The veteran big man is reportedly closing in on joining the Celtics, keeping alive the trend.
On the Red Sox, Tim Wakefield celebrated his 44th birthday on Monday night, pitching two scoreless innings of relief.
Even without Shaq, the Celtics were an older team this year, with Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Rasheed Wallace all in their mid-30s.
The Patriots said goodbye to David Patten over the weekend, but Fred Taylor, Torry Holt and Kevin Faulk are all 34 years old. In football terms, it's impressive they can still run, let alone compete at the highest level.
But who is the oldest member of the Bruins? See if you know by taking the second installment of NESN Trivia.