The Blueprint: Building the right situation for a transcendent player

Photo Source: csnne.comI hate to bring it up again, but I'm going to. "Fireworks." In the 2014 the offseason Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck appeared optimistic about the team's then immediate future.  With a lottery pick in 2014 and a treasure chest full of future picks and low-cost-high-potential players on the roster, the fireworks prediction was a valid-- albeit nerve-racking...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

John Henry: Refurbishing Fenway Park ‘Absolutely The Right Decision’ (Video)

Charlie Jacobs (Boston Bruins), Jonathan Kraft (New England Patriots), Wyc Grousbeck (Boston Celtics) and John Henry (Boston Red Sox) came together for an owner’s panel on WEEI’s “Dale and Holley” on Wednesday for the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon. The group touched on multiple topics, including the relationship between the teams, the recent changes for the Bruins and...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celts will play 41 at home, 41 away

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The NBA released its 2015-16 schedule on Wednesday, and Celtics fans are already circling dates on their calendars. Opening night will be at home versus Philly on October 28, plus there are seven total appearances...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Forbes ranks Celtics world's 20th most valuable sports franchise

Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck during the 4th quarter of Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals.As we reported back in January, Forbes has valued the Celtics at $1.7 billion, the fourth highest of any NBA team behind the Lakers ($2.6 billion), Knicks ($2.5 billion) and Bulls ($2 billion).Forbes has now compiled a list of the top 50 most valuable franchise across all sports worldwide: The...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Gang Green TV: Stats Madness & the Celtics Draft Party

Rozier & Hunter & Mickey & Thornton “Just keep in mind, that most draft guys don’t wind up being good.” The Gang commiserates the (mis)fortunes of the Celtics’ draft picks with “Stats Ainge” dissecting where the C’s went wrong while theorizing what could’ve been, and where the team might go forward with the late-rounders and presumptive trade deals....
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where some see fireworks, others see duds

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. After Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck’s promise of “fireworks” last summer resulted in Marcus Smart, James Young and Tyler Zeller, it’s difficult to project exactly what the Celtics can expect from...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Are we looking at a second summer without fireworks?

Every so often, someone notable somewhere says something that they’ll never be able to shake… or at least won’t be able to shake for a while. For Wyc Grousbeck, it was last July’s promise of fireworks that never materialized. Until we finally get some fireworks around here, we’re going to keep bringing it up. And it’s possible we might be bringing it up for a while...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck ‘Would Love’ To Face LeBron James In Playoffs

If the current standings hold, the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, as the Nos. 7 and 2 seeds in the Eastern Conference, respectively, would square off in the opening round of the NBA playoffs. That scenario would be just fine with Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck. “I would love to play (Cavs star LeBron James) in the playoffs somehow,” Grousbeck said this weekend in an interview...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck wants to beat LeBron James in playoffs and details rebuilding effort

In an interview with Celtics Beat on CLNS Radio, Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck said he wants to beat LeBron and the Cavs in the playoffs. He also detailed the Celtics rebuilding effort and the revelation that is Brad Stevens.
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wyc Grousbeck and the Authentic Boston Celtics Organization

Boston Celtics CEO/Co-Owner Wyc Grousbeck joins CLNS Radio's Celitcs Beat for an exclusive interview.
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Beat w/ Wyc Grousbeck 4/12/15

100: Wyc Grousbeck | Boston Celtics | NBA Playoff Race | Cleveland Cavaliers v. Boston Celtics Pre-Game Show| NBA Off-Season
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Beat w/ Steve Bulpett 2/8/15

091: Steve Bulpett: Boston Herald | Boston Celtics | Wyc Grousbeck + Rich Gotham Feature Piece | Week-In-Review
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Morning Joe. Forbes values Celtics at 1.7 billion

Good morning! We here at CelticsLife are going to start a new daily week day morning column entitled 'Cup of Joe' (And now we got a fancy new, completely awesome graphic. Thanks EK!) It will feature a few quick-hitters from the previous night; the important stuff, the not so important stuff. The weird, the wild, the in between. A nice, mindless morning column to start your day off...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics ‘Deeply Saddened’ By Death Of Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino

The Boston Celtics expressed their condolences to the family of former Boston mayor Tom Menino, who died Thursday morning following a bout with cancer. “The entire Boston Celtics organization and our ownership group are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved former mayor, and dear friend of the Celtics, Thomas M. Menino,” managing partners Wyc Grousbeck, H. Irving Grousbeck...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics ownership has received "two serious offers" to buy the team

According to Wyc Grousbeck "two serious offers" to buy the franchise over the past couple of weeks. However Grousbeck insists the the team is not for sale. In an interview with Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe, Grousbeck explains why that is:They are having such fun being fan/owners, they stressed during an hour long interview at a downtown hotel recently, they have little...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Wyc has had two offers to sell the Celtics

  Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I sent a text message to Steve Ballmer about a month ago,’’ said Grousbeck, who is also the Celtics’ day-to-day chief executive officer. “And I said, ‘You know, when we bought the Celtics in ...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Rajon Rondo Conundrum

As the rumors and speculation continue to swirl, will Rajon Rondo remain in Boston, or will the rebuilding Celtics trade their franchise player? Recently, Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck called out his franchise player, point guard Rajon Rondo, citing his uncertainty about the player’s coachability. To add injury to insult, Rondo recently suffered a broken hand that will sideline...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck: ‘It’s My Goal’ To Keep Rajon Rondo In Boston

Rajon Rondo has caused his fair share of controversy in Boston, but that doesn’t mean the Celtics are ready to ship him out of town. The All-Star point guard’s contract is set to expire at the end of the 2014-15 season, and rumors continue to fly about what his future holds. According to the Celtics’ front office, however, one desirable outcome trumps all others. “We expect...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics' Wyc Grousbeck, Danny Ainge Expect Rajon Rondo In Boston

At a fundraiser in Dedham, MA on Tuesday, Boston Celtics' co-owner Wyc Grousbeck and president of basketball operations Danny Ainge answered questions regarding the never-ending saga of Rajon Rondo. Their message: he is staying here. 
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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September 23, 2014  |  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...
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September 23, 2014  |  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 […]
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge says other teams no longer calling about Rajon Rondo, thinks he wants to stay in Boston

Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens and Wyc Grousbeck spoke with the media today before the team's charity golf tournament in Dedham.Congrats to @Celtics for a great Shamrock Foundation "Teeing Up for Kids" tourney. Here's to success on & off court. pic.twitter.com/9zMBLhJedp— CSNNE.com (@CSNNE) September 23, 2014Among the many topics discussed, Rajon Rondo rumors were at the top of...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge completes Ice Bucket Challenge, joins Twitter

Danny Ainge used his first-ever tweet to support a great cause. The Boston Celtics' president of basketball operations joined the Twitter world Wednesday night and -- with a hand from a few of his young grandchildren -- completed the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS. Before his dousing, Ainge chose to nominate Celtics co-owners Wyc Grousbeck and Stephen Pagliuca,...
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August 21, 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...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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