Posts Tagged ‘jermaine o’neal’

Bye JO

Bye JO

So, Jermaine O’Neal will not be returning the Celtics this season, but it’s NOT because he will be bought out and re-sign with the Miami heat.  The Celtics announced this afternoon that JO has opted for surgery on his wrist and will be forced to sit out the remainder of the season.  This surgery could also be [...]

Celtics Revisit Possible Trade With New Orleans Hornets

Celtics Revisit Possible Trade With New Orleans Hornets

Before the season, the Celtics had interest in acquiring New Orleans Hornets’ David West.  Now the Celtics are rumored to have revisited a possible trade with the New Orleans Hornets, but this time for big man Chris Kaman, according to Hornets24/7: Hornets247 is saying a trade would involve the Celtics sending Jermaine O’Neal, Chris Wilcox, and [...]

Season-Defining Road Trips Approach

Big Four

The upcoming road trips will most definitely be the toughest test the Celtics will face this regular season. After a home matchup versus the ailing Detroit Pistons on Wednesday (the 15th), they embark on a five game road trip visiting the Bulls, Pistons, Mavericks, Thunder, and Cavaliers. The Thunder and Cavaliers matchup will, however, be [...]

Celtics’ Updated Free Agency Outlook

Celtics’ Updated Free Agency Outlook

Almost three weeks into NBA free agency I think it’s a good time to take a look at where the Celtics stand, what they still need to do, and who is still even available. When I wrote my first column about the Celtics free agency plans around a month ago I stressed the need to [...]

Jermaine O’Neal Press Conference

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UPDATE: I wanted to add a few quotes real quick from a WEEI article.  O’Neal explains that he had the chance to return to Miami, but liked his chances better in Boston. “I knew what they were trying to do, and I could have re-signed back with those guys, but it comes down to fit,” [...]