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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 not sure what he was successful at as a player, but Scal had two intriguing options to continue his life in basketball.
With the nation holding its breath, Scalabrine has turned down a coaching job with the Chicago Bulls to work for Comcast New England as an announcer and on-air personality for their Boston Celtics coverage. Somehow, this makes total sense for one of the most popular Celtics players in recent memory. Seriously. Scalabrine scored a grand total of 723 points in his Celtics career, yet the fans would go wild for him at the drop of a hat! Even a glimpse of the red head on the bench would ...
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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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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...
No description necessary, which is good because proper descriptions of Scal defy all conventional vocabulary.Scalabrine, as always, for the win.
A reliable source out of Deerfield, Illinois just reported to us that the Chicago Bulls will be signing Josh Howard and Ike Diogu. A conversation took place today, involving a certain coach and a certain VP of Basketball Operations, a few minutes away from The Berto Center (the Bulls’ practice facility) in Chicago.
Josh Howard would be a huge acquisition for the Eastern...
Chicago Bulls' fans and franchise have to be counting down the days until they see their MVP Derrick Rose hit the court again.
By now you know what happened to him in last season's NBA playoffs (ACL injury) but adidas has been chronicling Rose's return to the court in a series of commercials. Those commercials feature Rose workout out, putting in some major work...
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Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose recently hunkered down some cash into Chicago pizza joint Giordanos — Check out Derrick Rose who not only owns a pizzeria, but also serves at one as well. Rose was spotted filming his first commercial spot for the pizza chain. Looks like his knee is doing OK.-TO
The Return of D Rose: Episode 2 Derrick...
ADIDAS biggest sponsor is no question Derrick Rose. The Bulls superstar point guard is recovering from an ACL injury, and ADIADAS is following Rose’s recovery. Recently ADIDAS recently the second video of Rose titled “The Return”. Check it out below.
Here is some of what Rose says in the video
“The whole time the playoffs was going on I only watched a couple...
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)
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 [...]
Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a post that contained a mini-series created with the help of the folks at Adidas chronicling the return of Bulls guard Derrick Rose from his ACL injury.Now, here is part 2 of the mini-series for your viewing pleasure:
The “ultimate Brian Scalabrine highlight video”, which is mostly announcers going HEH HEH THE WHITE MAMBA and being shocked whenever he makes a shot. Glorious. (via Brobible)- Follow us on Twitter @withleather - Follow me personally @MrBrandonStroud and Burnsy @MayorBurnsy - Like us on Facebook.LinksAre We In Midst Of The 8 Strongest Months For New Music Since 2000? |UPROXX...
[caption id="attachment_2232" align="alignleft" width="224"] Celtics fans may not get to see THIS again, but Brian Scalabrine's retirement and migration to CSN means the return of a player whose popularity defies both his own talent and logic in general. (basketbawful.blogspot.com)[/caption]
Bust out the "Hope" signs. Dust off those ironic...