Shaq's time in Boston was fun

Updated: June 1, 2011, 7:33 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

It was clear from the start this was going to be an amusing ride.

Two hours before tipoff of his first game in a Celtics uniform, Shaquille O'Neal was practically performing a comedy routine in a tiny hockey locker room inside the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H. From smashing Nate Robinson with an oversized stretching pad to flashing his police badges to joking with reporters that he had no idea he was even in the Granite State, O'Neal couldn't stop making people smile.

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