43916, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - Monday August 23 2010. Shaquille O'Neal cops a feel! The NBA Boston Celtics basketball player dined out at Katsuya restaurant in West Hollywood. Photograph:  Hellmuth Dominguez, PacificCoastNews.com

Shaquille O’Neal of the Boston Celtics has been fined $35,000 for public comments about the officiating, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred following the Celtics’ 86-78 loss to the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.

More details shortly.