Watch: $400 Million worth Shaquille O’Neal hilariously steals Stephen A. Smith’s glasses mid-interview


Watch: $400 Million worth Shaquille O’Neal hilariously steals Stephen A. Smith’s glasses mid-interview

Shaquille O'Neal, Stephen A. Smith

Shaquille O’Neal and Stephen A. Smith are two of the most popular television analysts for NBA coverage, and their work with ESPN and TNT has delighted the NBA community. But what happens when these two well-known celebs appear on the same show? We get constant humorous perspectives and hilarious moments like Shaq stealing Stephen A’s glasses.

For well over a generation, Stephen A. Smith has been a well-known personality in North American sports. The native New Yorker has risen to prominence as the industry’s leading sports analyst, contributing to everything from radio programmes to panel debates. Shaq, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, dominated the NBA for nearly two decades. The 49-year-old is now retired but still works as a league analyst.

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While some players find it offensive to Smith and his statements, he does have a strong connection with some of the NBA’s biggest personalities. Shaquille O’Neal happens to be one of them. Smith is O’Neal’s favorite person, and the two have a lengthy history, with Shaq appearing on First Take on ESPN on multiple occasions.

When Big Diesel appeared on Smith’s show, he couldn’t stop himself from messing around with his good buddy. Shaq would grab Smith’s eyeglasses and try them on before slipping them into his pocket, leaving Smith in the dark.

Smith asserted: “Why we got to go like that?… Why are you being so disrespectful on my show?” He later seems to accept that they were just playing around and said: “Here’s the deal… I can get on Shaq like that.” If Smith took something out of this interview, it was that you do not want Superman meddling with your belongings during interviews.

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Shaquille O’Neal, his NBA career, and his wealth

Shaquille O’Neal is widely recognized as one of the NBA’s most dominant players. During his 19 seasons in the league, he won various awards, including Rookie of the Year and MVP. O’Neal’s career total of 28,596 points ranks sixth in league history.

He also won two scoring titles, three Finals MVPs, and four NBA championships, and ranks sixth all-time in field goals, fifteenth in rebounds, and eighth in blocks. In 2016, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and was named to the NBA’s 50th and 75th-anniversary teams.

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Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most well-known basketball players of all time because of his incredible stature and amazing character, and his earnings reflect this. Basketball provided Shaq with a large amount of money. He earned an estimated $200 million in endorsements while playing in addition to the $292 million from his NBA contracts.

Upon retirement, he was said to have owned 150 car washes, 40 24-Hour Fitness locations, 155 Five Guys Burger locations, 17 Auntie Anne’s Pretzel shops, and nine Papa John’s franchise restaurants. Despite having a $400 million net worth and leaving the NBA and basketball behind, O’Neal still makes about $60 million a year from endorsement deals.

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Who is Stephen A. Smith?

Stephen A. Smith is a well-known sports announcer known for his honest and frequently controversial opinions. Smith began his career as a sports reporter for the Winston-Salem Journal, then moved on to the Philadelphia Inquirer to write NBA essays and stories until joining ESPN in 2003. Smith may currently be seen on ESPN’s “First Take” alongside Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim Rose.

Smith and Kellerman dispute passionately about current hot topics in the sports world on the sports discussion show. Smith co-hosted the show with Skip Bayless in 2012 before quitting in 2016. Smith also has his own podcast, “The Stephen A. Smith Show,” and is a regular contributor to SportsCenter as an NBA specialist.

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