It is very clear that Shaquille O'Neal still has no love for Dwight Howard.
When Howard entered the NBA, Shaq was the dominant big man in the league and Howard was coming for the throne. Howard came in the league and started calling himself "Superman" which is exactly what Shaq's nickname was especially when he started dominating when he came to the Lakers.
O'Neal saw Howard's attempts at besting him as disrespect and would do everything in his power to make Howard look like a fool out on the court. While Howard eventually surpassed O'Neal because of age. it's obvious that Shaq will have gone down with the better career.
When asked by TMZ this weekend to give his thoughts on Howard returning to the Lakers, O’Neal said this.
“Who?! I don’t know him.”
Dwight Howard is set to sign a non-guaranteed deal with the Lakers. Howard, of course, played one season with the Lakers back in 2012-13. He averaged 17.1 points and 12.4 rebounds in 76 regular-season games that year.
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