“Nike didn’t give me my own shoe, Reebok did”: Shaquille O’Neal explains why he chose British-origin Reebok over Nike as a #1 overall pick in 1992

Shaquille O’Neal reveals that he got Nike and Reebok to enter a bidding war to drive his own sponsorship fee up. O’Neal has been one of the NBA’s best-marketed, most well-loved players of all time. He played in the league…

“I know how to read lips, America!”: Shaquille O’Neal turns the Whisper Challenge into BBQ chicken, aided by Ernie Johnson after Tuesday’s entertaining TNT games

Shaquille O’Neal revealed a talent we didn’t know he had – the big man knows how to read lips. He absolutely killed the Whisper challenge last night. The Whisper challenge is a game played by 2 or more people. One…

“Just play through it big dog”: Shaquille O’Neal advises Julius Randle to play even more physically after Knicks forward receives bad whistles from referees

Shaquille O’Neal took Julius Randle to task for complaining about unfair refereeing, asking him to basically be a big boy and play on. TNT’s funniest analysts are also the Hall of Famers of the NBA and so Shaquille O’Neal and…

“Put my shoes next to the Jordans, I like to give people options”: Shaquille O’Neal talks about sneakers, buying Reebok and more on Sneaker Shopping with Complex

Sneaker Shopping with Complex just got their biggest icon yet – Both Literally and figuratively – in Shaquille O’Neal. Shaquille O’Neal is a global icon – there is nothing he is not associated with. They’ve had Kyrie Irving and PJ…

“Dwight Howard was reluctant to join forces with Kobe Bryant and the Lakers in 2012”: The veteran feared it would lead to people believing he was following the footsteps of Shaquille O’Neal

NBA veteran Dwight Howard reveals he was traded to the LA Lakers in 2012 against his wishes. The former Magic player was aware of the comparisons he would draw to Shaquille O’Neal. Dwight Howard is one of the most talented…

“Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal fought the Spurs into the stands!”: How the infamous Lakers-Spurs brawl led to several ejections in 44 seconds

Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant, along with other Lakers players, got into quite the brawl in 1998 when up against the Spurs.  The Lakers announcers said it best during this game: “The Lakers let their immaturity get the best of…

“Ben Wallace fouled me young lady, don’t ask dumb questions”: When Shaquille O’Neal went off on a reporter after being asked about the Pistons DPOY’s monster block on him

Shaquille O’Neal told a reporter to not ask him dumb questions when she asked him about Ben Wallace’s block on him in Heat-Pistons.  There are only a select few players in NBA history who can safely say that they were…

“LeBron James is not a dirty guy but Isaiah Stewart reacted the way he was supposed to”: Shaquille O’Neal comes out in support of the 20-year old Pistons center

Former NBA player and TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal defends Isaiah Stewart’s actions during the latter’s altercation with LeBron James during the Lakers-Pistons game.  Sunday night’s altercation between LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart made headlines. The NBA announced its decision to…

“I got Magic, Kobe, Durant, Wilt and myself”: Kevin Garnett snubs Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Shaquille O’Neal from his all-time starting five team

On a recent podcast appearance, Kevin Garnett disclosed his all-time starting five. Surprisingly, leaves out Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Shaquille O’Neal from the list. NBA is one of the most talented leagues for any sport. Many all-time greats have…

“Giannis Antetokounmpo is not better than Shaquille O’Neal!”: Stephen A. Smith does not agree that the Milwaukee man is better than the Lakers Legend

Stephen A. Smith has contestable comments about players to say the least – Doesn’t believe for one bit when Shaq says Giannis is better. Stephen A. Smith is to Giannis is what Skip Bayless is to LeBron James. The man…