Latest Shaqness

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Shaquille O’Neal was in New York City on Tuesday morning making the rounds, so he made it a point to stop by and visit with Boomer and Craig in the Allstate Studio.

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To understand why it was so amusing to see Shaq and Kobe hug it out prior to last night’s Lakers-Warriors game you have to go all the way back to 1996. That was the year the Lakers signed Shaquille O’Neal as a free agent and drafted an 18-year-old Kobe Bryant straight out of high school. And it was the year the Kobe-Shaq feud began.

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There's videobombing somene and then there's doing what Shaquille O'Neal did to Lakers.com reporter Mike Trudell on Sunday night.


This is just... sensual.

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Shaq and Charles shared their thoughts on Derrick Rose’s comments. They weren’t too pleased on what he had to say.


Derrick Rose has been getting a ton of criticism for his comments about thinking about the future. Some of it is deserved, but some of it is an overreaction. Derrick has the attention of everyone any time he speaks or falls on the floor. He is under a microscope at the moment.

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Shaquille O'Neal will be a guest on "The View" next week, when many TV favorites will pop in. The guests include Mayim Bialik ("The Big Bang Theory"), Allison Janney ("Mom"), series creator Aaron Sorkin ("The West Wing") and Norman Lear, whose hits include "All in the Family," "Sanford and Son," "Maude," "The Jeffersons," "One Day at a Time" and "Good Times."

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When former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal retired from basketball in 2011, the seven-footer left the game with 28,596 career points, four NBA championships, and 13,099 rebounds. The center drafted out of Louisiana State in 1992 played alongside the likes of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade and is considered one of the most dominating players ever to ever step on the hardwood.

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Today, Big Pun would have turned 43. While hip-hop remembers the great Bronx MC, his longtime collaborator and producer went into the vaults and revealed a rare gem for fans. Pun is jointed by Fat Joe, Easy Mo Bee and Shaquille O’Neal for a lyrical onslaught. According to several sources, the track was intended for Shaq’s You Can’t Stop the Reign. Sit back and reminisce with this.


You can also hear Pun’s son Chris Rivers go off on his pop’s song “Super Lyrical.” Talent really runs in the family.

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IT’S the album release no-one has been waiting for. Shaquille O’Neal singing pop hits.

 

From Katy Perry to Robin Thicke, no top-40 singles have been left unscathed in Shaq’s singing debut.

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St. Petersburg, Florida -- The Marine Corps' annual Toys for Tots campaign begins Thursday, with some help from a really big former NBA star.

 

Customers may donate new, unwrapped toys at any Toys"R"Us or Babies"R"Us store through Dec. 7. Monetary donations will be accepted in stores and online at by clicking this link through Christmas Eve.