Shaquille O’Neal didn’t want son Shareef to enter NBA Draft

Shaquille O’Neal’s son, Shareef O’Neal, attended a pre-NBA Draft workout at the Lakers facility on Tuesday against his father’s wishes. Shaq — whose No. 34 Lakers jersey was retired by the team in 2013 — preferred his 22-year-old son stay in school, but Shareef insists he is ready for the NBA plunge. “We kind of … Read more

Shaq slams Ben Simmons for missing Nets’ Game 4: ‘Punk move’

Shaquille O’Neal isn’t buying Ben Simmons’ excuse. The Basketball Hall of Famer went off on Simmons after the All-Star guard was ruled out for Monday’s Game 4 against the Celtics with back soreness. “In the hood we call this a punk move,” Shaq said Sunday during “Inside the NBA” on TNT. “You know, when things … Read more