Celtics reportedly make offer to Wallace
The Globe, citing a single NBA source, said that Celtics managing partner Wyc Grousbeck, team president Danny Ainge, coach Doc Rivers and All-Stars Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen, all met with Wallace for three hours in Detroit.
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The Celtics are reportedly offering a contract using the mid-level exception, the Globe reported. The newspaper said that Wallace didn't make a decision during the meeting. The Boston Herald reported that Wallace has informed teams courting him that he won't make a decision quickly.
Wallace's agent, Bill Strickland, told the Globe in a text message that it was a "very good meeting; some contractual terms discussed, nothing agreed to."
Wallace averaged 12 points and 7.4 rebounds last season for the Pistons. For his 14-year career, he's averaged 15 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.
Wallace earned $13.68 million last season as he finished up a five-year contract with the Pistons.
Wallace, a starter most of his career, likely would play a complementary role in Boston. The Celtics are hoping they can lure him by offering a shot at a title. Wallace also is close to Garnett.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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