Celtics CEO and face of the ownership group Wyc Grousbeck was on WEEI this morning covering a variety of topics. Among the major bullet points from the interview were the comments regarding the trade deadline.
Wyc Grousbeck on why the Celtics didn’t make a move at the deadline: “I know what the offers were. You wouldn’t have taken them.”
— Gary Dzen (@GlobeGaryDzen) February 26, 2013
Danny has been skewered by some for not taking what he could get for an aging core that may well retire in the coming years. Grousbeck acknowledged that the Celtics got more calls about Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in the days before the trade deadline than anyone else. But just because the Celtics got calls about these guys doesn’t mean they got offers that made them want to pull the trigger.
Playing into things was Grousbeck’s insistence on maintaining their playoff possibilities. He said quite plainly that he doesn’t want to blow up a team if it has a chance to make the postseason, adding “we’ve go