Shaquille O’Neal Joins Boston Celtics To Form Geriatric Dream Team

August 5th, 2010 by Josh Martin Leave a reply »
So it's official: the TD Bank Garden in Boston is now the nation's largest geriatric facility, wresting the title from the cold but not-yet-dead hands of the AT&T Center in San Antonio, whose patron Spurs are easing Tim Duncan into retirement while filling his huge shoes with such budding superstars as...George Hill?

Anyway, Shaq will officially be wearing green this season, a picture once unfathomable when The Big Shalalie was THE man for the Los Angeles Lakers, the other half of the NBA's most storied rivalry.

But then again, it was once unfathomable that said rivalry would ever be reignited on basketball's biggest stage.

Of course, things changed in 2007 when Celts GM and founder of the Danny Ainge Club For Really, Really Lucky General Managers, Danny Ainge, managed to, more or less, swap a roster-full of young promising players for proven superstars Ray Allen, from the Seattle Sonics, and Kevin Garnett, from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Back in 2007, Boston's All-Star trio of Allen, Garnett, and franchise stalwart Paul Pierce was simply aging.  Now, in 2010 and with the addition of Shaq (who may appropriately be nicknamed ...

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