Celts Making Progress On Contract With Shaq
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Celtics are
making progress on a deal that would bring Shaquille O'Neal to
The person spoke with The Association Press on the condition of
anonymity because the deal was not yet final.
Earlier Tuesday, the four-time NBA champion said he will be in
the league next season and would rather retire than play
The 38-year-old O'Neal spent last season with the Cleveland
Cavaliers. He won three NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers and
another with the Miami Heat.
But he has struggled to find a contract from a team that can
guarantee him playing time, enough money and a chance for one more
championship. He has all-but ruled out joining LeBron James in
Miami or a return to Orlando, where he began his career in 1992.
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