BIRTHPLACE: LONG BEACH, CA
NBA SEASONS: 11
Brian David Scalabrine is one of modern basketball's most popular stars. In addiition to being the Player Captain of the Ball Hogs team, he is currently a television analyst for the Boston Celtics and co-host of "The Starting Lineup" on XM Radio
Raised in Enumclaw, Washington, Scalabrine attended the University of Southern California after transferring from Highline College. As a member of the USC Trojans men's basketball team, Scalabrine was the top average scorer and a leader in field goals and rebounds. He also played at the center position in college.
The New Jersey Nets selected him in the second round of the 2001 NBA draft. The Nets made consecutive NBA Finals his first two years, and Scalabrine played four seasons with the team. In 2005, he signed with the Boston Celtics and won a championship with the team in 2008. The Celtics also appeared in the 2010 NBA Finals. Scalabrine signed with the Chicago Bulls the following season, and played with them until 2012. Throughout his NBA career, Scalabrine played power forward.