Shaquille O'Neal out for Game 5

Updated: May 11, 2011, 6:37 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

MIAMI -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said center Shaquille O'Neal was ruled out for Wednesday's Game 5 due to lingering soreness in his right Achilles and calf and sounded pessimistic for his chances to get back on the court moving forward.

O'Neal played only 3 minutes in the first half of Monday's Game 4 loss and did not return to the court.

"It was physical [in Game 4]," Rivers said before the team's shootaround Wednesday morning at American Airlines Arena. "I don't know ...

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