Shaquille O'Neal misses Celtics practice

Updated: November 29, 2010, 7:55 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Center Shaquille O'Neal missed the Boston Celtics' 90-minute practice session on Monday due to what coach Doc Rivers suggested was confusion about the reporting time.

While Rivers said he would not be disciplined for the mix-up, he didn't sound particularly pleased about O'Neal's absence on a day the team practiced with 11 players.

O'Neal joined the team in time for its afternoon flight to Cleveland in advance of Tuesday's game against the Cavaliers.

"He got the times mixed up," ...

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