Wallace receptive to Celtics' pitch
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics made their pitch to
A contingent from the Celtics organization -- including owner
"Solid, thorough, cogent and very impressive," Wallace's agent,
During the course of the meeting the Celtics offered Wallace a contract using their entire mid-level exception. It is unclear how many years Boston offered Wallace, who will be 35 at the start of next season.
Multiple league executives believe Wallace is deciding between Boston and San Antonio. Both the Celtics and Spurs can offer Wallace the full mid-level exception ($5.6 million). With
However, Boston and San Antonio stand as the strongest candidates. The Celtics can offer Wallace a chance to stay in the Eastern Conference as well as the opportunity to play with Garnett, who is a close friend. San Antonio, which traded forwards
Wallace has given no indication as to when he will make a decision.