How can you not? The latest reason comes from Jess Camerato's piece on Leon, in which he says he's gonna try to save everybody.
out of group homes, in and out of jail, and I’ve got a lot of friends
that were the same way,” Powe said. “I just thought my mentor took me
in and showed me a new way of life, and that’s not the way I was
thinking at first. At first I was thinking in a negative way and
thinking there was not place out there for me for school, just to do
something period. He had me thinking a different way, and if you put
your mind to what you wanted to do like I did in school and my grades
went from really low to a 3.8 [G.P.A]. And I never thought I could do
that, but he believed in me so I believed in myself and I just said,
this is worth a try.”
…. “I always used to help everybody and some people tell me I help too
much,” Powe said. “They tell me I can’t save everybody but I say, ‘I
will try. I will try to save everybody.’”
He should be everyone's favorite player. He plays the game of basketball the way it should be played, and he conducts himself the way a person should conduct himself. He truly is a role model. I hope he stays a Celtic forever.