Will Shaquille O’Neal Land in Europe?

August 1st, 2010 by Aaron Young Leave a reply »
Shaquille O'Neal has repeatedly expressed his interest in chasing one more ring before retirement, but the biggest remaining name on the free agency market may desire more than a fifth NBA Championship.

Reports surfaced this morning linking Shaq to a possible move to Europe. Why would the 18-year NBA legend make the trip overseas?

According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, "Diesel" believes he could ink one last $10 million contract if he take his services to the Euroleague.

In the NBA, the highest speculated offer would come from the Cleveland Cavaliers, his team last season, who would most likely offer a single-year deal worth between $5 million and $7 million.

O'Neal had been in talks with 2010 NBA Eastern Conference Champions, the Boston Celtics, but negotiations halted when the C's cap space shrunk to an amount much smaller than the figure Shaq and his management team are asking.

Kwame Brown may fill the role for the Boston, who are looking to add another big man to their front-court rotation.

While there is an outside chance that the NBA's biggest and oldest free agent will land with a Euroleague club, othe ...

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