BRIAN SCALABRINE NEWS

Mark Jackson badmouths his Boston related assistants on the way out the door

MassLive- During a Wednesday interview with the NBA's Sirius XM radio station, Jackson called out both Brian Scalabrine and Darren Erman without using their names. Scalabrine was demoted to the Warriors' D-League affiliate midway through the season after reportedly going five weeks without speaking to the head coach. Erman, who served as a coaching assistant in Boston under...
Via Celtics Life
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Scalabrine Went Five Weeks Without Speaking To Jackson Before Reassignment

Brian Scalabrine was reassigned by the Golden State Warriors after weeks of disrespect toward Mark Jackson and other coaches. Scalabrine mainly ignored and refused to speak with the other coaches and sources say he went five weeks without communicating with Mark Jackson. Scalabrine even avoided the coaches on the Warriors' team plane, sitting in a separate section.
Via RealGM
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Is patience of Warriors' owner wearing thin with Jackson?

For several days now, the question has been whether the Warriors are a "dysfunctional" organization, as reported by Yahoo.com in the wake of assistant coach Brian Scalabrine's demotion. Now we have another bizarre incident - assistant Darren Erman was fired Saturday - and a definitive, two-part answer to that question. Part one: Of course they're not dysfunctional...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Scalabrine Had Issue With Jackson's Lack Of Attention For Detail

Brian Scalabrine struggled with Mark Jackson's lack of attention to detail during his time as assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors. Scalabrine played for Tom Thibodeau during his playing career and viewed his style as a better way of coaching than Jackson's looser style. But Scalabrine was the Warriors' third assistant in his first season coaching in the NBA...
Via RealGM
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine Could Be on His Way Back to Chicago

Chicago Bulls Basketball– A former Chicago Bulls fan favorite could be making his way back to the Windy City as Brian Scalabrine (aka The White Mamba) looks to be losing favor with the Golden State Warriors. After signing on with the team prior to last season, the Chicago Tribune has reported that Scalabrine has not meshed well with head coach Mark Jackson’s coaching staff. In...
Via Sports Mockery
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine was reassigned after arguing with Warriors assistant Pete Myers

Brian Scalabrine was reassigned — or demoted — by the Golden State Warriors earlier this week. It has been reported that head coach Mark Jackson is the one who forced the demotion against the wishes of ownership, but Scalabrine may have actually been having a hard time getting along with fellow assistant coach Pete Myers. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sources: Scalabrine Had Verbal Altercation With Pete Myers

Brian Scalabrine and Pete Myers had a head verbal exchange following last Saturday's loss by the Golden State Warriors to the San Antonio Spurs. Sources say the altercation is what likely led to Scalabrine's reassignment. Myers has been on Jackson's staff since 2011. Mark Jackson cited a ”difference in philosophies” with Scalabrine when asked about the situation on...
Via RealGM
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Curry Publicly Supports Jackson, Wants To Be Heard Before Management Acts

While management of the Golden State Warriors has not come out in support of Mark Jackson since news broke of Brian Scalabrine's reassignment, his players are remaining loyal. “I love coach and everything he’s about,” Curry told reporters after practice on Wednesday. Several players have expressed dismay about the lack of favor Jackson seems to have with the Warriors'...
Via RealGM
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson forces Brian Scalabrine to be reassigned

Brian Scalabrine will no longer be patrolling the sidelines for the Golden State Warriors as an assistant coach. As of Tuesday, Scalabrine has been reassigned. Why? Because Mark Jackson has found another assistant he can’t get along with. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Jackson has not been able to coexist with Scalabrine despite […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Celtics go after Brian Scalabrine, after reassignment from Warriors

The legend that is Brian Scalabrine. It's unlike any in Celtics history. He's not a legend in the sense of guiding the Celtics to banners. He's more like a great cult film kind of legend. Anyways, Scals tenure in Oakland may come to an end soon. Brian Scalabrine has been forced out of his assistant gig, and will be reassigned by the organization. YahooOwnership and management...
Via Celtics Today
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Problems between Warriors head coach Mark Jackson and assistant Brian Scalabrine

Something is going on with the coaching staff in Golden State. Assistant coach Brian Scalabrine’s job is being changed up because of tension between Scalabrine and head coach Mark Jackson. Ownership and management  really like Scalabrine and  don’t want to let him slip away, But Warriors officials decided that as long as Jackson is the head coach, he’ll have control of his...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Scalabrine 'reassigned' by Mark Jackson

Another valued assistant coach might have found his relationship with Mark Jackson to be unworkable. Golden State Warriors assistant Brian Scalabrine has reportedly been reassigned by Jackson, the team’s head coach. The situation draws to mind Jackson’s contentious relationship with former assistant Mike Malone, who is now the head coach of the Sacramento Kings. “Ownership...
Via NESN.com
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Jackson Forces Brian Scalabrine Out Of Assistant Coach Role

Mark Jackson has reportedly forced assistant coach Brian Scalabrine to be reassigned to a new role within the organization. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: In what’s become an increasingly dysfunctional atmosphere, Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson has forced a reassignment of assistant coach Brian Scalabrine, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Ownership...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors coach Mark Jackson forces reassignment of assistant Brian Scalabrine

In what's become an increasingly dysfunctional atmosphere, Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson has forced a reassignment of assistant coach Brian Scalabrine, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Ownership and management have been strong advocates of Scalabrine and his performance on the job, sources told Yahoo Sports. Nevertheless, Warriors officials decided that as long as...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson Demotes Assistant Coach Brian Scalabrine

We have our second case of an assistant coach being forced to possibly write reports. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson has forced a reassignment of assistant coach Brian Scalabrine. Yahoo Sources: Golden State coach Mark Jackson has forced a reassignment of assistant coach Brian Scalabrine. http://t.co/6ERKps4BXO — Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via Thacover2
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson Demotes Assistant Coach Brian Scalabrine

We have our second case of an assistant coach being forced to possibly write reports. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson has forced a reassignment of assistant coach Brian Scalabrine. Yahoo Sources: Golden State coach Mark Jackson has forced a reassignment of assistant coach Brian Scalabrine. http://t.co/6ERKps4BXO — Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson Forces Reassignment Of Scalabrine As Dysfunction Grows

Mark Jackson has forced a reassignment of Brian Scalabrine, league sources told Yahoo! Scalabrine joined the Golden State Warriors in the offseason as an assistant coach. Ownership and management have been strong advocates of Scalabrine and his performance on the job, but Jackson will have control of his staff for as long as he's head coach. Scalabrine's role is unclear,...
Via RealGM
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

You’d Totally Watch This Brian Scalabrine ’30 For 30′ If It Was Real

Getty Image From the mind of Connor Hough comes this delightful yet disappointingly fake trailer for an ESPN 30 for 30 documentary entitled, Brian, which chronicles the life of NBA legend Brian Scalabrine on and off the court. Known to his fierce and loyal fans as the White Mamba, Scalabrine’s personality has always made him one of the great ironic celebrities of modern professional...
Via With Leather
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine Gets His Own 30 for 30 “BRIAN” (Video)

It is always cool when someone doesn’t take themselves very seriously and rolls with the punches. Scalabrine was a better player than Jason Collins, he had some skills, people made fun of him because he was white, but he was cool with it. That is why people are cool with him and will be cool with forever. I think they should actually start making some of these Fake 30 for 30s into...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brian Scalabrine stars in hilarious '30 for 30' parody

A hilarious fictional trailer on Brian Scalabrine, AKA "The White Mamba," for ESPN's critically acclaimed 30 for 30 documentary series is circulating online. Entitled "Brian" it features intercuts of OJ Mayo, Kevin Durant and Dr. J. all proclaiming their undying devotion to Scal.Dr. J on Scal: There's something about his style his fluidity. The fact that...
Via Celtics Life
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: ESPN Fake Brian Scalabrine ’30 for 30′

Despite never being a highly productive player in the NBA, Brian Scalabrine managed to become one of the most popular players in the sport. He was even given the nickname “White Mamba” after Kobe Bryant’s “The Black Mamba”. In the latest ESPN ’30 for 30′, Scalabrine is featured. This video is pure gold. The post WATCH: ESPN Fake Brian Scalabrine ’30 for 30′...
Via Standing O Sports
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Brian Scalabrine Moments as a Chicago Bulls

He may not be number one on the team, but he’s number one in all of our hearts. He could be the only man that fans feel is deserving of Hall of Fame enshrinement even though he only averaged three points for his NBA career. He is Brian “The White Mamba” Scalabrine. Although he hasn’t played for the Chicago Bulls since the 2011-12 season, Scalabrine holds a special place...
Via Sports Mockery
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden State is so desperate for bodies that they contemplated asking Brian Scalabrine to come out of retirement

Golden State has pretty much everything you look for in a contender. But the one thing they are lacking is big man depth. And the little depth they do have took a hit on Saturday night when backup center Jermaine O’Neal went down with a knee injury. O’Neal’s injury had Warriors scrambling to decide what course of action to take. And during that period of scrambling, discussions...
Via No Guts, No Glory
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors Considered Asking Brian Scalabrine To Come Out Of Retirement To Fill Center Position

With Jermaine O’Neal suffering a knee sprain and groin strain during the Warriors’ win over the Jazz Saturday, the team is looking for a replacement, and they reportedly even considered asking assistant coach, Brian Scalabrine, to come out of retirement to fill the backup center position. Well after the Warriors’ 102-88 victory Saturday night, two of the team’s top decision...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine has a black eye in his Warriors team photo

If you think the G.O.A.T. Brian Scalabrine looks bad, just wait ’til you see the grizzly bear. (Alas, the real reason for the black eye is going to disappoint you.) H/T Deadspin
Via Minus Twenty-Two
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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