Latest Shaqness

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On Tuesday night, Miami Heat big man Chris Bosh joined the TNT studio crew in place of Shaquille O'Neal. While Bosh had a bit of a "Shaqtin' a Fool" moment that we'll get to in a moment, he was very good as an analyst. You can check out his comments on the Houston Rockets' convincing win over the Los Angeles Clippers here and see for yourself.

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Shaquille O'Neal was one of the greatest centers in NBA history, but he didn't exactly have the best ball-handling or shooting skills. His son, Shareef O'Neal, is basically the polar opposite of the legendary big man.

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Shaquille O'Neal went down hard, but his fall was not near as hard as the laughter heard by his co-hosts -- and a good part of the world -- at his expense Wednesday night.

 

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There's no question that the series between the Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs was the best in the first round of this year's NBA playoffs. The matchup featured two of the top three teams in the league in margin of victory, pitting the defending champions against a team hoping to get to that point. With the exception of San Antonio's Game 3 blowout, the games were tense and exciting.

 

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*Nick Cannon is teeing up for season 7 of his MTV2 show “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out,” and today announced a potpourri of guest stars on deck, including Kevin Hart, Jordin Sparks, Shaquille O’Neal, Snoop Dogg, Ne-Yo, Zendaya, Fabolous, Fetty Wap, T-Pain, A$AP Ferg and Nick Young.

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Lots of chatter recently about the Hack-a-Shaq strategy. Is sending a weak free-throw shooter to the foul line a sound tactic or a tired tactic, and should the league do anything about it?

 

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BYU’s Kyle Collinsworth screams for joy after sinking the shot that gave him his sixth triple-double of the the 2014-2015 season (BYU photo). 

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DeAndre Jordan reacts after missing a foul shot against the Spurs. (AP Photo)