Shaq endures 5-on-5 practice, says return imminent

Updated: January 17, 2007, 4:26 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Shaquille O'Neal has vowed not to resume playing for the Miami Heat until his surgically repaired left knee is "1,000 percent."

He's almost there.

O'Neal went through an entire practice on Wednesday, his first time playing full-court, five-on-five since the Nov. 19 procedure to repair torn cartilage. And he could make his comeback Thursday, when the Heat host the Indiana Pacers.

"We'll see where I'm at in the morning, how I feel and make a decision," O'Neal said.

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