If you've ever seen his episode of cribs back when it was popular on MTV, fans of the baller will know that he is an avid car collector. He is also very big in customization of vehicles and he gives his Mercedes a little custom flare with what it looks to be the Forgiato Tessi-ECL.
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
ESPN most recently put out an article arguing that players dislike playing alongside Kobe Bryant. That is absolutely preposterous, unless your name is Smush Parker.
All the players that were mentioned in the article have, on the contrary, enjoyed their time with Kobe and the Lakers. It’s almost as if the article was putting words in these players’ mouth.
Back in the day, when Shaquille O’Neal dominated the block like no other big man since Wilt Chamberlain, it was almost impossible for opposing centers to slow the Big Aristotle down. Then along came the crafty Serbian, Vlade Divac, and flopping became the defense du jour when you didn’t have enough fouls for Hack-a-Shaq. The two were back at it, but without the pressure of a playoff series, when Vlade and the Kings minority owner were joined by Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadive to look for a birthday present for Vlade at the adidas store in Beijing.
Shaquille O’Neal and the Sacramento Kings are in China for the NBA Global Games, and during Shaq’s visit, he met with old rival Yao Ming. Meetings between Shaq’s Lakers and Yao’s Rockets were appointment television until O’Neal left for Miami and injuries cut Yao’s career short. Shaq revealed that he had no idea Yao could speak English until years after he was drafted by Houston.
Shaquille O’Neal is now 42 years old. He has not played professional basketball since Moses was a baby. Though he was a 15-time All Star with championship rings, O’Neal could have been like so many other professional athletes with no replacement source of income to cover his personal debt service once his playing days ended. But O’Neal had a business plan that every pro player, regardless of sport, should follow.
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
ATLANTA — Shaquille O’Neal arrived at Turner Studios on a recent weekday morning wearing a tailored suit, size 60XL, and carrying a leather briefcase. He sat at a table at the front of the room, cracked open his laptop and prepared for a daylong seminar on a subject that was uniquely familiar to him: Shaquille O’Neal.