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Powe, Danny, talk about the split

Powe, Danny, talk about the split

I think we're just about done with the Leon Powe stories around here.  At least, until the Cavs and C's meet on February 25 (which I assume will be the first time he could play against us). But both sides spoke today, and the Herald has a ton of quotes. “I talked to [Celtics co-owner [...]

August 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Ainge: “It’s the Best Frontcourt That We’ve Had Maybe Ever… “

Ainge: “It’s the Best Frontcourt That We’ve Had Maybe Ever… “

Via the Providence Journal: “We feel like we have one of the best frontcourts in all of basketball,” Celtics director of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Monday in a news conference to introduce Williams and reintroduce Davis. “We have a great deal of depth.” In fact, Ainge said the frontcourt the Celtics will field this [...]

August 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 20

Celtics tried to get Powe back

Celtics tried to get Powe back

This came in via the Cleveland Plain Dealer's beat writer Brian Windhorst on twitter (via CelticsBlog Twitter) Leon Powe signing should be official in morning. 2 years, $1.77 mil. Sources say Celtics tried to re-sign him after word got out about Cavs. UPDATE: Marc Spears just reported this on Comcast Sports Tonight: "Someone from Cleveland [...]

August 11, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Leon Looking for Revenge? Bring It

Leon Looking for Revenge? Bring It

ESPN.com is reporting that the Cavs and Leon Powe have reached agreement on a two-year deal. I'm guessing Leon's surgically repaired left knee passed extensive testing. Leon will likely sign a two-year, $1.77 million deal on Wednesday. According to Chris Sheridan, Leon wants to make the Celtics pay: Los Angeles, Portland, Dallas, Orlando and Miami [...]

August 11, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 20

Powe close to signing with Cleveland

Powe close to signing with Cleveland

According to Adrian Wojnarowski on twitter. If Leon Powe's rehabbing knee checks out with team doctors Tuesday in Cleveland, he will sign a 2-year deal with Cavs, source tells Y! Spts I find it interesting that his knee would be healthy enough right now for a team to sign him.  Credit to Leon for working [...]

August 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 12

LeBron Will Continue to Hold Cleveland Hostage

LeBron Will Continue to Hold Cleveland Hostage

Via ESPN.com: "I signed a contract in 2006 with an option," he said. "It would make no sense for me to sign that contract if I didn't keep my options open. I'll let you fill in the blanks." I get that this is a business decision. But I still think it's a dick move by [...]

August 7, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Bask in Delonte West’s freestyle glory

Bask in Delonte West’s freestyle glory

I wish I could write up something better than the description on the YouTube page:  "This is what happens when u gotta wait 18 minutes for your chicken @ the KFC" Beware, the lyrics are hysterically NSFW.  [...]

August 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Which Team Signed the Biggest Troublemaker?

Which Team Signed the Biggest Troublemaker?

Randy Hill of FoxSports.com examines the big name additions made by the league's elite teams; Lakers – Ron Artest, Magic – Vince Carter, Cavaliers – Shaq, Celtics – Rasheed Wallace. Individually, these baggage-haulin' hotshots may be capable of altering the imbalance of power that resulted in a Lakers title a couple months ago. Or, as [...]

August 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 18

These Anti-Celtics Leon Posts Are Ridiculous

These Anti-Celtics Leon Posts Are Ridiculous

Via Ball Don't Lie: Then there's Leon Powe, who apparently is "way ahead of recovery" while coming back from another torn ACL, and could be off to Cleveland. There's your perfect fit. Powe can play, and while I don't really want to touch too much on the Celtics refusing to even offer the guy a [...]

August 1, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 27

No chance for Powe’s return

No chance for Powe’s return

David Aldridge reports (Via CelticsBlog) The Cavaliers are [Leon] Powe's first choice for a new team, according to a source, with the Orlando Magic second. Dallas and the L.A.Lakers have also made inquiries about Powe . . . There is no chance that the Celtics would re-sign Powe, or match any offer, said another source. [...]

July 31, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 20