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Shaq 'most likely' will start against Heat

Updated: October 25, 2010, 6:51 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers didn't make a formal declaration, but Shaquille O'Neal is expected to start at center for his new team in Tuesday night's ballyhooed season opener against the Miami Heat.

"Most likely Shaq, but we haven't officially announced anything," Rivers said Monday afternoon at Celtics practice. "But most likely him."

With Jermaine O'Neal sidelined through much of training camp (hamstring) and missing four preseason games in part because ...

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