Celtics 'lost in the finals' for Kevin Durant, team owner says

If you ask Wyc Grousbeck, the Boston Celtics weren’t too far off from signing Kevin Durant. The Celtics co-owner joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Felger & Massarotti” on Thursday, telling the hosts he believed Boston was close to reaching a deal with the coveted free agent because of the state of the Eastern Conference. But Grousbeck doesn’t think Durant choosing the...
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics No. 1 pick Jaylen Brown dunked on a kid who said Ben Simmons is better

The Boston Celtics were seemingly thrilled to nab Jaylen Brown with the No. 3 pick in the NBA Draft last week, but their fans felt differently. Co-owner Wyc Grousbeck called the response "probably the worst" he's ever gotten in 14 years, which is probably accurate.Brown has undoubtedly heard about the displeasure among fans, and now he's taking it out on little kids. Well, sorta...
Via FOX Sports
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics owner: Trade offers were ‘a collection of rip-off attempts’

The Boston Celtics were engaged in a lot of trade discussions leading up to the NBA Draft, but nothing came of it – apparently because the offers they received were insulting. Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck came away very unimpressed with the offers the team received, which he said is why the team held on to most of their picks, including No. 3 overall. “We did not sniff a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck on Drafting Jaylen Brown

Wyc Grousbeck speaks to the media after the Boston Celtics select Jaylen Brown with the 3rd pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens ‘surprised’ by contract extension; Danny Ainge hints at reason

WALTHAM, Mass. — The Boston Celtics have plenty of important decisions to make this offseason. But the once they announced Wednesday shows where their top priorities lie. Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck and managing partner Stephen Pagliuca held a press conference at the team’s practice facility in Waltham to announce long-term contract extensions for president of basketball...
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyc Grousbeck: Celtics Would Consider Trading Picks For The Right Deal

The Boston Celtics have a shot at a top pick in this year’s draft lottery, but they aren’t necessarily going to use it come June 23. The Celtics own Brooklyn’s first-rounder in the 2016 NBA draft, and because the Nets had the third-worst record in the league, Boston now has a 15.6 percent chance of landing the No. 1 overall pick. But Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck said on CSNNE...
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck: Team Unlikely To Make ‘Transformative’ Trade

A report surfaced Friday morning that the Boston Celtics are being “quietly aggressive” as the NBA’s Feb. 18 trade deadline approaches. So is Boston planning on shaking up its team with a big splash? Not quite, according to Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck. Grousbeck appeared on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Felger & Mazz” radio show Friday afternoon and tempered expectations...
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics owner wonders if Rondo is uncoachable

First things first, I'm the realest I think the title makes it sound a little worse than it really was.That said, the title is completely accurate. On last night's "Sports Final Overtime" on WBZ, Grousbeck was asked about Rajon Rondo as part of an interview which was meant to preview the upcoming season. While Grousbeck said some positive things -- calling Rondo a great player, a...
Via Celtics Life
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics owner: 'We're going to have to go the more patient route'

At the Basketball Hall of Fame ceremonies on Friday, Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck spoke to The Boston Globe about the team's future, and returning the franchise to prominence.  Via Gary Washburn, Grousbeck said:I said we’d try for fireworks and we tried. I’m reasonably content that first of all we tried as hard as we could and second of all we added some good pieces. But we...
Via Celtics Life
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

It's Lottery Day! Owner Wyc Grousbeck discusses what it means for the Celtics' future

Tonight the Celtics' fate for decades to come will be determined by the random bouncing of ping-pong balls.  OK, that's probably a little over-dramatic.  Or is it?  Via Baxter Holmes of The Boston Globe, here are the thoughts of C's co-owner Wyc Grousbeck:When we see what pick it is, the phones will start ringing and we’ll start answering the phones. That KG deal might be once...
Via Celtics Life
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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