Livescore Tuesday, April 23

With Hoops Hype’s Frank Urbina and Raul Barrigon busy re-assessing the draft orders of the last two decades over the last few weeks, there are always a number of Boston Celtics alumni on the move in their re-drafts as a result.

In the H/H duo’s revisit of the NBA’s 2006 draft class, a pair of Celtics champions ended up seeing their draft stock rise considerably with the benefit of hindsight lifting their fortunes. And while they won’t see any pay raises or anything else of that sort given the fictitious nature of such an exercise, it’s also nice to see this duo get their flowers, too.

Let’s take a look at which Boston alumni landed where.

No. 23 pick: Leon Powe

Actual position: 49
Career earnings: $3,688,078
Career stats: 6.2 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 0.3 apg, 51.5 FG%, 68.2 FT%

“A valued member of the Celtics’ 2007-08 championship team, Leon Powe was undersized for a power forward but could do some face-up scoring and post-up effectively,” recalls H/H.

No. 3 pick: Rajon Rondo

Actual position: 21
Career earnings: $117,193,091
Career stats: 9.8 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 7.9 apg, 45.6 FG%, 32.4 3P%

“Rondo was never much of a shooter … but in his prime, he was very quick, had long arms, was super creative with the ball in his hands, and could even score when need be,” observes H/H.

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