|July 14 11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET18:00 GMT2:00 AM 北京时间11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST22:00 UAE19:0014:00 ET - O'Neal has agreed to a multiyear deal with Turner Sports to become an analyst on its NBA coverage. A four-time NBA champion during his 19-year career, the 7-foot-1 O'Neal also had one of the NBA's biggest personalities and was expected to quickly find work in the entertainment industry upon his retirement.
Analysis: O'Neal, who retired last month, will join TNT's studio show with Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson. He also will contribute to NBA TV and NBA.com. O'Neal's agreement includes a development deal with Turner's entertainment and animation networks.
|June 1 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET19:17 GMT3:17 AM 北京时间12:17 PM MST2:17 PM EST23:17 UAE20:1715:17 ET - 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 and the 2000 league Most Valuable Player award.
Analysis: O'Neal sent a tweet shortly before 2:45 p.m. saying, ``im retiring.'' It included a link to a 16-second video in which he says, ``We did it ... 19 years, baby. Thank you very much. That's why I'm telling you first: I'm about to retire. Love you. Talk to you soon.'' An inveterate prankster who gave himself a new nickname - or several - in each of his six NBA cities, the 15-time All-Star did not notify his latest team of his plans.
|May 11 8:02 AM PT9:02 AM MT10:02 AM CT11:02 AM ET15:02 GMT11:02 PM 北京时间8:02 AM MST10:02 AM EST19:02 UAE16:0211:02 ET - O'Neal is not expected to play in Game 5 of the Boston-Miami Eastern Conference semifinal series on Wednesday night because of ongoing problems with his right calf.
Analysis: O'Neal played a total of 12 minutes in Games 3 and 4, limping at times in those stints. He also walked with a pronounced limp Wednesday morning when the Celtics arrived for a shootaround practice in Miami. Celtics coach Doc Rivers says, "I doubt it, but we'll see.'' Rivers says O'Neal's calf got worse when he played.
|May 7 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET3:50 GMT11:50 AM 北京时间8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST7:50 UAE (+1)04:5023:50 ET - O'Neal is back in action for the Boston Celtics.
Analysis: The 7-foot-1 center checked into Game 3 of Boston's Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Miami Heat with 2:41 left in the first quarter Saturday. He received a big cheer when he went to the scorer's table, and a standing ovation when he went into the game. It was his first action of the 2011 playoffs.
|Apr. 16 3:07 PM PT4:07 PM MT5:07 PM CT6:07 PM ET22:07 GMT6:07 AM 北京时间3:07 PM MST5:07 PM EST2:07 UAE (+1)23:0718:07 ET - O'Neal will miss the Boston Celtics' playoff opener against the New York Knicks on Sunday night with a right calf injury.
Analysis: General manager Danny Ainge made the announcement during practice Saturday and said "we don't know when he'll be ready." Game 2 of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series is in Boston on Tuesday night
|Apr. 3 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET22:32 GMT6:32 AM 北京时间3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST2:32 UAE (+1)23:3218:32 ET - O'Neal is expected to play for the Boston Celtics in the playoffs for the first time in Game 3 against the Miami Heat.
Analysis: Coach Doc Rivers said Thursday the center likely will return from a right calf injury Saturday night against the Heat, who lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-0. O'Neal had missed 27 games with a sore right leg. He returned on April 4 against Detroit but lasted 5 minutes, 29 seconds before leaving with the calf problem. Rivers said that barring a setback, O'Neal will play Saturday but won't start.
|Mar. 25 4:16 PM PT5:16 PM MT6:16 PM CT7:16 PM ET23:16 GMT7:16 AM 北京时间4:16 PM MST6:16 PM EST3:16 UAE (+1)23:1619:16 ET - Shaq missed his 23rd straight game with a strained left Achilles' tendon Friday night when the Celtics played the Charlotte Bobcats.
Analysis: He has been wearing a removable boot on his left foot, but coach Doc Rivers said that doesn't indicate a setback. He said it could be "a week or so" before he plays, but "I've been saying a week now for three weeks." He also said he expected O'Neal to be ready for the playoffs.¶
|Feb. 7 6:20 PM PT7:20 PM MT8:20 PM CT9:20 PM ET2:20 GMT10:20 AM 北京时间7:20 PM MST9:20 PM EST6:20 UAE (+1)02:2021:20 ET - O'Neal hasn't played since Feb. 1 because of an Achilles' injury but he said he's getting better and hopes to return soon.
Analysis: He's hardly the Shaq of old, so this shouldn't affect anyone's fantasy fortunes.
|Jan. 21 5:23 PM PT6:23 PM MT7:23 PM CT8:23 PM ET1:23 GMT9:23 AM 北京时间6:23 PM MST8:23 PM EST5:23 UAE (+1)01:2320:23 ET - O'Neal missed his third straight game as he continues to deal with a hip injury.
Analysis: There is a good chance O'Neal could return Friday against the Suns.
|Jan. 14 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET4:35 GMT12:35 AM 北京时间9:35 PM MST11:35 PM EST8:35 UAE04:3523:35 ET - O'Neal scored 23 points and added five rebounds and five blocked shots Friday in a win over Charlotte.
Analysis: O'Neal went 10 of 12 from the floor, playing a season-high 35 minutes due to injuries.
|Dec. 27 4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET0:15 GMT8:15 AM 北京时间5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST4:15 UAE (+1)00:1519:15 ET - O'Neal has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for his public comments about the officiating.
Analysis: O'Neal criticized the referees following the Boston Celtics' 86-78 loss at Orlando on Christmas. He was angry after picking up his sixth foul when Magic center Dwight Howard fell to the ground as they were wrestling for position. O'Neal said: "I just wonder why I've never gotten that call in 20 years. Don't pick and choose when you're going to make the call. ... That's what happens when you've got control freaks."
|Dec. 11 7:40 AM PT8:40 AM MT9:40 AM CT10:40 AM ET15:40 GMT11:40 PM 北京时间8:40 AM MST10:40 AM EST19:40 UAE15:4010:40 ET - O'Neal is still out with a sore right calf.
Analysis: O'Neal has missed the last four games with the calf injury.
|Dec. 6 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET5:15 GMT1:15 PM 北京时间10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE05:150:15 ET - O'Neal left Sunday's game after playing 11 minutes in the first half with a sore right calf and did not return. He had three points and four rebounds.
Analysis: The injury doesn't appear to be serious, but it was bothering him before the game Sunday. Monitor the developments, as the Celtics are off until Wednesday when they host Denver.
|Nov. 24 6:18 PM PT7:18 PM MT8:18 PM CT9:18 PM ET2:18 GMT10:18 AM 北京时间7:18 PM MST9:18 PM EST6:18 UAE (+1)02:1821:18 ET - O'Neal scored a season-high 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in Wednesday night's 89-83 win over New Jersey.
Analysis: O'Neal recorded his second consecutive double-double and looks to be getting more involved in the Celtics offense.
|Nov. 22 7:01 PM PT8:01 PM MT9:01 PM CT10:01 PM ET3:01 GMT11:01 AM 北京时间8:01 PM MST10:01 PM EST7:01 UAE (+1)03:0122:01 ET - O'Neal had 13 points and 11 rebounds as the Celtics blew out Atlanta right from the start, racing to a 26-point lead in the first quarter on the way to a 99-76 rout Monday night.
Analysis: O'Neal, dubbed the 'Big Shamrock' by the Celtics faithful, notched his first double-double in green and white.
|Nov. 2 4:06 PM PT5:06 PM MT6:06 PM CT7:06 PM ET23:06 GMT7:06 AM 北京时间4:06 PM MST6:06 PM EST3:06 UAE (+1)23:0619:06 ET - O'Neal has returned to practice Wednesday with the Boston Celtics after missing five games with a bruised right knee.
Analysis: O'Neal says he still has some pain, particularly just below the knee, but might return when the Celtics face the Miami Heat on Thursday night. He's averaging 8.7 points and 5.3 rebounds this season in limited action.
|Nov. 1 12:46 PM PT1:46 PM MT2:46 PM CT3:46 PM ET19:46 GMT3:46 AM 北京时间12:46 PM MST2:46 PM EST23:46 UAE19:4615:46 ET - O'Neal missed his second straight practice on Monday with a knee bruise suffered late in Friday's game against the Knicks.
Analysis: He likely will miss Tuesday's game in Detroit. O'Neal instead spent the time in the swimming pool with fellow injured big man Kendrick Perkins as both worked on therapy for knee injuries.
|Oct. 21 3:15 PM PT4:15 PM MT5:15 PM CT6:15 PM ET22:15 GMT6:15 AM 北京时间3:15 PM MST5:15 PM EST2:15 UAE (+1)23:1518:15 ET - O'Neal sent a tweet to followers Thursday afternoon that he was headed to Harvard Square to pose silently for photographs. He had promised the stunt two weeks ago on Boston sports radio station WBZ-FM without specifying a time.
Analysis: For more than an hour, the 38-year-old NBA veteran posed as a statue while dozens of curious onlookers took pictures of him just off the campus of Harvard University. Shaq said nothing, but witnesses say he did smile at some fans' comments.
|Oct. 16 12:24 PM PT1:24 PM MT2:24 PM CT3:24 PM ET19:24 GMT3:24 AM 北京时间12:24 PM MST2:24 PM EST23:24 UAE20:2415:24 ET - O'Neal did not play for the Celtics in Friday's win over Toronto
Analysis: O'Neal was out with a hip injury. Shaq is expected to play against the New York Knicks in Hartford, Conn., on Saturday.
|Oct. 8 7:50 AM PT8:50 AM MT9:50 AM CT10:50 AM ET14:50 GMT10:50 PM 北京时间7:50 AM MST9:50 AM EST18:50 UAE15:5010:50 ET - O'Neal had eight points and five rebounds in his return to his hometown Thursday in a 96-92 win over the Nets.
Analysis: O'Neal enjoyed the trip home. "Some of the best times of my life were here,'' O'Neal said. "I learned my toughness here. I learned how to be a man. I learned my trials and tribulations here. I am Newark."
|Aug. 10 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET0:46 GMT8:46 AM 北京时间5:46 PM MST7:46 PM EST4:46 UAE (+1)01:4620:46 ET - When O'Neal was much, much younger and a good deal smaller, too, he chose as a role model one of the most successful big men in NBA history. "When I came into the league, I wanted to compete with Bill Russell for titles,'' O'Neal said. "That's not going to happen, but I'd like to almost get half of what he got.''
Analysis: With four titles and a Hall of Fame career already on his resume, newly christened ``Big Shamrock'' signed a two-year deal with the Celtics at veteran's minimum, forgoing more lucrative offers to join the defending Eastern Conference champions for a run at another championship or two. A crossover celebrity who has appeared in feature films and his own TV show, O'Neal joked about his new nickname to reporters.
|Aug. 4 1:55 PM PT2:55 PM MT3:55 PM CT4:55 PM ET20:55 GMT4:55 AM 北京时间1:55 PM MST3:55 PM EST0:55 UAE (+1)21:5516:55 ET - The Celtics signed O'Neal on Wednesday, giving them the big man needed while Kendrick Perkins recovers from knee surgery.
Analysis: The deal with the free agent center is for two years and about $3 million, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said on condition of anonymity because no details were released. Shaq, the top pick in the 1992 draft by Orlando, averaged 12.0 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 53 games for Cleveland last season.
|Aug. 3 3:13 PM PT4:13 PM MT5:13 PM CT6:13 PM ET22:13 GMT6:13 AM 北京时间3:13 PM MST5:13 PM EST2:13 UAE (+1)23:1318:13 ET - A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Celtics are making progress on a deal that would bring O'Neal to Boston.
Analysis: Earlier Tuesday, the four-time NBA champion said he will be in the league next season and would rather retire than play internationally. 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.