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Brian Scalabrine talks about his transition to broadcasting's Jake Fischer recently wrote an article on Brian Scalabrine, highlighting Scal's long journey to the NBA, his career in the league, and his post-retirement gig as the Celtics' color analyst for away games on Comcast Sports Net.There are some greats quotes included from the White Mamba himself as well as Mike Gorman, Tommy Heinsohn, and a couple of Scalabrine's former coaches...
Via Celtics Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine on Paul Pierce: “He understands how to employ psychological warfare to his advantage.”

SCAL-A-BRINE! In a truly amazing mailbag with The Players Tribune, Brian Scalabrine answered the burning questions that fans have had about the White Mamba for years. From how he got his nickname, all the way to how intoxicated he was during a post-game interview. He did not fail to deliver. (Does he ever?) Scalabrine enjoyed an eleven year career in the NBA with the Nets, Celtics...
Via Hoops-Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine: ‘Devastating’ Paul Pierce Is NBA’s Best Trash-Talker

At 38 years old, Paul Pierce probably doesn’t have too many games left in the tank. According to Brian Scalabrine, though, there’s one part of the Los Angeles Clippers forward’s game that will never diminish. Scalabrine, a Boston fan favorite who spent five seasons as Pierce’s teammate with the Celtics, was asked in a recent mailbag for The Players Tribune to name the...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine: 'Paul Pierce is the greatest trash talker I've ever encountered'

Paul Pierce has a way with words. Jesse D. Garrabrant GettyBrian Scalabrine is currently a color broadcaster for the Boston Celtics, but he spent 11 years in the NBA, and played beside a countless number of teammates for three different teams.He knows things, and decided to enlighten the masses by answering a few questions in this Player's Tribune mailbag. Here's what he had to say...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine to make use of advanced stats during broadcasts, Tommy Heinsohn to scoff at majority of them

Advanced stats will be creeping their way into the Celtics broadcasts this season, and some commentators will make more use of them than others. Brian Scalabrine plans to fully embrace them, and according to the Boston Herald's Mark Murphy, is by far the most enthusiastic of the crew. Points per 100 possessions on offense and defense, rebound percentage, and possessions per game...
Via Celtics Life
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics TV broadcasts will have Heinsohn at home and Scalabrine on the road

For the upcoming Celtics season, their broadcast team has been made official. Mike Gorman will continue calling all Celtics games, while Tommy Heinsohn will join him at home and Brian Scalabrine will accompany him on the road. Tommy Heinsohn & Brian Scalabrine will split color analyst duties for 2014-15 C's alongside Mike Gorman — Tommy at home & Scal on the road.— Ben...
Via Celtics Life
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

CSNNE Announces 2015-16 Season Coverage of the Boston Celtics

tldr: The biggest takeaway from this announcement is that Brian Scalabrine will be in a full-time role. He will do all road games as color analysts alongside Mike Gorman, and all home games as a studio analyst. BOSTON CELTICS BASKETBALL ON COMCAST SPORTSNET RETURNS NEXT WEEK WITH PRE-SEASON OPENER OCTOBER 6TH FROM MILAN, ITALY AND OCTOBER 8TH FROM MADRID, SPAIN  Broadcast Duo Mike...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

SQ Exclusive Interview With Brian Scalabrine

The "White Mamba" is a rare specimen. There's only one remaining on this planet, and he also goes by the name of Brian Scalabrine. An NBA Champion, NBA fan favorite, first-team All-Pac-10 member, and former USC Trojan, Scalabrine can truly be described as a "Renaissance man."All great things eventually come to an end, and in 2012, Scalabrine eventually retired from the NBA. That...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine and Michael Jordan Identical Plays

Recently there was a video that went viral on YouTube that compared almost identical plays of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. Well, there was something even more intriguing discovered lately that shows Brian Scalabrine was also a lot like Jordan. Here is a video that shows similar plays between the greatest of all time and the White Mamba: 9 total views, 9 views today The post...
Via Sports Mockery
August 09, 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...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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