Chris Forsberg set out to write about why Shaq wouldn’t fit in Boston, but the end result was something far different than the original intention. Why? Probably because he figured out during his research, “Holy shit! There might not be anybody on the market better than Shaq?!”
Long story short, Forsberg ended up wondering whether the Celtics should give Shaq a longer look. (ESPN Boston)
- The Celtics sucked at rebounding last season. Shaq is one of only three players left on the market who was in the league’s top 25 in rebounding last year.
- The other two? Earl Barron and Anthony Tolliver. Not exactly an awe-inspiring list.
- Miami is weak up front. For all his shortcomings, Shaq can still bruise inside.
- Kendrick Perkins is hurt. If Sheed retires, the Celtics need a big man pretty desperately. The market for big men is damn thin. Get where I’m going with this?
And the offseason beer goggles continue to do the trick.