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Sloane Stephens joins famed basketball player Shaquille O’Neal and other athletes in yet another endorsement

Pain is something all athletes have to deal with in one form or another, to varying degrees throughout their careers. Sloane Stephens, one of the most decorated WTA active players in the United States aside from the Williams sisters, is no stranger to pain and injury. She suffered a stress injury to her foot in 2016 and also had to undergo surgery.

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Sloane Stephens teams up with Shaq

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Sloane Stephens recently posted her new mention on Instagram.

“Good news! Your daughter is joining #Icy hot to support communities in need and help everyday athletes #RiseFromPain with contrast therapy! Now that @lavellerose, @rackkwalland I join @shaqwe have more resources and more opportunities to make a real difference,” she says in the message.

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For the uninitiated, Shaquille O’Neal, commonly known as Shaq is one of the most famous basketball players. Shaq, who played for 16 teams during his 19-year NBA career, is a four-time NBA champion. Towering over 7 feet, he is also considered one of the greatest players and centers of all time. For a while now, Shaq has endorsed this pain relief balm, which gives you contrast therapy.

29-year-old American Sloane Stephens is ready to join Shaq in this initiative. It’s all the more special for Stephens as he hopes to regularly reach more athletes dealing with injuries.

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 7, 2021 Sloane Stephens of the United States during her fourth round match against Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic Barbora Krejcikova REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier of the Czech Republic

She is not the only athlete to join the initiative. Darren Waller, who is an American football tight end for the Las Vegas Raiders in the NFL, also joined the initiative along with Rose Lavelle. Lavelle is a footballer who represents the United States internationally.

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Stephens enjoys a Celtics game

Sloane Stephens with husband Jozi Altidore

Collaborating with Shaq isn’t Sloane Stephen’s only connection to basketball. It seems that she also enjoys watching basketball games. According to her Instagram Stories, she and her partner recently spent some quality time at the Celtics game.

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His partner, Jozy Altidor is also a top athlete. He plays as a striker for Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution and the United States National Team.