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Rumors: Shaq weighs offer from Hawks

Posted By Jerry Spar On July 6, 2010 @ 8:12 am In General | No Comments

While the Celtics [1] reportedly have shown interest in veteran center Shaquille O’Neal [2], he also is considering a two-year offer from the Hawks [3] that starts at the mid-level exception of $5.8 million, according to AOL FanHouse [4]. The Hawks, who agreed to a max contract with Joe Johnson [5] over the weekend, are in need of a center.

“I think he wants to see how everything shakes out with all the free agents, but he’s seriously considering Atlanta’s offer,” the story quotes a source. “He wants to play two more years, and he wants it to be with a contender. He thinks he can help them become a serious one.”


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[3] Hawks: http://media.weei.com/basketball/joe-johnson-hawks.htm

[4] AOL FanHouse: http://nba.fanhouse.com/2010/07/05/shaq-weighing-offer-from-hawks-to-join-johnson/?ncid=txtlnkusspor00000002

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