He tells the 4-letter network Boston's on his short list.
"Those are my
favorites," O'Neal told ESPN.com "Those are teams that are going to
compete [for a championship] next year."
O'Neal said he's still
deliberating between the three teams — all believed to be offering a
portion of the mid-level exception to sign him — and called the
decision perhaps "the most important of my career because I know this is
kind of my last run at it" in terms of title-chasing.
Jermaine O'Neal could not have played worse in the opening round series against Boston. He was flat out terrible.
BUT… he averaged 13.6 ppg and 7 reb. last season. So we can rationalize it by saying the C's defense was a huge reason he sucked so badly. And if the C's are truly looking at adding a guy for a portion of the MLE, then this might be our best option.
Bas Rutten Jr brought this up in the comments… so I'll post it. Classic Nike commercial with Jermaine and Pierce: