The Big Mockery: Shaq Loses Final Shred of Credibility Joining Celtics

August 4th, 2010 by Harrison Moore Leave a reply »

For the Boston Celtics, the acquisition of Shaq makes all the sense in the world.

Kendrick Perkins will be sidelined for about half the upcoming season and will probably need even longer to regain his form as the stellar inside presence that he was prior to his knee injury in Game Six of the 2010 NBA Finals.

They needed someone to fill the void.

It wasn’t like the Celtics’ earlier pickup of Jermaine O’Neal was going to make the Celtics frontcourt much better, and with the NBA’s newest “Big Three” in Miami, the Celtics had to do something to keep themselves relevant.

Point to the fact that LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh have yet to log a single minute on the same team all you wish, but you’d be a fool to overlook a team boasting that kind of talent, particularly when they’ve managed to gather a pretty good supporting cast featuring ...

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