Latest Shaqness

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Shaquille O'Neal was our very first guest from the Samsung Smart Lounge at CES 2015. He once again labeled himself the "Black Geek" next to co-host Andre "Black Nerd" Meadows, and it shows. Shaq has to be the first to have every new product -- from phones to tablets to wireless speakers.

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Last night, in an overtime win over the Brooklyn Nets, Dirk Nowitzki passed Moses Malone to move into seventh place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list, after passing Hakeem Olajuwon and Elvin Hayes earlier in the season. He overtook Malone on a shot that actually mattered, a three-point dagger that closed the door on the Nets.

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Just ahead of CES 2015, organizers have presented a roster of the famous personalities expected to attend as brand representatives. Sports stars and recording artists dominate the list.

 

Singer-songwriter Neil Young will be in Las Vegas to promote Pono, his own high-fidelity portable music player, while Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, will make an appearance at the SMS Audio stand. The rapper, who founded the company in 2011, will present a pair of in-ear headphones designed specifically for athletes. DJ Tiesto, meanwhile, is due to come out for rival headphone maker Audiofly.

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The video, embedded below, chops and screws Shaq’s multiple Gold Bond commercials while simultaneously chopping and screwing Shaq’s face to hilarious results. It is also, at press time, the only song to ever successfully integrate the words “foot powder spray” in a meaningful way.

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The NBA All-Star Game will be held in New York on the weekend of Feb. 13, with All-Star Saturday night taking place at Barclays Center on Feb. 14 and the game itself at the Garden on Sunday, Feb. 15.

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Even though he no longer pounds basketballs through hoops, Shaquille O’Neal has been keeping himself busy.

 

In collaboration with Monster, he’s helped design a new Bluetooth speaker that can float. That’s right. “You can take it in the shower with you,” said Shaq. “Not in the bathroom, but actually in the shower.”

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, who took part in a UFC Fight Club Q&A and appeared on the official  pre-show on FOX Sports 1 this past Saturday night, was also in attendance during the event with his wife, Diva .

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Monster has announced a new version of its Superstar portable Bluetooth speaker that can be completely submerged in water. And it garnered the help of Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal to demonstrate the device to a gathered throng of journalists during its pre-CES press conference.

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Games are full of moments that take our breath away, but not all of them leave us stunned for the right reasons. Sometimes a lack of budget, vision, or sense leaves gamers staring in wonder and scratching their heads. Here are the five most baffling moments in the last year.

NEW YORKDec. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumbow.com, an online platform that uses crowd-funding to benefit charities, andShaquille O'Neal today launched a charity campaign that will give one lucky fan a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Shaq. For as little as $10, entrants submit themselves for a chance to win an unbelievable package in New York during NBA All Star Weekend 2015.  Proceeds of the campaign will support The Boys and Girls Club of America.