“You Basically Recreated 5 Shaqs”: Despite 2nd Marriage, Ex-Wife Shaunie Can’t Escape Shaquille O’Neal Comment on Family Post

Published 12/31/2022, 11:30 AM EST

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NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal and Shaunie were married for around nine years. During their marriage, they had four children together. After their divorce in 2011, O’Neal and Shaunie remained friends. In recent times, The Big Diesel has multiple times admitted that it was his mistake that broke their marriage. Shaunie remarried Pastor Keion Henderson a few months back and has moved on. However, comments and questions about the Los Angeles Lakers legend still follow.

Shaunie and her children celebrated Christmas with Keion Henderson who is very popular in Texas. He has close to one million followers on Instagram. Shaunie Henderson recently posted a video clip of her travel with her children which received a Shaq comparison.

Shaquille O’Neal comparison on Shaunie’s post


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Before spending Christmas with Keion Henderson, Shaunie and the children had to make some stops. Their first stop was Las Vegas where the family was in attendance to support Shareef O’Neal’s G-League game for the Las Vegas Ignite. The family then had a stop in Los Angeles before landing in Houston, Texas. Shaunie shared a hilarious compilation of the family’s trip on Instagram.

The video showed the children having fun throughout the trip. Fans loved the video and shared their reaction. One fan compared the kids’ antics to Shaquille O’Neal. The fan wrote, “You basically recreated 5 Shaqs 😍😍😍😍 I love them all. Same personality like their dad. You have the best family ❤️❤️❤️”


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Shaq is one of the funniest guys in the sporting world. During his playing days, the four-time champion is known to pull pranks on teammates and was a locker room joker. The fans mostly only heard about his antics before his retirement. After his retirement, his antics on TV are for everyone to see and the fans love it. So when the children were seen pulling each other’s legs, the comparison with Shaq ensued.

Shaunie Henderson has moved on

During an interview, Shaunie Henderson was asked about the admission of Shaquille O’Neal about his mistakes during their failed marriage. The Basketball Wives star said, “I am happy that he’s able to share his truth of how he feels. I don’t really have an opinion on it. That was so long ago. I am in a new place in life. What he needs to share for his truth is his truth and it is what it is.”


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After the travel, Shaunie and the children spent Christmas with Keion Henderson. Her son, Myles, recently shared a funny TikTok Christmas celebration clip where the whole family played a part.



Bagavathi Eswaran

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Bagavathi Eswaran is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He has been playing the game of basketball for more than 20 years now and has also been following the NBA for more than 10 years. After not being able to go pro, this former college player decided to join the IT industry.