Shaq fined for criticizing officials

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New York - Celtics center Shaquille O'Neal has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for comments critical of officials, the league announced Monday.

The fine comes after O'Neal made comments regarding the officiating crew during the Celtics 86-78 loss to the Orlando Magic on Saturday.

O'Neal finished with only two points in 13 minutes of work, before fouling out late in the contest.


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