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Jan 17, 2017
Hoops Hype
JaVale McGee has been such a solid addition to the mighty Warriors that even Shaquille O’Neal, the man who has so many times made fun of his mishaps on Shaqtin’ a Fool, is giving him credit for his play. McGee, who’s averaging 5.2 ppg in just 8.1 minutes per contest, has taken exception in the past to his large role on the Inside the NBA segment. “It’s just really disappointing that grown men, 50, 40 year olds are having America’s funniest home videos of a player,” the 28-year-old center said last month. “And then making it a hashtag and really just trying to ruin someone’s...

Penny Hardaway says he never should have left Magic

It still pains Penny Hardaway to think about what might have been. What if Shaquille O’Neal never left the Orlando Magic to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers? What if Hardaway hadn’t gotten hurt? And what if Hardaway didn’t leave the Magic to join the Phoenix Suns? The mid-1990s Magic had that much...
Hoops Hype Jan 17, 2017

Shaquille O'Neal is now giving JaVale McGee props

JaVale McGee has been such a solid addition to the mighty Warriors that even Shaquille O’Neal, the man who has so many times made fun of his mishaps on Shaqtin’ a Fool, is giving him credit for his play. McGee, who’s averaging 5.2 ppg in just 8.1 minutes per contest, has taken exception in the past to his large role on the Inside the NBA segment. “It’s just really disappointing that grown men, 50, 40 year olds are having America’s funniest home videos of a player,” the 28-year-old center said last month. “And then making it a hashtag and really just trying to ruin someone’s...
FOX Sports Jan 14, 2017
Shaquille O'Neal gearing up for Wrestlemania clash with the Big Show

Shaquille O'Neal gearing up for Wrestlemania clash with the Big Show

The years-long feud between four-time NBA champion Shaquille O'Neal and WWE Superstar Big Show will seemingly come to a head at Wrestlemania 33 in Orlando on April 2, and both men are hard at work in the gym preparing for the reported clash.The day after Christmas, the Big Show tweeted a pi...
Orange County Register Jan 13, 2017
Mark Heisler's Rebuilding Rankings: Rounding up usual suspects below .500 mark

Mark Heisler's Rebuilding Rankings: Rounding up usual suspects below .500 mark

Once upon a time, the Lakers wouldn’t even say “rebuilding.” Rudy Tomjanovich, their coach – briefly – after trading Shaquille O’Neal, called it the “R-word” before fleeing midway through a season in which they went 34-48. Now all you...
numberFire Jan 13, 2017
NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/13/17

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/13/17

Dwight Howard is in a great spot tonight against a Celtics team that struggles on the glass. Who else should you look to target in NBA DFS on Friday?
numberFire Jan 12, 2017
5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 1/12/17

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 1/12/17

Tony Parker has been on fire, and he gets a sweet matchup tonight against the Los Angeles Lakers. Which other low-cost options are in a good spot?
Magic to induct Penny Hardaway into team Hall of Fame

Magic to induct Penny Hardaway into team Hall of Fame

The Magic will make their fifth addition to the team centric Hall of Fame next Friday. The Orlando Magic will make the fifth addition to their team centric Hall of Fame next Friday when they enshrine Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway before the teams contest with the Milwaukee Bucks. Hardaway will join former teammates Nick Anderson and Shaquille O’Neal, team founder Pat Williams, and longtime owner Rich DeVos in the teams Hall of Fame. The exhibit can be found on the Amway Center’s concourse level near the Nutrilite Magic Fan Experience. One of the leaders of the first NBA Finals team...
Silver Screen and Roll Jan 10, 2017
Lakers Podcast: ESPN’s John Ireland on the Lakers’ progress, trade deadline chatter and Shaq/Kobe stories

Lakers Podcast: ESPN’s John Ireland on the Lakers’ progress, trade deadline chatter and Shaq/Kobe stories

This team is fun and growing, a great combination. When John Ireland (ESPN, Spectrum SportsNet) was last on the show, the key message was how important it was that one of D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle or Brandon Ingram needed to, as he put it, “pop”. Over the last few games, all three of those guys seem to be making legitimate progress, so we spoke to him about what might be fueling it. Then, because the Lakers are still only a couple games out of the Western Conference playoff picture, we gave our takes on how legitimate those chances might be. For some reason, this does feel a...
FOX Sports Jan 2, 2017
Day-to-Day NBA Podcast: A cloudy future for the Lakers

Day-to-Day NBA Podcast: A cloudy future for the Lakers

We look at the Los Angeles Lakers' future, how their young building blocksare developing, and the possibility of a regime change in the latest episode of The Step Back Day-to-Day NBA Podcast, hosted by Jason Mann.Daman Rangoola, contributor to Silver Screen and Roll and writer for 16 Wins A...
FOX Sports Dec 31, 2016
NBA: The 5 Most Random Retired Jerseys Of All-Time

NBA: The 5 Most Random Retired Jerseys Of All-Time

The Miami Heat recently retired Shaquille O'Neal's jersey, in an obvious and logical move. These other five NBA jersey retirements make less sense from the jump.NBA jersey retirements are weird. Sometimes they're not really retired even if they are --Reggie Jackson is currently play...
FOX Sports Dec 24, 2016
Orlando Magic do not have to retire anyone's jersey

Orlando Magic do not have to retire anyone's jersey

The Orlando Magic got some playful criticism for not retiring Shaquille O'Neal's jersey. They do not have to retire any jerseys if they do not want to.The tradition with a team's legends is pretty well set throughout the league. There is almost a decorum for the way these things go....
Silver Screen and Roll Dec 23, 2016
The Lakers and Heat both won the Shaquille O’Neal trade

The Lakers and Heat both won the Shaquille O’Neal trade

The lasting impact of the Lakers trading Shaq left aftershocks that took years to understand. It’s been pretty rough since November for the Los Angeles Lakers. Injuries led to disruptions in the team chemistry and since then our beloved heroes have fallen into a bit of a basketball tailwind. This past week has done a fine job of reminding me of my favorite Christmas movie — Groundhog Day. In both Charlotte and Miami, these Lakers had the game all but won before deserting victory in the final moments, and while I can sit here and pummel this dead horse, I still believe this team is on...
FOX Sports Dec 23, 2016
Time for the Orlando Magic to retire Shaquille O'Neal's jersey

Time for the Orlando Magic to retire Shaquille O'Neal's jersey

This week the Miami Heat became the second team to honor Shaquille O'Nealby retiring and hanging his jersey in their building.It may be time for the Orlando Magic to join them.As a rookie, Shaquille O'Nealcame into the NBA and made his mark.A transcendenttalent, Shaquille O'Neal...
Silver Screen and Roll Dec 23, 2016
The Credits:

The Credits: "It's Complicated" - Lakers Links

No one can quite figure out why the Lakers continue to give up large leads, as they've done in the last two games. Not the coaches, the players, and certainly not the fans. Lakers News Lakers blow a 19-point lead and lose to the Heat, 115-107 - LA Times Shaquille O'Neal has his number retired by Miami Heat before game against Los Angeles Lakers - LA Times Lakers vs. Heat - Game Recap - December 22, 2016 - ESPN Shaquille O'Neal reflects on being teammates with Luke Walton - Los Angeles Lakers Blog- ESPN NBA - Q&A with Los Angeles Lakers' Lou Williams Zach Lowe on Los Angeles Lakers,...
FOX Sports Dec 23, 2016
Justise Winslow's offensive explosion leads Miami Heat over Lakers

Justise Winslow's offensive explosion leads Miami Heat over Lakers

Locked On Heat is a daily podcast covering the Miami Heat and the NBA. Subscribe to get daily, expert insight on the Heat.Justise Winslow scored a career-best 23 points as the Miami Heat battled back from 19 down to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers on the night the organization retired Shaquille O�...

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