Confessions of a 12th man

11.20.08 9 years ago
Celtics

As the Celtics put the finishing touches on a blowout win over the Pistons, Brian Scalabrine is naturally one of the guys on mop-up duty. Digging for something to talk about in a game that’s no longer in question, TNT’s Doug Collins and Kevin Harlan started talking about Scal’s fan-favorite status in Boston, and apparently Veal told them about the “pressure” he faces when he gets on the court. You see, since the crowd wants him to shoot it every time he gets it in garbage time, Scalabrine said he finds it hard staying focused and playing within the team concept when he wants to give the fans what they want. We’re playing the world’s smallest violin over here.

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