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O'Neal shoulders a burden

He plays through pain and makes no excuses

By Michael Vega
Globe Staff / April 26, 2005

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The objective for Jermaine O'Neal in Game 2 against the Celtics last night, as it was for all the Indiana Pacers, was to simply get back to playing the type of basketball they were before the debacle of Game 1. And for O'Neal, that meant submitting a more physical effort, his aching right shoulder nothwithstanding. (Full article: 662 words)

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