Shaq defends LeBron James, says Barkley made it 'personal'

Charles Barkley’s comments about LeBron James last week on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” resulted in a week-long story in the basketball world full of responses from both men and many others. So it’s no surprise that Chuck’s criticism of James was again a focal point at the start of the show on Thursday.Prior to Thursday’s Hawks-Rockets game on TNT, “Inside the NBA” talked...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Five obscure Shaq facts aka Shaqtoids

From Shaq wanting to be in The Terminator series to the origins of his awful free-throw shooting to Wilt Chamberlain preferring Gheorghe Mureșan over Shaq, we take a look back at some of the more random Shaqtoids from the Big Fella's storied career.
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shaq’s son battles Ron Artest’s in high school basketball game

Shaq’s son, Shareef O’Neal, is already drawing a lot of talk from scouts about how talented and athletic he is. O’Neal attends Crossroads High School, and recently played against Ron Artest’s son, Ron Artest III in an epic matchup which Beverly Hills High won, 50-47.And yeah, there were some monster dunks and crazy plays in the game. TMZ was able to obtain footage showing...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq's Hall of Fame induction marks end of great NBA centers

Shaquille O’Neal is the best center and most dominant NBA player an entire generation of fans will ever see, and that might hold true for as long as millennials live. He enters the National Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., on Friday night, along with fellow 2016 inductees Yao Ming and Allen Iverson, among others. O’Neal’s induction marks the end of an era. He’s...
September 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Shaq signs off on reality TV show for his kids

Coming soon to a television near you: NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal’s children will reportedly be featured in a VH1 reality show. TMZ is reporting that the show, which has been in the works for years, has finally received Shaq’s blessing. “The show will feature Shaq’s 4 kids with ex-wife Shaunie — along with her child from a previous relationship and will primarily...
Via Sportsnaut
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaq tries to slam Stephen Curry, fails with misspelled shirt

Shaquille O’Neal took to social media in an attempt to take a potshot at Stephen Curry. Unfortunately, it arguably fell somewhat flat for somewhat embarrassing reasons. In a tweet posted Wednesday morning, a beaming Shaq modeled a shirt that featured the misspelled message, “The Real Unaminous MVP,” along with O’Neal’s trademark logo, clearly a rip on Curry’s being unanimously...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaquille O'Neal wanted retirement tour with Celtics

It’s no secret that Shaquille O’Neal’s tenure with the Boston Celtics didn’t turn out quite the way the legendary big man had hoped. But the Big Shamrock apparently had far grander plans for his time in green than anyone knew at the time. O’Neal, now an analyst for the NBA on TNT, recently told The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn that he initially wanted the 2011-12 season...
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Sharon Osbourne tweets about sexual dream about Shaq

So this was weird. Out of the blue Wednesday morning, Sharon Osbourne — wife of rock star Ozzy Osbourne — tweeted at NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal. @SHAQ I dreamt about you last night. It’s true what they say….you never go back! — Sharon Osbourne (@MrsSOsbourne) January 27, 2016 O’Neal, who currently serves as an analyst for TNT’s NBA broadcasts, replied. Love...
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaquille O'Neal on his time at LSU: 'They paid very well'

Shaquille O’Neal appeared at the 12th Annual Lakers All-Access at Staples Center on Monday.  The Hall of Fame big man discussed a number of things, including his time in Los Angeles, his relationship with Kobe Bryant and the Lakers’ future.  Most interesting, though, were O’Neal’s “joking” comments about his LSU career.  Shaq on his years at LSU: “Yes, they...
Via College Spun
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaq had interesting reason for turning down Starbucks

Shaquille O’Neal recently recalled what he now refers to as one of his “worst business decisions” when relaying a story about how he turned down what likely would have been an extremely lucrative endorsement offer from Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. O’Neal told Graham Bensinger during an interview that he was approached by Schultz, who wanted to partner with the NBA superstar...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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