Found December 18, 2012 on The Other Paper:

Via The Other Paper:

Who's the first person you think of when you feel like reaching for that old genie-in-a-bottle to make life all better again? Why, Shaquille O'Neal of course.

The "Kazaam" star is launching his own line of vodka — strangely called "Luv Shaq" -- and the only thing odder than the name is the fact that the B-52s didn't think of it before.

Shaq joins a long list of celebrities who have found gold in the form of hot-tub booze attached to their names.

The former NBA star and current TNT analyst plans to launch the brand early next year and, for all those health nuts out there — and we mean you — you'll be happy to know that it is sugar and gluten-free.

The New York Post reports that Luv Shaq comes in coconut flavor, and the bottle features an image of O'Neal with giant wings.  If you look closely, you might be able to spot Kobe Bryant glaring over the feathers.

Drew Adelman, founder of Devotion Vodka, which is producing Shaq's elixir, told the Post that it will directly compete with Sean "Diddy" Combs Ciroc, but at a "more competitive price."

Hopefully these shots will go down a lot smoother than the ones Shaq used to tank at the foul line.

1 Comment:
  • What a joke. You won't find this vodka in a year after its release and neither will you find or want to find Comb's vodka in a year. Waste of time and more so a poor product marketed to people who think it's cool to buy a label with some celebrity on it. As a restaurant owner, I've had the displeasure of tasting Comb's vodka( would not offer it to my customers) and I'm sure this one is equally bad or worse. Dumb investment for the backers of any of these celebrity products.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

At 34, Kobe Leads NBA, Breaks Another Record

Chris Carlson / APKobe Bryant put up 30 points in Tuesdays win over the Bobcats, marking his 7th straight game with at least 30 points. With this streak, Kobe became the first player in NBA history of at least 34 years of age to do so. The only other players to come close were Kareem Abdul-Jabar and Michael Jordan, whose streaks both ended at 5 straight games.Even at age 34, Kobe...

Kobe Bryant To Move To Small Forward?

The Lakers have been struggling to adjust to Mike D’Antoni’s system for a variety of reasons; one of them being the severe lack of quality wing players to run the floor and shoot from the perimeter. Metta World Peace and Devin Ebanks have been the primary options at small forward, and both leave a lot to be desired. It looks like D’Antoni might be making a bit of a surprising...

Is the ego of Kobe Bryant really hurting the Lakers?

Jason Whitlock, a writer for FOX Sports, dissected the problem the Los Angeles Lakers are currently going through.  According to Whitlock, the root of the problem is not the coach nor the lack of a solid point guard to relieve Steve Nash, but the ego of Kobe Bryant.  Whitlock blames Kobe’s “desperate pursuit of Michael Jordan’s legacy.”  A powerful opinion that some may...

Kobe Bryant praises Darius Morris' defense

When Kobe Bryant was asked about the Lakers comeback, hecredited a player whose performance didn't stand out on the stat sheet. "Our bench came in and did a fantastic job," Bryant said. "Darius Morris is afantastic defender." Morris finished with an unassuming seven points on three-for-six shooting, fourrebounds and three assists in the Lakers' 101...

Melo or Lebron? Asked Kobe

We know Melo gets buckets. We know he can carry his team to success. He has a track record in college, but the pros are a different matter. But he has been scorching. He’s probably the biggest reason with the Knicks being relevant. In fact, this is what Kobe had to say about it. The [...]

Bynum tells Dwight: Good luck touching the ball with Kobe around

Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum, whose been battling knee problems since his trade to Philadelphia, believes he's the best center in the NBA, and has some advice for his former team. "I don't regret anything. Personally, they traded No. 1 for No. 2 and that is what happened," said Bynum, referring to the four team trade that sent him to Philly and Dwight...

Kobe Bryant agrees with Andrew Bynum saying Kobe stunted his growth

Before the Lakers took on the Sixers in Philly on Sunday, Andrew Bynum gave a few quotes about playing with Kobe that seemed to be throwing shots at the Superstar. Kobe Bryant responded to Bynum’s assertion that playing with him may have stunted his growth by agreeing with him. “For sure, because when you’re playing [...]

Andrew Bynum says Kobe Bryant stunted his growth as a player

In an interesting ready by ESPN Los Angeles, Andrew Bynum offered his opinion on playing with NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant.  This comment had such perfect timing since the Lakers played the 76ers last night and the fact that Bynum was traded to Philadelphia this past summer in order to get Dwight Howard.  Bynum felt that playing with Kobe really hurt his game due to the fact that the...

Lakers escape with win over Bobcats

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored four of his 30 points in the final 1:26 and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame an 18-point third-quarter deficit to beat Charlotte 101-100 on Tuesday night, handing the Bobcats their 12th straight loss. Jodie Meeks and Metta World Peace each had 17 points for the Lakers, who won their third straight to match their longest winning streak of the...

Kobe Bryant’s Brilliance Should Be Appreciated, Even By His Most Hardcore Haters

While LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat were running roughshod over the NBA two years ago, I was dismayed to find myself rooting for Kobe Bryant. Bryant had never been a favorite of mine. Judging by the boos that rain down on him at every road arena, my attitude put me in the company of about three-quarters of all basketball fans. He was responsible for so much sports...

Laker defense strikes back; Kobe sets record

LOS ANGELES History was made and a bit of redemption was gained forLaker failings of the past at Staples Center on Tuesday night. Kobe Bryant, 34, set an NBA record by being the oldestplayer in NBA history to score 30 or more points in seven consecutive games asthe Lakers squeaked out a 101-100 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. During the defeat, the Bobcats Gerald Henderson Jr. experiencedfirst...

Andrew Bynum Says Kobe Bryant Stunted His Play, Warns It Could Happen Again With Dwight Howard

Andrew Bynum is 7 feet tall and supposed to be one of the NBA’s best centers. Instead, he’s spent most of this season working back from knee injuries amidst reports that he’d rather be bowling (which complicated one of the knee injuries) or just not playing basketball at all. Still, Bynum has apparently found some room to throw stones when it comes to explaining why his career...

Lakers 101, Bobcats 100

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers waged a furious fourth-quarter rally then staved off multiple game-winning attempts by the Charlotte Bobcats to take the 101-100 win on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Down by as much as 18 in the second half, Los Angeles went on a 28-4 run midway through the third quarter and into the fourth quarter as the Bobcats crumbled under the weight...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.