Latest Shaqness

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Does this look like an undefeated team to you? (Getty)

 

A popular discussion about the folklore of basketball history is often about the concept of the ultimate Big Three. It's been a popular trend in the NBA since LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh teamed up in Miami for a couple of titles. We saw Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire, and Andrea Bargnani try it in New York. And we've seen it in the past with trios like Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Dennis Rodman in Chicago or Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, and Robert Parish in Boston.

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Kenny Smith and Shaquille O'Neal recently sat down and battled each other in a gory game of Mortal Kombat X. Watching them play the ultra-violent video game, while acting it out, is pure entertainment.
(Photo : Mortal Kombat Community | YouTube)

 

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) warning slapped onto Mortal Kombat X offers this disclaimer: Mature 17+ with the comments: "Blood and Gore, Intense Violence and Strong Language."

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Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal believes he could step into the world of mixed martial arts and perform better against UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey than some of her previous challengers. 

 

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Before the start of every ‘Inside the NBA’ on TNT show, the three analysts don’t attend production meetings. There’s no prep, there’s not a rundown of what they’re going to say.

 

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One particular Hawks fan in attendance for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Philips Arena really wanted to meet Shaquille O’Neal.

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Shaquille O'Neal brings a lot to the table as an analyst—humor, playing experience, a penchant for challenging Charles Barkley and so on.

 

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I'm just kidding. Shaq could totally play today. Unless of course, we're talking about TNT Shaq, in which case I would tell you that Shaquille O'Neal could certainly not play in the NBA today. Or make it around the TNT studio without completely wiping out. (If you aren't sure what I'm talking about, just watch 'til about the eleven-second mark.)

 

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“I am blessed receive an offer from the University of Southern California,” O’Neal said via Twitter.

 

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“Inside the NBA” will remain intactTurner Sports announced Wednesday morning that the quartet of Charles Barkley, Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith will keep the hugely-popular TNT show humming for a few more years.
Read more at http://www.slamonline.com/nba/tnt-re-signs-charles-barkley-ernie-johnson-shaquille-oneal-and-kenny-smith/#luFfb4UptHwpueb3.99