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Celtics forward Mickael Pietrus hits a three pointer over Miami's James Jones in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Miami. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

After Text From Shaq, Pietrus Comes Alive In Game 5

Mickael Pietrus never lost confidence after hitting just one shot in the first four games against the Heat, and came alive in Game 5.

06/06/2012

Shaquille O'Neal (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Shaq Retires After 19 Seasons

Celtics center and NBA great Shaquille O’Neal is calling it quits after 19 seasons in the NBA.

06/01/2011

LeBron James greets Shaquille O'Neal during Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mama O’Neal Says Shaq Could Return To Celtics Next Year

Many in the Celtics organization think that Shaquille O’Neal will retire, but Shaq’s mom is saying otherwise.

05/19/2011

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat handles the ball against Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 1, 2011 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Look To Heal Up Before Saturday’s Game 3 Against Heat

Coach Doc Rivers had very specific instructions for the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. Go golfing. Avoid hanging out with each other. Most importantly, try to stay away from the game of basketball.

05/04/2011

Shaquille O'Neal #36 and Ray Allen #20 of the Boston Celtics sit on the bench and talk against the New York Knicks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 17, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Hope Shaq Can Practice Friday

Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Shaquille O’Neal would do a “skeleton” workout on Thursday and “hopefully” join the team on Friday for its final workout before their playoff series against the Miami Heat.

04/28/2011

Celtics Center Shaquille O'Neal. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Doc’s Daily Shaq Update: ‘He’s Moving Better’

There is no set date for Shaquille O’Neal’s return to the Celtics, but head coach Doc Rivers says the injured Center continues to improve.

04/22/2011

The Bruins form a big celebration following a goal by Michael Ryder during the first period of overtime in Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, April 21, 2011, in Montreal.The Bruins defeated the Canadiens 5-4 to tie the best-of-seven series 2-2. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

How Quickly Fortunes Change In Sports

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche said the beauty of sports is just how quickly fortunes can change, for good or bad.

04/22/2011

Shaquille O'Neal #36 and Ray Allen #20 of the Boston Celtics sit on the bench and talk against the New York Knicks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 17, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Shaq Done For Playoffs

The Eagle Tribune’s Bill Burt is reporting an NBA source told him Shaquille O’Neal will not return to the Celtics this postseason due to a lingering calf injury.

04/20/2011

Shaquille O'Neal limps off the court on April 3, 2011 at the TD Garden. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Blakley On Shaq: He’ll Return At Some Point

CSNNE’s A. Sherrod Blakley joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich Tuesday morning, and thinks Shaquille O’Neal will return at some point during the playoffs for the Celtics.

04/19/2011

Shaquille O'Neal #36 and Ray Allen #20 of the Boston Celtics sit on the bench and talk against the New York Knicks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 17, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Shaq Out For Game 2 Against Knicks

Shaquille O’Neal will not play in Game Two of the Celtics playoffs series against the New York Knicks, Doc Rivers said on Monday.

04/18/2011

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