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Brian Scalabrine has received some of the biggest cheers Boston has ever heard.
But that's more because of his cult hero status and Celtics-befitting red hair than his skills on the court.
Still, Scalabrine left an NBA legacy of not only being a scrub but also of being a beloved sub -- and one who was always around when teams were winning. Scalabrine, who played 11 seasons in the NBA, was with the Celtics for five years, including their 2008 championship. He's been marked as a winner who helped whatever club he joined -- 3.1 points a game notwithstanding.
Now, apparently, someone wants to follow in his footsteps -- and it's none other than former Boston reserve man Rasheed Wallace, USA Today sports reporter Jeff Zillgitt writes:
Now, what exactly does Sheed mean? That he wants to be a stopgap cheerleader? That he's ready to average 1.1 points a game for an entire season? That he wants to go into a game like a human victory cigar -- deployed when the game is in the bag?
As is the case most often with Wallace, no one can really know. But it's a good sign that Wallace isn't counting on too many minutes, no matter how much the usually injury-plagued and lackluster Knicks need him.
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Last night’s win over the Heat was certainly awesome for the Knicks, but there was something just as or maybe even more awesome than the win though. Yep, Rasheed Wallace made his return to the NBA in last night’s game. Before that, he hadn’t played in a game since the 2010 NBA Finals – that’s when the Celtics lost to the Lakers in Game 7.
Knicks fans were clearly eager...
Rasheed Wallace on his role w/NYK: "I accept my Brian Scalabrine role. I'm cool with it."about 11 hours ago via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite@JeffZillgittJeff ZillgittI only shared this because I thought it would significantly enhance your life. Also, because I wanted to point out that Scal — who still doesn’t seem 100 percent comfortable on camera — provides...
There was a time when Rasheed Wallace was considered by some to be the most talented big man in the the NBA. There were several moments during his career when he sure seemed that way. But then, Rasheed Wallace seemingly … Continue reading →
The Deal: 4 years, 38 million dollars
This is a great deal for both parties as the Bulls simply could not let their best bench player and one of their best defenders get away. He is also very solid on offense, explosive to the rim and has a very smooth jump. Once the Bulls amnesty Boozer, Gibson will be the starter, but for now he gives the Bulls everything they ask of him off the...
CLEVELAND - Don't shed any tears for the Chicago Bulls. Sure, they are missing their best player, point guard Derrick Rose, who is recovering from a torn ACL. But this is still a formidable opponent. Just ask the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bulls annihilated the Cavs on Friday, winning 115-86 before a sell-out crowd at Quicken Loans Arena. Chicago (2-0) has beaten the Cavs...
Hurricane Sandy washed away all hopes of the New York Knicks battling the Brooklyn Nets for New York supremacy, for now. How about Knicks and Miami instead?
This already marquee match-up puts a Knicks team in a place of disarray against the reigning NBA champions. Someone tell the writer, who keeps putting in these plot twists to take a break. I’m sure all Knicks fans are looking...
The New York Knicks (2-0) beat the Philadelphia 76ers (1-1) 100-84, today at Madison Square Garden from New York, NY.
New York starts the season off going 2-0 and it is the very first time they go 2-0 in 13 years and in the 21st century.
The Knickerbockers played great defense once again and their offense managed to score at least 100 points in the first two games of the season...
I don't know to what extent the hurricane has hurt the Knicks City Family, I hope you're all safe and haven't been too inconvienced by the disaster.
Tonight, The Knicks open the season against the Miami Heat, with the Starting Lineups being:
Felton, Kidd, Brewer, Melo and Chandler
Bosh, Wade, James, Chalmers and Battier
Though the New York Marathon has been officially cancelled, the Knicks and Heat are still set to rumble at the Garden tonight. With their matchup against the Nets from Thursday now postponed, Friday night's contest will be the official opening night of New York's season.With just hours remaining until the two teams hit the hardwood, let's take a look at where everyone...
With a 12:00 start on Sunday, the Sixers registered their first loss of the season to the New York Knicks. The Sixers, after haven't played a game since the home opener on Wednesday night, lost 100-84. During the game, just two minutes into the game, shooting guard Jason Richardson left with a sprained ankle after stepping on a cameraman's foot. Richardson has been ruled...
CLEVELAND - Don't shed any tears for the Chicago Bulls. Sure, they are missing their best player in point guard Derrick Rose, who is recovering from a torn ACL. But this is still a formidable opponent. Just ask the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bulls toyed with the Cavs on Friday, winning 115-86 before a sell-out crowd at Quicken Loans Arena. Chicago (2-0) has beaten the Cavs...
That’s the rumor.
Now of course, any deal would be at the vet min but Rich wouldn’t mind after being let go by the Orlando Magic.
The Bulls are actual contenders (sorta) and any job is better than no job, right?