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2010-06-30 13:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 25th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Ashton Purvis of St. Elizabeth High School (Oakland, Calif.) as its 2009-10 Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Purvis was surprised with the news by Oakland native and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Leon Powe at the East Oakland Youth Development Center, where she was guest-teaching the...

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2009-04-21 13:36:16

Boston Celtics reserve forward Leon Powe will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs because of a knee injury, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday. The Celtics already are playing without star forward Kevin Garnett, who likely will also miss the rest of the defending champions' playoff run. Garnett also has a knee injury. Boston and the Chicago Bulls are tied 1-1 in their first-round playoff match-up. Powe injured his left knee in a 118-115 victory over the Bulls Monday. He's obviously out for...

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2009-04-21 13:25:56

Boston Celtics reserve forward Leon Powe will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs because of a knee injury, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday. The Celtics already are playing without star forward Kevin Garnett, who likely will also miss the rest of the defending champions' playoff run. Boston and the Chicago Bulls are tied 1-1 in their first-round playoff match-up. Powe injured his left knee in a 118-115 victory over the Bulls Monday. He's obviously out for the playoffs, Celtics Coach Doc...

2009-03-18 21:44:25

Paul Pierce delivered 21 of his 36 points in the fourth period and overtime Wednesday, pushing Boston to a 112-108 decision over Miami. The Celtics clinched the Atlantic Division title for the second straight year, although they continued to play without a significant segment of their roster. Ray Allen was out with an elbow injury, superstar Kevin Garnett missed his 13th consecutive game with a knee strain and Leon Powe did not play because of a sore knee. Pierce, however, carried the load...

2009-03-13 22:10:27

Leon Powe enjoyed a career-best effort Friday night in carrying the Boston Celtics to a 102-92 victory over Memphis. Powe scored 30 points, the highest total of his three NBA seasons, and grabbed 11 rebounds. He also blocked five shots, helping Boston halt its first two-game losing streak in more than two months. Ray Allen pitched in 22 points and Paul Pierce had 17. The Celtics bounced back from their most one-sided loss of the season, a 23-point setback against Miami Wednesday. Boston's...

2009-03-06 22:43:56

Paul Pierce scored 29 points Friday night and Boston slowed down LeBron James to bring the Celtics a 105-94 win over Cleveland. Boston (49-14) moved into a virtual tie with Cleveland (48-13) for the best record in the Eastern Conference. Still playing without injured superstar Kevin Garnett, Boston shot 54 percent from the field and piled up 31 assists. Leon Powe contributed a season-high 20 points and also claimed 11 rebounds. Boston improved to 5-2 since Garnett was sidelined. James made...

2009-02-20 00:48:01

Matt Harpring and Deron Williams made key jump shots down the stretch Thursday night to finish off a rally and give the Utah Jazz a 90-85 victory over Boston. In addition to losing a 12-point, third-quarter lead and the game, the Celtics saw superstar Kevin Garnett leave the court with a knee injury in the second quarter. Garnett sat out the rest of the game with what Boston officials said was a mild sprain. With the game tied, Harpring hit a jumper from the free throw line with 1:11 to play....

2008-12-23 22:03:40

The Boston Celtics became the first team in NBA history to open the season with a 27-2 record Tuesday when they beat Philadelphia 110-91. Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo each scored 18 points to help the Celtics post a franchise-record 19th consecutive win. The 1966-67 Sixers and 1969-70 Knicks each started the season with 26-2 marks, but only the Celtics won their 29th game. Ray Allen had 16 points and Leon Powe 15 for Boston. Lou Williams and Marreese Speights led Philadelphia with 16 points...

2008-11-28 21:01:13

Ray Allen scored 23 points Friday and Boston blew the game open in the second quarter en route to a 102-78 decision over Philadelphia. The Celtics won their seventh straight and improved the best record in the Eastern Conference to 15-2. Boston expanded a six-point lead after one period into an 18-point cushion at halftime. The Celtics held the 76ers scoreless for almost the first 4 minutes of the second quarter. Kevin Garnett added 15 points and the Boston bench received most of the...

2005-07-08 09:07:11

BOSTON (Sports Network) - The Boston Celtics and free agent forward Brian Scalabrine have apparently agreed to terms on a five-year contract. The Boston Herald reported that the deal is for just under $15 million, but it cannot become official until the free agent signing period begins on July 22. Scalabrine had spent his entire four-year career with the New Jersey Nets, who made the USC product a second round pick in 2001. The 6-foot-9, 235-pounder played just 54 games last season, but...


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