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Posted By Mike Petraglia On January 28, 2009 @ 8:19 pm In General | 2 Comments
The Celtics are 6-0 this season when Brian Scalabrine starts. Scalabrine has his own fanclubs on Facebook  that were trying to get him on the Eastern Conference All-Star team in Phoenix. Every time he touches the ball at the Garden is cause for a standing ovation and a personal chant of “Scal-uh-breen-ee”
But now, thanks to poor Patrick O’Bryant, those chants will be silenced over the next 7-10 days as the best red-head basketball player ever to hail from the University of Southern California recovers from his second concussion in a week, suffered when he took an elbow from O’Bryant during practice Tuesday.
Celtics coach Doc Rivers gave the prognosis for Scalabrine prior to Wednesday’s game.
But Scalabrine was healthy enough to talk before Wednesday’s game. And here’s what he had to say about getting his bell rung.
Meanwhile, there continues to be speculation that the Celtics could wind up with as many as four All-Stars when the reserves are announced on Thursday. Garnett is already in the starting lineup, while Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo are all getting consideration for reserve status.
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 fanclubs on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/s.php?init=q&q=Brian%20Scalabrine%20fans&ref=ts&sid=48c383a9eb29f9368b118cf9d0b0b546
 Scalabrine said he’s feeling it after getting his bell run at practice on Tuesday: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=12343
 Scalabrine said he’s not sure exactly when he’ll be ready to return: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=12344
 Doc Rivers updated Scal’s condition before the game Wednesday: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=12346
 Rivers said four all-stars would be nice: http://blogs.weei.com/?attachment_id=12347
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