TAG: Shaquille O’Neal

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 25, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Video: Shaq Talks About Today’s Reebok Shaq Attaq IV Re-Release

Shaquille O'Neal, Shaq Attaq IV

Shaquille O’Neal has a long history with Reebok, specifically the Shaq Attaq IV that was originally released two decades ago. His relationship continues with today’s re-release, so watch as the Big Aristotle discusses his newest addition to the Reebok Classic stable. Read More »

instagram / Jul 13, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Shaq Provides Context To LeBron’s Move On Instagram

Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille O’Neal played 19 seasons in the NBA and suited up for six different teams in the process. Though he’ll be best remembered for his days with the Los Angeles Lakers, O’Neal came to superstardom with the Orlando Magic and won an additional title with the neighboring Miami Heat. He even played for three different franchises in the final three years of his career. As LeBron James takes some heat for returning to Cleveland, Shaq provided some clever, self-deprecating context to that decision and the state of The King’s career. Read More »

We Reminisce / Jun 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

We Reminisce: Orlando Takes Shaq First Overall At ’92 Draft

Shaquille O'Neal

22 years ago today, the NBA Draft was held in Portland, Oregon. The Orlando Magic had the first overall pick and selected Shaquille O’Neal. Read More »

Smack / Jun 12, 2014 / 11:59 pm

Videobomb: Shaq Licks Charles Barkley’s Head

Shaq, Charles Barkley

Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley were on NBA TV tonight in preparation for Game 4 in Miami. The Big Aristotle decided to ad-lib a decidedly moist videobomb, rankling the more squeamish viewers. Read More »

Smack / Jun 9, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Vlade Divac Blames Flopping Problem On Shaq

Adam Silver, Shaquille O'Neal

Irony, thy name is Divac. Former Kings, Lakers and Hornets center Vlade Divac has long been thought of as the progenitor of flopping, which roils up NBA fans and bloggers until they’re foaming at the mouth with incredulity. In a recent interview with Pro Basketball Talk’s Kurt Helin at the adidas Eurocamp in Treviso, Italy, Divac blamed Shaq for the ongoing issue. Read More »

We Reminisce / Jun 4, 2014 / 3:30 pm

We Reminisce: Shaq And Kobe Lead Controversial Game 7 Comeback Against Blazers

Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant

All anyone remembers now is how dominant Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant were together on the Lakers, and how it all ended prematurely despite the duo winning three championships together. Before all of the glory, their championship run almost didn’t even begin. Read More »

Latest News / May 27, 2014 / 10:47 pm

Video: Mark Cuban’s “Inside The NBA” Interview After Hoodie Comments

Mark Cuban

Last week, Mark Cuban spoke at a business conference in Nashville, and the Donald Sterling story was brought up. Cuban said he would hypocritically vote to force a Sterling sale, then used an unfortunate example to try and show how we all suffer from racism and bigotry. The response to his “black kid in a hoodie” illustration — mirroring the real life Trayvon Martin tragedy — was anger, and Cuban spoke about his comments with the “Inside the NBA” crew before tonight’s Game 4 in Oklahoma City. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 13, 2014 / 4:31 pm

The 15 Worst Playoff Collapses In NBA History

Paul Pierce

Why do we watch? If the NBA were predictable, it would simply be boring. Yet, as we all know just from this postseason alone, expect the unexpected. The Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington Wizards each blew double-digit second-half leads to their opponents this weekend, allowing the Los Angeles Clippers and Indiana Pacers to either tie the series or take a commanding series lead. Read More »

Smack / May 6, 2014 / 11:00 am

Watch Kevin Hart Hilariously Impersonate The “Inside The NBA” Crew

Kevin Hart

The Emmy-winning “Inside the NBA” crew featuring Chuck, Kenny, Ernie and Shaq has become almost as beloved as the playoffs. Maybe that’s why Kevin Hart‘s impression of the whole crew is so side-splitting. Read More »

GIFs, Video / May 2, 2014 / 11:30 am

Watch Shaq Pin Charles Barkley On Inside The NBA

Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley

TNT’s Inside the NBA crew has been killing it during possibly the most exciting opening round in NBA Playoff history. An ongoing faux-feud between Shaq and Charles Barkley — that almost led to a formal fight, though it’s appeared to have been cancelled — has been good for some laughs, and last night Shaq-fu showed why his ample size is just too much for Chuck. Read More »