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There Isn’t Room For Leon

There Isn’t Room For Leon

I love his game, his toughness, his tenacity and his story, but (despite the latest reports) there just isn't room on the Celtics for Leon Powe. Prior to the start of last season, we knew Danny was going to have a difficult time re-signing both Glen Davis and Powe. Both are undersized players who can [...]

August 12, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12

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

NBA Tough Guys (according to a nudist)

NBA Tough Guys (according to a nudist)

The latest offering by admitted nudist Charley Rosen of FoxSports.com is this article – Who are the NBA's tough guys and softies? Since tough guy can be interpreted many ways, it's important to reveal the criteria: The criteria here include a player's willingness to initiate contact, even when confronted with bigger, stronger adversaries. Another qualification [...]

August 10, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

So THAT’S what Bill Walker sounds like

So THAT’S what Bill Walker sounds like

I'm sure Bill Walker has given interviews before, but I'll be damned if I've heard one.  But for 7 minutes, Bill talked to New England Cable News about everything from how the C's are the team to beat to how he still watches cartoons, to how he's working with kids to help them make healthy [...]

August 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

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

Just sittin’ around, waiting for somethin’ to happen

Just sittin’ around, waiting for somethin’ to happen

This video is infinitely more interesting than anything going on right now in Celtics-land.  So enjoy.  I'm just sitting here hoping Jeff Clark is clairvoyant.  No… there's not much going on in the way of news.  Leon Powe apparently talked to the Cavs (via Lex).  Ball Don't Lie has more on Perk's wedding.  Jess Camerato [...]

July 29, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Will the Celtics Ever Finalize Marquis Daniels?

Will the Celtics Ever Finalize Marquis Daniels?

Last Friday, Marc Spears reported the Celtics and Pacers would resolve the Marquis Daniels situation by the end of the week. The week ended without a resolution. Mike Wells of the Indy Star has a different take on the situation: The Pacers are expected to resume talks with the Boston Celtics about a possible sign-and-trade [...]

July 27, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9