Shaquille O’Neal

Steve Nash is introduced to the Los Angeles Lakers by General Manager Mitch Kupchak during a press conference on July 11, 2012. Copyright NBAE 2012 (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hartnett: Nash Makes The Universally Hated Lakers Likable

Newest recruit Steve Nash makes the universally hated Lakers instantly more-likeable.


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Schmeelk: Knicks Fans, Just Ignore Sulking Phil Jackson; Finals Foul Trouble?

There are real things Knicks fans should worry about. So don’t panic over something that a petulant Jackson said to HBO.


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Silverman: Despite HBO Diss, Knicks Should Give Phil Jackson Future Consideration

Steve Silverman believes the may still be open for Phil Jackson to one day lead the Knicks.


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Keidel: Knicks’ Knack For Losing

The Knicks need to stop laughing. There’s nothing funny about losing or making your fans pay two grand to watch it live.


Jeremy Lin plays for the New York Knicks against the Sacramento Kings at Madison Square Garden - New York, NY - Feb 15, 2012 (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

NBA Adds Knicks’ Jeremy Lin To All-Star Weekend, Rising Stars Challenge

Charles Barkley praised the addition, saying it was “really stupid the NBA denied him in the beginning.”


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Shaq, Barkley To Headline New Series On NBA TV

Shaquille O’Neal, Charles Barkley and other Turner Sports’ NBA analysts will share their stories and opinions in a new series debuting this week on NBA TV.


Shaquille O'Neal, portraying "Shaq-A-Claus,'' helps out the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation at the Toys R Us in Times Square on Nov. 14, 2011 (credit: Elaine C. Mantikas/1010 WINS)

Shaquille O’Neal Lends Helping Hand To Toys For Tots

Before teaming up with Toys “R” Us and the Marines, the former NBA star said he spent nearly 20 years buying gifts for thousands of children on his own.


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Shaq Says On Twitter: ‘I’m About To Retire’

Shaquille O’Neal, who struggled to get on the court for the Boston Celtics because of leg injuries, said on Twitter on Wednesday that he is going to retire after a 19-year career in which he won four NBA titles.


Delonte West, Paul Pierce

Rondo, Celtics Bounce Back To Take Game 3 From Heat

Rajon Rondo had six points and 11 assists despite playing the fourth quarter with a dislocated left elbow, and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 97-81 on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.


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Mike D’Antoni: Knicks Banged Up But ‘Still Confident’

Absent the previous six seasons, the Knicks have quickly been reminded about postseason pain. Amar’e Stoudemire and Chauncey Billups are both banged up. Yet the real hurt for the Knicks comes from the realization they could have won both games in Boston.


Shaquille O'Neal (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Celtics’ Shaquille O’Neal To Sit Vs. Knicks On Friday

Shaquille O’Neal will miss his third straight playoff game for the Celtics with a right calf injury when they meet the Knicks at MSG on Friday night.


Shaquille O'Neal (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Shaq To Miss Knicks/Celtics Playoff Opener

Shaquille O’Neal will miss the Boston Celtics’ playoff opener against the New York Knicks on Sunday night with a right calf injury.


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Injury Breakdown: Analyzing Achilles Injuries

Baseball is barely out of the gate, with spring training games getting underway this past weekend, yet the league is rife with Achilles injuries.


Shaquille O'Neal (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Shaq Attack: O’Neal Hoping To Play Against Knicks

Shaquille O’Neal, who has missed the last two games with a calf injury, says he’s optimistic that he will be ready for Wednesday night’s game at MSG against Amar’e Stoudemire and the Knicks.



Shaq Turns Back Clock, Attacks Nets

Shaquille O’Neal scored a season-high 25 points and even hitting four straight free throws as the Boston Celtics came back to beat the New Jersey Nets 89-83 on Wednesday.