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It looks like Celtics fans wanting some more Brian Scalabrine are going to get their wish. The former power forward has turned down a coaching offer from the Chicago Bulls in favor of broadcasting games this season with Comcast Sports New England, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. While it's not entirely an admitting that he is retired from basketball, Scalabrine realizes it's likely he's not heading back to the NBA. "I had zero opportunities," he told Wojnarowski. "Not some, but zero." Scal had been in line to take an assistant coaching job with the Bulls after Rick Brunson left...

Brian Scalabrine Turns Down Coaching Position

Brian Scalabrine, or better known on the Internet as the “White Mamba”, has turned down an assistant coaching position with the Chicago Bulls.  According to ESPN Chicago, Scalabrine will join Comcast New England as a broadcaster.  The White Mamba will commentate Bostic Celtics games this coming season.  As a point of reference, Scalabrine played for the Celtics for five seasons...

No one wants Brian Scalabrine anymore... except Boston TV viewers

I have been tasked with eulogizing Brian Scalabrine's career.  And I'll be honest, I'm not 100% sure how to properly do that.  I've have a unique perspective on it because I just happened to be paying attention to it at the critical swing of the pendulum from "nobody" to "hated because he's overpaid" to "could be mayor if he wants to...

Bulls' Derrick Rose The Return part 2

adidas is chronicling Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose's return from ACL surgery with a series of mini movies, and here is the second one. Rose's quotes from the video above: “The whole time the playoffs was going on I only watched a couple of games from every series, but I wasn’t into it like I was if I was playing. I know that’s going to push me to work even harder...

Scal To Do Color Commentary for CSNNE

Brian Scalabrine has turned down coaching job with Bulls and will call games for Comcast Sports New England this season, he tells Y! Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 6, 2012 In a series of tweets on Twitter, Adrian Wojnowarski reports that Brian Scalabrine left his heart in Boston. He turned down a job as an assistant coach to Tom Thibodeau in Chicago to return...

Scalabrine Chooses TV Gig With Celtics Over Bulls' Coaching Position

Brian Scalabrine has decided to accept a color analysis and studio job with Comcast Sports New England instead of a coaching position with the Chicago Bulls.

Afternoon Delight: Scal Breaks Bulls' Hearts

White Mamba Brian Scalabrine announced yesterday that he was retiring from the NBA and returning to the television booth as color commentator for Celtics games.  In choosing to join the C's broadcast team, Scal turned down a seat beside Chicago Bulls head coach and old friend Tom Thibodeau as an assistant. While this decision had been hard for the White Mamba to make, the news...

Gibson says Bulls can still compete

With the exception of the Las Vegas oddsmakers, most people are writing the Chicago Bulls out of playoff contention for this season thanks to Derrick Rose's torn ACL and MCL.  But are they still playoff contenders in what is a lopsided Eastern Conference?  Reserve power forward Taj Gibson think told ESPN Chicago he thinks the Bulls can contend even without Rose for at least...

Chicago Bulls:NBA Offseason (draft, trades, and free agency)

Chicago Bulls : NBA Draft Grade B 29) Marquis Teague, PG The Bulls could have been in the NBA finals but that all change when Derrick Rose torn his ACL. The Bulls really need a backup point guard to Rose. Especially with Rose’s status to begin the season unknown. With their only pick in the draft, that got that point guard in Teague. I was shocked that the third best...

Scal chooses CSNNE studio over coaching gig

Instead of suiting up on a nightly basis for Tom Thibodeau as part of his Bulls coaching staff, Boston favorite Brian Scalabrine will suit up for CSNNE.  Choosing the Boston TV gig over the Chicago coaching gig wasn’t easy… especially since he wanted to keep playing.  But, sadly, no one wanted him.  ”I had zero opportunities. Not some, but zero.” Ouch. I’m sure Scal’s...

Derrick Rose vs. Russell Westbrook

Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook are two of the brightest young stars in the NBA. Rose was expected to take the Chicago Bulls deep into the 2012 playoffs before suffering an injury in the first round. Westbrook helped lead his team to the NBA finals last season. If you had to pick one player, which one would it be? The Stats Let’s begin the discussion with an overview of their...
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