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NBA salary cap bump potentially big for Celtics offseason

Danny Ainge and Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck spoke about "fireworks" this summer, and with the NBA bumping up their salary cap. Those bold predictions may come true for Boston. This could change the landscape in the NBA this coming summer. Especially with potentail free agents Lebron James and Carmelo Anthony set to try the market. ESPN Marc SteinThe NBA has informed teams...
Via Celtics Today
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jared Weiss, Jimmy Toscano: Inside The Garden Report, Celtics' 2014 Offseason May Feature Some Love

Garden Report pays a visit to Boston Celtics Beat     Your browser doesn't support audio. Please download the file: audio/mpeg Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and owner Wyc Grousbeck have said that they plan to make some noise with fireworks this upcoming offseason, and The Garden Report's…
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Morning Joe: Where Wyc Grousbeck likes where the Celtics are going

Wyc has been in a lot of stories as of late. He's either talking about fireworks, or he's cooling off from those comments he made last month. Wyc still is pretty confident in his way about the Celtics upcoming summer. I feel like anything can happen, nobody is safe. It's a real life Game of Thrones, who's the next to go? CSNNE"I expect to be really busy in June...
Via Celtics Today
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics drop finale to Wizards 118-102

The 2013-14 season has come to an end for the Boston Celtics, and in traditional losing fashion (as far as this season is concerned).Six playoff runs in a row, and somehow, this season feels like the longest in recent memory. Like, 2006-07 kind of long. Losing takes its toll, but it's finally over. Now we can just sit and wait, and hopefully watch some offseason "fireworks...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wyc Grousbeck says rebuild will be a "multi-year process"

Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck recently sat down for a Q&A with Sam Amick at USA Today.Grousbeck talks about drawing players to Boston, his thoughts on Doc Rivers and what the ownership group thought about paying three guys max money in Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen back in 2007, among other topics. It's a fantastic piece and deserves a full read, but here's a...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner thinks team has the right plan

Wyc Grousbeck isn't about to take blame for those forgettable years before his Boston Celtics ownership group arrived in 2002. Seven playoff absences in nine seasons? It was the sort of stretch that would have driven him insane. He's struggling enough with this one postseason-less campaign, one that will break the Celtics' streak of six consecutive playoff berths and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN ranks Spurs as top owner, management team; Knicks the worst ☆

Looking for a reason for the Spurs sustained and continued success? Look no further than the team’s owner, Peter Holt, and their management team. In a ranking by ESPN.com, using the same methodology as their summer series #NBARank and preseason forecasts, the Spurs were ranked first in both their owner and their management team. Considering the team has been a constant at the top...
Via Crossover Chronicles
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics ownership key in rebuilding a contender

In another ranking series by ESPN. They picked the best owners in the NBA, and the Celtics are ranked 4th on their list. Wyc Grousbeck and Steve Pagliuca have been visible owners, and I think the first time I really noticed them was in 2007, during KG's press conference. I knew of them, and when they bought the team. I just didn't focus on them as much as I should have. They...
Via Celtics Today
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck: "We have a potential for a busy and exciting June"

Your browser does not support iframes.I think despite the off year for the Celtics. I think there is a lot of upside with the future, and just not with the young guys on the roster. The Celtics have the leagues most 1st rounds pick in the next 5 years or so, and they have cap room, along with potential trades that can be built around draft picks and players. The Celtics have one...
Via Celtics Today
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Owner: Boston Celtics Can Be Free-Agent Destination

Boston has fought the perception of not being a desirable destination for NBA free agents for some time. Even Kevin Garnett, whose arrival in 2007 signaled that the Celtics were a championship contender, initially refused to come here. With another rebuilding job underway and loads of potential salary cap space over the next two to three years, Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck believes...
Via NESN.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: the Boston Celtics hint at major roster changes

In January, the Boston Celtics shipped Jordan Crawford to the Golden State Warriors, as part of a three-team trade. This trade could be a precursor to more roster changes this summer.Image by Eric Kilby via Wikimedia CommonsCeltics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck recently told the Boston Globe:"This June there could be some fireworks."Rajon Rondo, Gerald Wallace, Jeff Green...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rondo and Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck setting the tone for his upcoming free agency

Right before this years trade deadline. It was reported that Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck set the price tag high for Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge if he wanted to trade Rondo. An unrealistic price tag it seemed from Grousbeck. The Celtics say they value Rondo, including Ainge, but we all know the truth behind some of it. Ainge hasn't said no to the media when they ask about...
Via Celtics Today
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyc Grousbeck predicts fireworks this summer

Not every NBA franchise is lucky to have an ownership group that seems to get it. Boston can count itself as one of the few that does. Over the last few weeks, owner Wyc Grousbeck has been vocal and optimistic about the future of the Celtics. From trading shots with Kings owner Vivek Ranadive about who exactly is tanking, to declaring interest in Andrew Wiggins, Grousbeck is doing...
Via Celtics Life
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo, Wyc Grousbeck Share Mutual Admiration

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo didn’t go as far as his boss and use the “L” word, but the Boston Celtics point guard did echo Wyc Grousbeck’s sentiment. Grousbeck, managing partner of the Celtics, lauded Rondo in a recent interview with The Boston Globe, raving, “I love the guy.” Without going so far as to say he would never trade the four-time All-Star, Grousbeck did compare...
Via NESN.com
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck says Andrew Wiggins will play for Boston next year

Underrated moment at the the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference: Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck and Kings owner Vivek Ranadive were on a panel together, and Ranadive basically accused Boston of tanking. “And what are you doing?” Grousbeck jabbed back. Tanking doesn’t exist (says Adam Silver), but if it did (it does), Grousbeck is having a lot of fun with it.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Owner: Andrew Wiggins Will End Up In Boston

If this was James Dolan or any other owner making this statement, fans and NBA insiders would be in an uproar. Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck and Kings owner Vivek Ranadive were on a panel together, when Ranadive allegedly accused Grousbeck and the Celtics of tanking. When NBA commisioner Adam Silver brought up the fact that there were two canadians on the Celtics roster presently...
Via Thacover2
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Owner: Andrew Wiggins Will End Up In Boston

If this was James Dolan or any other owner making this statement, fans and NBA insiders would be in an uproar. Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck and Kings owner Vivek Ranadive were on a panel together, when Ranadive allegedly accused Grousbeck and the Celtics of tanking. When NBA commisioner Adam Silver brought up the fact that there were two canadians on the Celtics roster presently...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyc Grousbeck apparently wants Wiggins

As the 2013-14 campaign is starting to draw closer and closer to an end, it looks like teams are starting to play favorites. According to Bleacher Report (via Kevin Armstrong), Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck has his fingers crossed for Andrew Wiggins. NBA commish Adam Silver, speaking at BC event, notes two Canadians on Celtics roster. C's owner Wyc Grousbeck shouts, "Wiggins...
Via Celtics Life
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Morning Joe: Celtics owner talks Rondo, free agents, and more

Owners can be a curse for fan bases. Thankfully were not the Dallas Cowboys. We cheer for the Boston Celtics, and the good news for us? The ownership group is truly about winning. They've opened their wallets in the past, and when the time comes. Wyc Grousbeck and the ownership group will sign the large checks again. The Celtics owner touched on many topics when he joined CSNNE...
Via Celtics Today
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyc Grousbeck on Stevens " he's a guy that would light himself on fire to win "

Sometimes I can relate with Brad Stevens on some levels. You wouldn't think by his cool, calm, and sometimes minimal levels of emotions, that he would do almost anything to win a basketball game. I don't want to call myself emotionless, but I'm a guy that doesn't show a lot of emotion, despite how I feel inside. But I still feel, and still have joy, sadness, you get...
Via Celtics Today
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Young fan going blind can check "Meet Rondo & attend a Celtics game" off his visual bucket list

Updating a story we have been following, Louis Corbett was able to sit courtside next to the Celtics bench last night to check off seeing a Celtics game from his visual bucket list.A 12-year-old New Zealander named Louis Corbett taught the Celtics a lesson in perspective before any of them took the floor last night.Corbett suffers from a degenerative eye disease that is taking away...
Via Celtics Life
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Green, Celtics Moved By New Zealand Boy Losing His Sight

BOSTON — All Louis Corbett wanted to do was see a Boston Celtics game. He probably ended up leaving more than he took away. Louis, a 12-year-old boy from New Zealand, had a wish granted Wednesday when he received the VIP treatment at TD Garden during the Celtics’ game against the Golden State Warriors. Louis has a degenerative eye condition that ultimately could leave him blind...
Via NESN.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics owner wants to retire Danny Ainge's number; how long before they run out?

Recently Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck said this about his team's general manager Danny Ainge (via Rich Levine of CSNNE):“I plan to put (Ainge’s) number in the rafters one day for all he’s done.”There is a fairly solid case for Ainge's #44 to be retired.  The other four starters from the legendary 1986 team are all up there.  His moves as GM in the summer of 2007...
Via Celtics Life
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyc Grousbeck Plans to Retire Danny Ainge's Number; Will Ainge Let Him?

Danny Ainge's career as a player and executive may warrant #44 in the Boston Garden rafters   BOSTON -- Wyc Grousbeck took stage at the Sloan Sports Conference.  Things got a little contentious in a discussion with Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé, and surely, when Ranadivé took a jab at the Boston Celtics possibly 'tanking' games -- that will surely be the...
Via CLNS Radio
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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