TAG: Shaquille O’Neal

Latest News / Mar 25, 2014 / 1:15 am

Report: Shaq Under Investigation For Alleged Assault At TNT Studios

Kenny Smith, Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley Barkley, Karl Malone (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Kenny Smith, Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, Charles Barkley Barkley, Karl Malone (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

WSB-TV in Atlanta reports Shaquille O’Neal is under investigation for an alleged assault at the TNT Studios where “Inside the NBA” is filmed. O’Neal’s lawyer claims the two were engaged in “horseplay” and no charges have been filed while police work the claim. Read More »

NBA / Mar 21, 2014 / 1:45 pm

10 NBA Stars Who Finished Careers In The Most Unexpected Places

Michael Jordan

The trajectory of a player’s career doesn’t always include the storybook ending of playing in the location that meant most to them. Often times, you’ll find veterans bouncing from franchise to franchise, what you might call ring chasing. As you’ll see in the case of the veterans on this list, the traditional colors they wore throughout their career were sometimes traded in for the colors of a team they rode the bench with. Read More »

Smack / Mar 19, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Damian Lillard Releasing Hip Hop Album; Believes He Can Go Platinum

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. Instagram/damianlillard)

Trail Blazers second-year point guard and 2014 all-star, Damian Lillard, has his sites set beyond his rising fame in the NBA. The progenitor of 4 Bar Friday, tells CSNNW.com he the hip hop album he’s working on will go platinum. Aside from Shaq Diesel, no NBA player has ever achieved platinum success with a hip hop album; although, besides Shaq, many others — Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson, Tony Parker — have tried with not much in the way of sales or praise from critics. Read More »

Video / Mar 11, 2014 / 11:30 am

The 10 Most Awkward NBA Interviews

Russell Westbrook

NBA players are known to provide highlights on the hardwood, but some of the entertainment slips behind the scenes as well. In light of Ken Griffey Jr.‘s painfully uncomfortable interview on SportsCenter last week, Dime has counted down the ten most awkward NBA interviews. Read More »

Video Games / Mar 6, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Shaq Seeking Funds For Sequel To Awful “Shaq Fu” Video Game

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn (photo. Facebook)

You may or may not remember Shaq Fu, a 2-dimensional video game on the Genesis console that came out in 1994 and has become synonymous with the very worst video games in history. Shaquille O’Neal wants to get past his earlier abomination, though, and he’s currently seeking funding for a sequel named Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn. Yeah. Read More »

NBA / Mar 5, 2014 / 3:30 pm

The 10 Most Exciting Teams In NBA History

Sacramento Kings

As an NBA fan, there is nothing worse than watching a boring basketball game. Every few years we get lucky to witness a team that displays an absurd amount of showmanship on the court; a current example is “The Lob City” Clippers. In a sport that is played at a fast pace, we have seen teams throughout the years elevating the excitement on the court. I counted down the most exciting teams in NBA history. Read More »

NBA, Video / Feb 25, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Horace Grant Discusses Shaq, Kobe, Michael Jordan, Penny & More

Horace Grant

Some of our readers might not be old enough to remember just how important Horace Grant was to the first Bulls 3-peat, and how the Orlando Magic team he joined before the 1995-96 season eliminated Michael Jordan and the Bulls from the playoffs when MJ had first come back from baseball. Grant also played with Anfernee Hardaway, Kobe Bryant and of course Shaq — on both the Magic and Lakers. With all his experience being surrounded by some of the best players of the late 1980s, 1990s and early millennium, you just know his tête-à-tête with Bill Simmons for Grantland is gonna hit an anecdotal apex. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 18, 2014 / 10:15 pm

Reebok Classic Releases Episode 2 Of “The Retro Shop” With Shaq & Shawn Kemp

Reebok The Rail OG

Reebok The Rail OG (photo. Reebok)

Reebok Classic already released the classic original black/extreme purple/darkest olive Glenn Robinson colorway for “The Rail.” After Shaq starred in episode 1 for the “LSU” colorway of the Shaq Attaq, now he’s starring with Shawn Kemp, Lil Duval and DJ Drama in episode 2, featuring the new black, white and stadium red colorway of Reebok’s “The Rail.” Read More »

NBA / Feb 14, 2014 / 4:30 pm

The 10 Greatest 1-On-1 Duels In NBA History

Kevin Durant, LeBron James

Kevin Durant, LeBron James (photo. Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports)

Is there anything more attention grabbing than an individual battle between two Hall of Fame-bound players?

We were subject to it a few weeks ago when LeBron James and Kevin Durant went at it in Oklahoma City’s win over the Miami Heat. While the result is indicative of a lopsided affair favoring the Thunder, the battle between James and Durant was anything but as both players went for each other’s throat on one long-distance shot after another. Read More »

All-Star, NBA, Video / Feb 14, 2014 / 1:00 pm

The 10 Greatest NBA All-Star Game Alley-Oops

Tracy McGrady

The term “alley oop” originated in American football with the San Francisco 49ers to describe a high-arcing pass to the wide receiver. In basketball, the alley-oop can be dated as far back as the 1950s with Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell in their college days; however, these alley-oops mostly came off of what is now known as offensive interference plays. Some credit the alley-oop to Al Tucker at Oklahoma Baptist University in the 1960s, while others credit David Thompson for popularizing the exciting alley-oop at North Carolina State University in the 1070s, even though dunking was illegal in the NCAA during this time. Read More »