Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson headline 2016 Hall of Fame finalists

O'Neal retired from the NBA in 2011 after playing 19 seasons
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
8 hours ago

Shaq thinks Kobe will gun for All-Star Game MVP award

Shaquille O'Neal shared the All-Star Game MVP award with his old buddy/nemesis Kobe Bryant in his final All-Star Game in 2009. Shaq didn't exactly know it would be his last the way Kobe knows going into his 18th All-Star appearance Sunday at Toronto.Shaq believes Kobe, who announced earlier in the season that he will retire at season's end, will want to go out in his last All-Star...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

2016 Naismith Hall of Fame finalists announced

The 2016 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame finalists were announced on Friday, and it was hard not to notice three big names in NBA history are among the finalists. On top of the list were two of the best big men of their era in Shaquille O’Neal and Yao Ming, while one of the toughest point guards to ever play the game in Allen Iverson also appears at the top of the list of finalists...
Via The Comeback
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iverson, O'Neal, Driesell nominated for Basketball Hall of Fame

The former Georgetown star and 2001 NBA MVP is among 14 nominated for the 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame, along with Shaquille O'Neal and former Maryland coach Lefty Driesell.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shaquille O'Neal explains the one (disgusting) use for a belly button

TMI, Shaq. TMI. Shaquille O'Neal was the guest for Jimmy Kimmel's "Three Ridiculous Questions" feature on Thursday. When the talk-show host ask Shaq if there was any practical use for a belly button, the future Hall of Famer replied, "TSIIS." O'Neal then explained to Kimmel that "TSIIS" stands for To See If It Stinks. The big guy did not stop there. He also demonstrated how this...
Via Fox Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat retiring Shaquille O'Neal's No. 32 jersey next season

MIAMI (AP) Shaquille O'Neal helped the Miami Heat put up their first championship banner, and soon another banner will sway over the team's home floor in his honor. The Heat announced Tuesday that they will retire O'Neal's No. 32 at the beginning of next season. He becomes the third player to get such a designation from the Heat, joining Alonzo Mourning and Tim Hardaway. Miami...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  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...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal: ‘LSU paid me very well’ comment just a joke

Shaquille O’Neal’s quip about being paid during his days as a college basketball player was too close to what some believe to be true. O’Neal on Tuesday denied receiving payment from Louisiana State University during his college basketball years. The basketball legend told The Advocate’s Sheldon Mickles he was joking when he said “LSU paid very well” during a Los Angeles...
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shaq joins 'basketball cop' to surprise kids

By now, you’ve probably seen video of the Gainesville police officer that joined a group of neighborhood kids in a game of basketball after responding to what turned out to be an unnecessary noise complaint about those very same kids. It was awesome, but little did the kids know that they’d be in for an even bigger surprise Saturday afternoon.  Future Hall of Famer Shaquille...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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