Brian Scalabrine is a former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association of the United States (NBA). Brian Scalabrine was a power forward with the New Jersey Nets, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, and Benetton Treviso. He currently co-hosts SiriusXM NBA Radio’s “The Starting Lineup” and serves as an analyst for Boston Celtics games on local Boston broadcasts.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Brian David Scalabrine was born in Long Beach, California, on March 18, 1978, and is currently 43 years old. He was one of his parents’ four children (including two brothers and a sister). He is an American of Italian heritage, according to his nationality. In addition, his zodiac sign is Pisces.
Similarly, he went to Enumclaw High School in Enumclaw, Washington, and was a member of the basketball team. He even had attended the University of Southern California (USC) and starred with the USC Trojans men’s basketball team after graduating from high school.
Brian made his NBA debut for the New Jersey Nets against the Milwaukee Bucks on January 31, 2002. He scored 2.1 points, 1.8 rebounds, and 0.8 assists per game as a sophomore, and he appeared in six playoff games, averaging 0.3 points and 0.5 rebounds.
Similarly, he received the nickname “Veal” during his tenure with the Nets, a play on words based on the dish veal scaloppini. He signed a five-year, $15 million deal with the Boston Celtics on August 2, 2005. During the 2007–08 season, he appeared in nine of the team’s 48 games, averaging 10.7 minutes per game and averaging 1.8 points and 1.6 rebounds. He signed a non-guaranteed deal with the Chicago Bulls in September 2010. For the Bulls, he appeared in 18 contests, scoring 1.1 points and 0.4 rebounds per contest.
Similarly, he signed with the Italian team Benetton Treviso on September 22, 2011, during the 2011 NBA lockout, and left the team in December 2011 to serve in the NBA after the lockout ended. He re-signed with the Bulls on December 12, 2011, and appeared in 28 games during the 2011-12 season.
He was offered a job as an assistant coach for the Bulls under Tom Thibodeau in September 2012, but he decided to serve as a commentator for the Boston Celtics instead. Furthermore, he was reassigned to the Warriors’ D-League affiliate in July 2013, after then-coach Mark Jackson revealed via Twitter that he was joining his coaching staff.
He has a net worth of over $10 million as of 2021. In addition, he earns an average of $60,000 a year as a Celtics commentator on local Boston broadcasts. In 2010, he signed a one-year deal with the Bulls worth $1,352,181 in the NBA. He earned a total of about $20,126,688 throughout his playing career.
Brian Scalabrine is a husband and father as well. Kristen Couch is his long-time partner. In 2003, the pair tied the knot in Hawaii. They have two children together, with his wife. He and his family now live in Winchester, Massachusetts. His marriage to his wife is as good as ever, with no talk of extramarital affairs or divorce.
He is also active in charitable work and is a founder of the Athletes for Hope movement.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Brian David Scalabrine was a world-class athlete who also happened to be a very beautiful person. The NBA superstar stands 6 foot 9 inches tall and weighs about 107 kilograms.
He is well-known on social media in addition to being a former NBA player. He has a total of 78.8 thousand Instagram followers and 105 thousand Twitter followers.