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Celtics CEO Wyc Grousbeck was on CNBC's Squawk Box
and talked some business and some basketball. My favorite part was when he was asked about KG and what his funniest KG story was.
“The funny thing about KG is that there’s really no story, because there’s a 24/7 continuous loop. You couldn’t even break it up into stories. You’ll be on the team plane at three or four in the morning, you’ll hear this noise nonstop — it’s someone talking at the top of his voice — and it’s KG. From the moment you take off to the moment you land, whatever hour of the day, he’s talking to rookies, he’s telling stories. He’s just nonstop. there’s some sort of nuclear reactor inside him that never quits.”
So, now we finally know what makes KG tick. Let's just hope that there is isn't a nuclear meltdown. And about Rondo, Danny had his point guard targeted when he was still in high school.
“We’re lucky to have Danny Ainge here. Ryan McDonough was an early scout who saw Rondo. Danny and Ryan saw him at Oak Hill Academy in high school. Basically, Danny said at that point he was going to be the starting point guard of the Celtics three or four years later, and that’s what happened. Danny had his eye on him very, very early. That’s a competitive advantage we have — having Danny Ainge as president of basketball.”
He also talks about the Olympics, team ownership as investment and the Celtics as his hobby, and the NBA lockout. You can listen to the whole interview above.
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