Discussion

Shaquille O'Neal fined $35,000

Updated: December 28, 2010, 1:17 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

The NBA fined Celtics center Shaquille O'Neal $35,000 Monday for public comments about the officiating following Boston's 86-78 Christmas Day loss to the Magic in Orlando.

O'Neal fouled out in only 13 minutes of playing time and sounded off after the game.

"I guess they came out to see No. 26 today," O'Neal said, referring to official No. 26, Bob Delaney. "... He was a great player out there today.

"They [fans] paid all that money to watch No. 26 play. If I was a fan, ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • COUNTDOWN TO XLIX
    The time for debating deflated footballs is over and it's (finally) time for Super Bowl XLIX. Game on.

MORE NBA HEADLINES