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Enraged Shaquille O’Neal nearly plunges young NBA player into basket after disrespectful violation

Shaquille O’Neal presents a fun personality to the audience. He is one of the most charismatic athletes to ever play football. But that hides the fact that on the pitch, Shaq was someone every player was afraid of. His physical presence has changed the tactics of many teams.

In his heyday he was a freak in the paint. Standing 7-foot-1 and weighing 325 pounds, Shaq was a beast to behold. Cole Anthony knew nothing about it and decided to dunk Shaq “Diesel”. After all, there won’t be any consequences to dunking one of the game’s giants.

During one incident, “The Big Aristotle” brought out his competitiveness on the pitch. Cole Anthony dunked the ball into the bucket, Shaq’s back turned. This led to Shaq becoming “enraged”. O’Neal then grabbed Anthony and tried to dunk him into the bucket. The big man moved the mini bucket into the parking lot just to dunk Anthony. After that, the current NBA player ran away from his grip.

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Anthony is only 1.91 meters tall while Shaq is 2.16 meters tall. The size difference in the video was obvious. Anthony diving on an unsuspecting Shaq was impressive, but it almost turned out to be a scary experience for him after that.

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This video has just resurfaced on sites like YouTube. This was taken in 2018, two years before he was drafted. Today he plays for the Orlando Magic. O’Neal was drafted to the same team in 1993.

Shaquille O’Neal and his fights on the court

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Shaquille O’Neal is known to be intimidating on the pitch. If there was a greater example of a clutch player, it had to be Shaq. 3-time Finals MVP. Shaq was no stranger to delivering on the “big” stage. But he also had his fair share of outbursts on the pitch.

Lakers Kobe Bryant bumps the coffers with Shaquille O’Neal after O’Neal was fouled in the first half during the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs at Staples Center on Sunday, April 21, 2002.Trailblazer Damon Stoudamire watches from the left. The Lakers won 95–87. (Photo by Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

He got into a fight with Charles Barkley when the latter threw the ball over his head. O’Neal said he was furious with Barkley, but both their mothers calmed them down. They have been friends ever since. He then punched Brad Miller of the Chicago Bulls, which he does not regret.

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Shaq can be funny and entertaining. But on the pitch, he was nothing short of a beast waiting to feast on the chances presented to him by guards and forwards alike.