HoopsHype Jermaine O'Neal rumors

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O'Neal, 35, said he is taking it week by week and doesn't really have a timetable, but he's working as hard as he can to get back as soon as possible. "It could be a week, two weeks, three weeks ... as soon as I feel strong enough," he said. "They gauge my strength every week, and it's improved every week, so it could be next week, I don't know. It won't be as long as people thought it was, for sure. Hopefully, it does fall into the time frame that Bob said." Contra Costa Times

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Backup center Jermaine O'Neal, who was back with the Warriors for the first time since Dec. 13 surgery to repair ligaments in his right wrist, said he'll have a cast that stretches from his wrist to his elbow and includes steel rods removed Thursday. Though he said the damage was worse than doctors expected, O'Neal promised to be back on the court before the season's end. He said he'll be "aggressive" in his rehabilitation and will stay in Oakland to start therapy during the team's upcoming seven-game road trip. San Francisco Chronicle

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There is no question that Inside the NBA has struck a chord with fans, thanks to its blending of unscripted dialogue, sharp analysis, and a panel that has no qualms with stirring the pot. “The good thing about the leadership at TNT is that they don’t micromanage,” says O’Neal. “They encourage us to be ourselves.” For The Win

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Jermaine O'Neal has been playing with a sprained right wrist, which is technically a tear of the ligaments, but there are no plans for the Warriors backup center to have surgery. The severity of the injury is unknown, as the Warriors aren't saying. O'Neal, according to team sources, has had the wrist checked out a few times, the latest examination coming Monday. San Jose Mercury-News

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