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"That's something that needs to be cleared up," he said. "I never asked Danny. I never spoke to Danny - quote me on this - about a buyout. Danny has never spoken to me about a buyout. Our conversation has always been strictly with [team trainer] Ed Lacerte and our doctors about my health and my ability to come back. "
O'Neal added, "He said to the media that we were going to have a conversation, and we both had the same question for each other, 'Where does this stuff come from?' My concern and his concern was my ability to get back on the court. And if I couldn't, then I couldn't. He has supported me in such a way that . . . me and my family appreciate that."
CSNNE: O'Neal: I never spoke to [Ainge] about a buyout
I know, Jermaine... the media is full of people who just make things up to drive pageview...