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Midwest Sports Fans:
Our Andrew Wittry got to hang out with Indiana hoops coach Tom Crean recently, and the Tan One let it be known that he wants senior forward Derek Elston “to be Scalabrine for us this year.”
By Scalabrine, Crean of course is referring to Brian Scalabrine, who recently retired.
I am Scal…hear me roar! (Image credit: Elsa – Getty Images via CelticsBlog.com)
It seems like a good fit. Elston and Scalabrine are both 6’9 and in the 220-230 range, and both have specific but limited skill sets that make them best served in a supporting role as opposed to being 30-minute-a-night starters.
Also, Elston is white. Scalabrine is rumored to be as well. But surely that had nothing to do with Crean’s comparison…
Anyway, a rather well done Brian Scalabrine highlight video is making the rounds of the web today. It’s far more entertaining than I expected it to be. And frankly, there are some impressive highlights from Scalabrine that I didn’t expect, most notably the Jordanesque up-and-under ...
BEST OF MAXIM
This could be one of the greatest highlight videos in the history of highlight videos. The fact that the NBA was able to find enough clips of Brian “The White Mamba” Scalabrine doing positive things deserves its own highlight reel. Brian, your tenacity and cheering will be greatly missed.
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Brian Scalabrine, or the White Mamba as he's come to be known, has been forced into an early retirement. No, not because of injury or illness, or anything nefarious. Sadly, Scalabrine's time at the end of the bench seeems to have come to an untimely end because no team wanted him, literally. But still, because of Scalabrine's success at... well, I'm...
Brace yourself for two minutes of Brian Scalabrine awesomeness. The former Celtics forward, who is stepping away from the game, has reached a new level of popularity, thanks to the NBA. There is now "The Ultimate Brian Scalabrine Highlight Video" on the league's official YouTube page, and as you could imagine, it's quite awesome. The video features mroe than two...
Greatest. Of. All. Time.
No description necessary, which is good because proper descriptions of Scal defy all conventional vocabulary.Scalabrine, as always, for the win.
Recently, Brian Scalabrine announced his retirement from the NBA and move to the commentary booth of the Boston Celtics. On its YouTube channel, the NBA, probably one of the best with regards to its use of social media, decided to honor the former Net, Celtic and Bull with a little tribute package. It won’t be [...]