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On the way out: The Jermaine O’Neal file

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Jermaine O'Neal was officially waived today.  That ends a less than stellar stint in Boston for Jermaine.  Here's his stay, by the numbers.

Salary earned:  $11,991,200

Regular season:

  • Games played: 49
  • Points scored:  254 (5.2 per game)
  • Rebounds: 223 (4.5 per game)
  • Blocks:  73 (1.5 per game)

Playoffs:  

  • Games played: 9
  • Points: 52 (5.8 per game)
  • Rebounds: 38 (4.2 per game)
  • Blocks: 16 (1.8 per game) 

Jermaine O'Neal played 1,198 combined regular season and playoff mintues for the Boston Celtics, meaning he earned $10,009.35 per minute played. By contrast, Kevin Garnett, who made $40 million over past 2 seasons… has earned $7,750.54 per minute over that same amount of time.