First Artest, now O'Neal

Jermaine O’Neal will join Ron Artest in the press box for the remainder of the year due to a shoulder injury.Pacers coach Rick Carlisle said that doctors are still waiting for the swelling to subside and that no decision has been made on whether the all-star forward will need surgery.

O’Neal, who is averaging a career-high 24.8 points, was hurt March 3 when his right arm was pulled back by Denver’s Francisco Elson on a drive to the basket. He has not played since, and will miss his sixth straight game when Indiana meets Utah on Wednesday night.

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