chris Wilcox for this transaction. I'd still like to see them take a flyer on Leon Powe. Can't hurt.
Via Red's Army
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Leon Powe Leaves Atleticos de San German, Aims For NBA Return

Leon Powe averaged 7.3 points and 3.5 rebounds in four games in the Puerto Rican league.
Via RealGM
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Thoughts before the trade deadline: Bring back Semih Erden and Leon Powe

The trade deadline is less than 24 hours away. While the Boston Celtics are not expected to make any major moves, the news that Chris Wilcox won't be returning this season due to upcoming aortic surgery paired with the uncertainty surrounding Jermaine O'Neal leaves the team with a lack of size. And it doesn't look like Chris Kaman will be a possibility unless the Celtics...
Via Celtics Life
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Could Leon Powe be returning to the Boston Celtics?

It has been well-documented throughout the 2011-2012 NBA season that the Boston Celtics are in dire need of a big man (or two) to consider themselves a true contender. The need for a big man (or two) has been there since the start of the season; however, it has only recently got a lot worse [...]
Via CLNS Radio
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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