// Brian Scalabrine

Scalabrine Returns to Boston, LeBron-Style

While there has been a lull in the Celtics’ offseason activity over the past couple of weeks, former Boston power forward Brian Scalabrine gave fans something to smile about with a parody of LeBron James‘s recent “I’m Coming Home” Sports Illustrated article. In a similar first-person piece published Monday on CSNNE.com, Scalabrine announced that he […]

Brian Scalabrine Retires, Returns to Boston

Bust out the “Hope” signs. Dust off those ironic posters you used to bring with you to the TD Garden. Heck, gas up the duck boats while you’re at it. Brian Scalabrine is coming back to Boston… sort of.

Celtics Sign Sasha Pavlovic to Apparently Second Season

In a move sure to please anyone named Sasha Pavlovic, the Celtics re-signed Sasha Pavlovic to a one-year deal Monday. The move is undoubtedly a thing come true for Celtics fans, who best remember Pavlovic as the guy Ray Allen made cry during the 2008 NBA Finals. Wait, that was Sasha Vujacic? Then who the […]

Don’t Call Me A Mailbag: Stanley Cup Hangovers, Joe Paterno, Leg-Shaving Soccer Players

Welcome to the third installment of  “Don’t Call Me A Mailbag”. For a better understanding of what this is, check out the first one. This week we talk the Bruins getting back on track, Joe Paterno, the NBA lockout, and more! In addition to the Yahoo! Answers questions, you will also be able to submit […]

Sports Media Musings: Celtics buy into CSNNE, WEEI/Sports Hub Hate?, Grading Former Athletes in Media

Ruh-Roh! Felgy, Get Your Green Pajamas Out! I’m weary about the news that the Celtics and CSNNE are extending their partnership, and thus giving C’s ownership a 20% stake in the network. I like CSNNE. Their approach to both sports news and programming is well conceived. However, the new deal with the Men in Green […]

Sports Media Musings: Congressman Felger, Scal’s Foray, ESPN Drama

It may be a slow week in Boston sports, but  the sports media is like NYC: It never sleeps. So take a second to step away from the riveting “Gonzo to outfield” or “Tito treating Big Papi with kid gloves” debate, and enjoy this weeks Media Musings piece. The Manchurian Candidate? On their uproarious program, […]

Celtics Fend Off Bulls in OT

Kevin Garnett poked the ball away from behind Joakim Noah as he dribbled up the court with just a few seconds left in overtime to seal the win for Boston in a 110-105 final against the Chicago Bulls. Another overtime game (the second in as many games for the Celtics) for these two teams who […]

A Letter to Brian Scalabrine: It’s Not Goodbye, it’s “See You in Chicago”

Dear Brian, Matt Pepin of Boston.com has reported that you are officially out of Boston, having signed a non-guaranteed deal with the Chicago Bulls. As I read the piece, I realized that a true fan favorite has left our beloved team. We at Sports of Boston are glad that you have signed another contract, even […]

Scalabrine Possibly Heading to Europe: What Would This Mean?

According to Mark J. Miller of Yahoo! Sports, reports are surfacing that 32-year-old fan favorite Brian Scalabrine maybe be saying farewell not just to the Celtics, but the entire NBA, to the dismay of many Celtic fans. According to reports, there is a possibility that Scal could be on his way to signing a deal […]

End of the Road for Brian Scalabrine?

Not every fan favorite player has to be the best player on the team. That’s certainly the case for Brian Scalabrine. Scal has become one of the most popular players on the Celtics amongst fans during his five years with Boston. He’s not the flashiest, the biggest, the strongest, or the best shooter on the […]

NBA Rescinds Perk’s Technical; Celtics Still Cling to 3-2 Series Lead

A week ago the Boston Celtics had a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals to a team most probably thought they could not compete with. They had a 3-0 series lead with Game 4 on their own home turf. How could one not possibly expect the Celtics to be able to close the […]

New Jersey Nets a Win Over Boston

That was just embarrassing. It all of a sudden looks like the Celtics will definitely miss the playoffs, or at least be booted out in the first round, after they completely failed against the lowly Nets, 104-96. Defense was terrible, offense was terrible, and even with some questionable calls by the referees, a little more […]

Celtics Control The Tempo For Another Win

This was the type of game the Celtics need to play. There wasn’t a blowout at any point, the Celtics didn’t make desperate shots to interrupt momentum, and they kept beating down their opponent to defeat the Heat, 107-102. Last time against the Heat, Dwayne Wade mustered 44 points in a Celtics victory, and this […]

Diagnosing the Ailing Celtics

The NBA regular season is almost half-way over and the Boston Celtics sit at 27-13. The record has the Celtics atop of the Atlantic Division and leading the Toronto Raptors by 7.5 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are the only Eastern Conference team with more wins than the C’s. Certainly, the Celtics are right where they want […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings 1-16-10

Three of the top four teams in this week’s SoB NBA Power Rankings are from the Eastern Conference, but the defending champion LA Lakers remain at No. 1 for the third consecutive poll. The Celtics slipped to No. 3 after being leap-frogged by the Cleveland Cavaliers, who sit in the second place spot just one […]