Latest Shaqness

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At 7'1" and 324 lbs., Shaquille O'Neal needs to have everything custom made: his cars and motorcycles, even his shoes – which, at size 23, are nearly twice the size of those of other mortals. 

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Say hello to The Big Question Mark.

In promoting the NBA 2K15 video game, Shaquille O'Neal drops some heavy hypotheticals, the kind you usually hear in sports bar or on talk radio. Shaq ditches his usual mumble and gives us his best coming-attractions voice as he booms:

"What if I had stayed in L.A.? How many championships could we have won?"

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NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal has long had an interest in law enforcement, and the future Hall of Famer put that to good use Wednesday in Doral, Florida.

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Flip a coin. Heads or tails. 50-50. Half the time it will come up heads. Half the time it will come up tails.


That’s 50 percent odds, roughly the same as Shaquille O’Neal’s free-throw percentage (52.7 percent).

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LSU alum Shaquille O'Neal greets the crowd during the game between the LSU Tigers and Northwestern State Demons at Tiger Stadium on Saturday, September 10, 2011. (Michael DeMocker)

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Check out this hilarious and endearing clip of basketball great Shaquille O'Neal being a giant kid while winning over every last bit of your affections.

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NBA 2K is bringing out the big guns. With a little over a month before release, 2K Sports is opening up access to its latest hoops creation.

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As the summer wears on, with training camps and preseason play still off in (what feels like) the distant future, we turn our attention to the past. Join us as we while away a few late-summer moments recalling some of the most scintillating slams of yesteryear, the most thunderous throwdowns ever to sear themselves into our memories. This is Dunk History.

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In a recent interview with Antenna Magazine, Shaquille O’Neal offered this microwave-reheated, re-fried take to the Kobe Bryant-LeBron James debate:

“They’re different. LeBron is more of an all-around player — Hey this guy’s open, let me kick it to him. Kobe is more of, Oh, we’re down six? I’m going to shoot it three times and get us six points. But they’re both great players.”

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While he likes what former Lakers coach Phil Jackson has done this summer in New York, O'Neal doesn't see the Knicks - or any other team - competing with the Cavaliers next season after James announced his return to Cleveland to team up with Kyrie Irving and the soon-to-be acquired Kevin Love.