Brian Scalabrine is not unaware of the mathematics. Thirteen does not go into 12.
As soon as Sam Cassell is cleared to play - which could be as early as tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers [team stats] - the Celtics [team stats] will have a nightly decision to make. With Scot Pollard out for the year due to ankle surgery and Gabe Pruitt dribbling in the NBA Development League, the C’s will have to make one player inactive. Judging from the way the rotation has been going lately, Scalabrine is in the crosshairs.