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Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck: Team ‘Not For Sale’ Despite Potential Buyers

People are interested in buying the Boston Celtics, according to team owner Wyc Grousbeck. But Grousbeck isn’t selling. “I was just on the phone with somebody who wanted to try to buy the Celtics five minutes ago,” the owner told reporters Tuesday (via Boston.com) before the Shamrock Foundation golf tournament at Dedham Country and Polo Club. “But it was a quick conversation...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  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...
Via Celtics Life
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner: Rajon Rondo is stubborn, possibly uncoachable

Rajon Rondo is a strong-willed, hard-headed basketball player who is not easy to coach. That’s pretty common knowledge. It’s just a little different when an owner says it. Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck was a guest on WBZ-TV’s “Sports Final Overtime” Sunday and talked about Rondo as a player. He says he wants Rondo to remain […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via Celtics Life
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyc Grousbeck: Celtics Tried For Fireworks, Have To Take ‘Patient Route’

Majority team owner Wyc Grousbeck spoke about the Boston Celtics offseason plans in early March, suggesting that “there could be some fireworks” come June. June has passed, and so has July, and the Celtics still find themselves lacking star power in a league driven by talent. Boston lost out in the Kevin Love sweepstakes, as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves...
Via NESN.com
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Owner ‘Rejects’ Notion Of Tanking, Hoping For ‘Building’ Season

The 2014 Boston Celtics offseason will be defined by “fireworks” — or, as it’s looking like so far, lack thereof. That term has been written and discussed countless time since Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck first uttered it back in March, and during that time, Grousbeck believes his words might have been twisted a bit. “No, if you go back and look at what I said, I said we...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Owner Wyc Grousbeck talks 'fireworks' and sees the Celtics as players in free agency...in the future

In a phone interview Monday with The Boston Globe's Chris Gasper, Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck discussed his "fireworks" comment from this spring, and what he envisions happening going forward:No, if you go back and look at what I said, I said we were hoping for fireworks. I didn’t promise them. We tried as hard as we could. July 4 has come and gone, but there...
Via Celtics Life
July 29, 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...
Via Celtics Life
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck says no deal until draft lottery, if any deal

Danny Ainge and Wyc Grousbeck described this summer with "fireworks" in mind. They cooled off from some of those remarks as the season moved on, but with the recent Kevin Love rumor. The "fireworks" have been placed, but just not lit. Baxter Holmes of the Globe had some great comments from the Celtics owner. Boston Globe “Nothing has been discussed until we...
Via Celtics Today
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics owner Grousbeck says rebuilding process will take time

Somewhat conflicting comments from the Celtics managing partner Wyc Grousbeck. He stayed away from his normal "fireworks" prophecy comments, when he spoke with USA Today about the state of the Celtics. CSNNE"Nothing would make me happier than to be contending next year," he said. "We went from basically worst to first in '07-'08."Having said...
Via Celtics Today
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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