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All-time NBA playoff scoring leaders: LeBron James passes Shaquille O'Neal; only Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant remain ahead

All-time NBA playoff scoring leaders: LeBron James passes Shaquille O'Neal to reach fourth place; only Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant remain ahead.
Plain Dealer May 20, 2016

LeBron James, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar both giddy to meet at The Q (video)

LeBron James passed Shaquille O'Neal on the NBA all-time postseason scoring list and met with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar afterwards on Thursday night.
Plain Dealer May 19, 2016

LeBron James: Shaq 'the most dominant player I've ever seen'

LeBron James will likely pass former teammate Shaquille O'Neal for fourth place in NBA history in playoff scoring.
Orlando Sentinel May 12, 2016

Scott Skiles quitting on Orlando Magic is pathetic lowpoint in franchise history

Shaquille O'Neal left forlorn fans here wondering "why" when he bailed on the Orlando Magic in 1996, and, now, 20 years later, Shaq's former teammate — Scott Skiles — has left us with the same deserted, desolate feeling.Except this time there won't be a "Magic Moment" ESPN 30 for 30 special. If...
Silver Screen and Roll May 12, 2016

Lakers offseason news: Shaquille O'Neal's son is planning to train with Kobe Bryant

Ready to feel old? Shaq's son is now a top high school basketball player and will train with Kobe. Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal won three titles and made four NBA Finals appearances together, but the two also had one of the most legendary inter-team feuds in NBA history. Shaq resented how headstrong his younger teammate was, and Bryant thought his eminently talented big man didn't work hard enough to get the most out of his talent. The two have since buried the hatchet, and it sounds like the now retired Bryant is going to use some of his newfound free time in retirement to make sure...
Plain Dealer May 12, 2016

Don't move 3-point line back -- LeBron James: Bill Livingston (photos)

Moving the line back would penalize excellence, which is as detrimental to the game as changing the Hack a Shaq rule would reward incompetence.

Shaquille O'Neal, NBA on TNT commentators wonder 'can Trail Blazers lure any top free agents?'

TNT commentators on Inside the NBA weigh in on the Trail Blazers loss in Game 5 to the Warriors and where this team can go in the future.

Magic hit lowest point since Shaq left

The Magic have hit their lowest point since losing Shaq. That was in 1996, and 20 years later they are perceived around the NBA as a dysfunctional mess. They have become the Sacramento Kings South. Hurts to say it. But when you see an All-Star center (Dwight Howard) force his way out and now a...
San Jose Mercury News May 11, 2016

Tracy McGrady says Stephen Curry unanimous MVP because of 'watered down' league

Former all-star says Jordan, Shaq played against tougher competition during their greatest years

Stephen Curry wins MVP by landslide

Stephen Curry wins MVP by landslide Stephen Curry cemented his name among basketball immortality Tuesday, becoming the first to win the league’s MVP by a unanimous vote. The Warriors’ point guard got all 131 first-place votes, finishing with more than double the points of second-place Kawhi Leonard and third-place LeBron James. Shaquille O’Neal finished one Allen Iverson vote shy of a unanimous selection in 2000, and James was one Carmelo Anthony vote away from accomplishing the feat in 2013. Anfernee Hardaway took two votes from Michael Jordan in 1996. Curry is the 11th player to...

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