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Shaquille O'Neal injured in return

Updated: April 3, 2011, 10:03 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Shaquille O'Neal made his long-awaited return to the lineup, joining the Boston Celtics for their game against the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. But the big guy's reappearance ended almost as soon as it began.

Forty-nine seconds into the second quarter -- and into his sixth minute of action -- O'Neal came up limping while running up the floor on a Boston possession, clearly favoring the right foot which had given him so much trouble the last two months.

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