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Garnett forced Rivers to cancel practice after nixed day off

Kevin Garnett’s work ethic, relentless and desire to win are the stuff of legends. The legendary NBA player, who almost certainly will be immortalized in Springfield when he calls it a career, has been known throughout his career as someone whose fire just burns a little hotter than everyone else in the league. ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan profiled Garnett for an upcoming issue...
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Leon Powe recounts memorable high school story of Beast Mode

Apparently Marshawn Lynch unleashed his inner Beast Mode before he became one of the best running backs in the NFL. Going back to his high school days at Oakland Tech where Lynch was a four-sport star, former teammate and friend Leon Powe recalls a memorable story of Lynch's athletic exploits on the hardwood. Per Powe, an opponent took a hard foul that he walked away from. However...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Leon Powe: Marshawn Lynch Once Tackled Player In High School Basketball

This embed is invalid" /> Beast Mode from the beginning. That’s how Leon Powe describes Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch. Powe, who played three seasons with the Boston Celtics and now works in the team’s community relations office, was a high school teammate of Lynch’s on the basketball team at Oakland Technical. Lynch is three years younger...
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce speaks on return to face Boston Celtics, shows Leon Powe some love

Paul Pierce made his third regular season return to face the Celtics. He spoke about how it feels to be in Boston and developing a new culture in Washington.
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

There has been a familiar face sitting in on Celtics practices and meetings

Leon Powe, kown and fondly remembered for his heroic performances during the Big 3 Era Title runs, has been spotted in and around the Celtics facility lately. His exact job or role isn't clear or defined. This makes sense when speaking with Powe, who has explained his "job" with the team is really more about learning himself. Officially a member of the team's player development system...
Via Celtics Life
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Hire Leon Powe For ‘Whatever Danny (Ainge) Wants Me To Do’

Leon Powe is back in Boston, but he’s trading in his jersey for a suit. Powe has been hired by the Boston Celtics to work in the team’s front office doing “whatever (Celtics owner) Danny (Ainge) wants me to do,” he told the Boston Herald’s Mark Murphy on Monday. CSN New England’s A. Sherrod Blakely added that Powe will work in a “community/player related position....
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Leon Powe hired by Celtics front office

As of this posting, the pre-season is yet to begin and we already have a contender for the feel good Celtics story of the year. Rejoining the Boston Celtics in a unspecified front office role is Leon Powe- a player whose tenacity and hard work differentiated himself as a contributor and won over the Celtics fans. While is job is not super defined as of right now, one thing is...
Via Celtics Life
September 29, 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, 30...
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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

Leon Powe is back in town

I miss her, its been a while but she is with me now. Thank You Boston. — 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.  
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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