Lost in the mania over where LeBron James will announce tonight at 9 p.m. as to where he is signing is plenty of other interesting NBA news.
Perhaps chief among them — from an Atlanta Hawks fan’s perspective — is the situation regarding Shaquille O’Neal. Kudos to AOL Fanhouse for excellent reporting on this story.
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On Wednesday night, the site reported that San Antonio and Atlanta are “at the top” of Shaq’s list. The story said that the 38-year-old wants to play two more seasons and that his second would become sort of a “farewell tour.” The tour was portrayed in the story as an enticement for the Hawks to pay him more money than the $5.8 million per year that the mid-level exception allows in the hope that it “would sell out all 41 games,” as an anonymous