“Don’t Try This at Home, Kids!”: 50 Year Old Shaquille O’Neal Tries Scary Stunt on Inside the NBA

Tonoy Sengupta
|Published 06/01/2023

Inside the NBA is considered to be one of the best NBA shows on TV right now for a reason. It’s because the cast isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty to have some fun, even if it means making a fool of themselves in front of millions of people. It’s almost like it comes with the territory.

However, not a lot of their stunts are dangerous. In fact, we’re pretty sure there is a crew member in there somewhere they do everything as safely as possible.

But it appears that during the most recent episode, they were on holiday. And it may just have set a very, very bad example for some of the younger fans out there.

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The Crew of Inside the NBA throws darts at a board, with Shaquille O’Neal standing right in front of it

Shaquille O’Neal is often the center of all shenanigans pulled on the set of Inside the NBA. But even by his magnificent standards and years of experience, this has to be pushing it just a tad bit.

Wondering what we mean? Take a look at the clip in the tweet below.

Now, of course, this doesn’t look too dangerous. Heck, dare we say it, it’s even really funny… at first at least.

All it needs is someone to hit Shaq in one of the worst areas of his body, and suddenly you find him in need of a quick ride to a hospital. And that doesn’t even mention how long he’d take to heal from whatever he’d have suffered.

‘Don’t try this at home, kids’ is right. And perhaps most adults must look to do other things too.

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Tonoy Sengupta

Tonoy Sengupta

Tonoy Sengupta is an Editor of NBA content at The SportsRush. Coming from an athletically inclined family, he has been surrounded by sports ever since he was 4 years old. But, while initially pouring all his time into Football (soccer), at 14, Tonoy discovered basketball through the countless highlights of Stephen Curry humiliating players from Curry Land. And just like that, a fiery passion for the game was ignited within Tonoy. And soon after, he decided to become a student of journalism, graduating in 2022, and choosing sports as his area of interest. Today, you can find him spending 99% of his time browsing through every type of content on every team in the NBA, before uncorking everything he has found to the world. In the 1% he isn't doing this, you can find him playing Basketball, Football, Volleyball, or practically any other sport he has had the opportunity to learn.

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