Found October 06, 2013 on The Sports Post:
This week, I wanted to use the same formula I did last week. I wanted to use a bit of “breaking” news as an opportunity to talk about a team that will likely look different next season. With that in mind, let’s take a look a Shaquille O’Neal’s recent addition to the ownership group that bought the Sacramento Kings. Ex-superstars getting involved in ownership and higher level office positions of franchises has had mixed results in recent years. Larry Bird is responsible for much of the recent success in Indiana, Michael Jordan has proven himself to be a questionable decision-maker in Charlotte, and Isiah Thomas flamed out quickly in New York. What will happen with Shaq? Say what you will about him, but Shaq is no dummy. Education has been important to him, and he’s pursued it for most of his life. He’s also charismatic, articulate, and very camera friendly. On the other hand, he hasn’t shown us much as analyst. Shaq’s commentary often reveals that while he might know something abou...
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