Scalabrine says he was ‘hammered’ during epic 2008 NBA Finals presser

first_imgFormer NBA veteran Brian Scalabrine talks to the press during his media availability at the NBA Philippines headquarters in Bonifacio Global City.It’s undeniable that Brian Scalabrine has had one of the most well-loved careers in the NBA.His greatest on-court achievement is winning the title with Boston in 2008 but he will always be remembered for his off-court antics.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It was also in 2008 that the “White Mamba” delivered one of the most epic post-game press conferences of all time.And a decade later, Scalabrine said he was “hammered” during the time he bared his plans to rewrite NBA history.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“We win the championship, I go back [to the locker room] and I drink two bottles of champagne and then you end up on the podium and that was not a good recipe,” said Scalabrine during his media availability for NBA 3X on Thursday at NBA Philippines headquarters in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.“I had a great time and I was going to go out and make sure to call out a few people.” A little bit of backgrounder, a reporter from Europe asked Scalabrine about not playing a single minute during the whole six games of the championship round.That was when Scalabrine said that time will pass and he will still be an NBA champion and that after 30 years he can claim to his kids that he was the Finals MVP.And one more thing, the time Scalabrine used to talk during the NBA Finals post-game press conference was originally slotted for Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.“Kobe was supposed to go and I kind of jacked his podium so that was an epic interview,” said Scalabrine, who played for the Celtics from 2005 to 2010. “When I go back and watch it I think that it held up pretty good for me being this hammered.”ADVERTISEMENT Asian Games: Regalado keeps gold medal bid alive in pencak silat DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Peza offers relief to ecozone firms MOST READ Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View comments Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWslast_img read more

Prisoner who allegedly stabbed fellow inmate now hospitalised

first_imgA Camp Street prisoner was on Saturday admitted a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital after he was found with his face swollen in a cell in the penitentiary.Based on reports received, Shawn Thom was relocated to another cell in the Camp Street Prison after he allegedly stabbed another prisoner with a mop stick on Friday last.During routine checks on Saturday, Thom was found in his cell with what appeared to be swelling to the face. While information is limited at this point, an investigation was launched into the incident.Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels confirmed that Thom was in stable condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital. He could not provide additional information given that an investigation was ongoing.Just about a month ago, Samuels had alluded to the Prison Service being strict when it came to upholding the law.The last incident, however, of a prisoner being beaten was at the Lusignan Prison back in 2017 when murder accused Colin Alleyne was attacked and severely beaten reportedly by other prisoners.The man was charged for the murder of a 77-year-old, Danrasie Ganesh of Montrose, East Coast Demerara in August 2015. Presently, prisoners at the penitentiaries are privileged to have contraband items delivered to them at a cost.last_img read more