“Being snubbed over Christian Laettner gave me more motivation to be better”: Shaquille O’Neal explains how not being selected to “The Dream Team” added fuel to his fire

Shaquille O’Neal was the most prominent name in the 1992 NBA Draft, yet Christian Laettner was selected to represent The USA for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Over the past several decades, the USA has been the most dominant basketball-playing…

“Michael Jordan threw his paddle and didn’t talk to anyone for two days”: Bulls legend reacted maniacally to losing to Christian Laettner in a game of ping-pong

Michael Jordan was irate after losing a game of ping-pong to Christian Laettner and immediately started to practice to beat him.  Michael Jordan is one of the greatest players of all time, if not the greatest, and he didn’t reach…