Jermaine O’Neal is still trying to play basketball. And despite what we saw in Boston over the past couple of years, he swears he can still be productive.
Ok. Fine. I’m not going to get on any player who still wants to play the game for a living. It’s a beautiful game… the locker room is a lot of fun because you get to act like a kid… the relationships you build with some teammates last a lifetime. I get it. The allure of it all is intoxicating. It’s a hard drug to kick.
So bon voyage, Jermaine. I’ll be happy to forget your two forgettable years if you are.
Oh wait, you’re not?
“Well you have to go somewhere where you really fit,” O’Neal said. “That’s just how it is. I had a fantastic time in Boston, an unbelievable sports town, fans and organization. But it wasn’t necessarily the best fit basketball wise. Your comfort level is everything. Sometimes when you’re asked not to worry about some of the stronger parts of your game, which is scoring, and only [focus on