Shaquille O’Neal Has Only 5 Words to Say After Watching Wild Nightclub Footage

Published 11/19/2023, 8:26 PM EST

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While many athletes try to masquerade a hilarious personality, very few manage it. However, it is his charm and genuine comical skills that make Shaquille O’Neal so thoroughly entertaining. Whether it be on NBA on TNT or hilarious skits, the legend is constantly entertaining. For instance, his latest bit of comedy gold came on his Instagram feed.

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Due to his ever-present meme-worthy reactions, even a simple skit becomes multi-times hilarious. That was the case with his latest activity as well.

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In line with most content creators on IG these days, the former Los Angeles Lakers big man had a similar idea. Reacting to other people’s content while showing off one’s comical genius. Shaq is already familiar with the spectrum, engaging in a similar idea in his analyst role.

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However, his impeccable timing makes even a normal reactionary video doubly funny. That was the case this time around as well. His source of inspiration? A video circulating the internet from a nightclub.

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In the clip, a man tries to dance with a woman on stage at the club. However, as he tries to pick her up, the pair tumble, falling over the sofa and knocking into another bystander. Immediately cutting to the Miami Heat legend in bed, all O’Neal can do is shake his head in disappointment.

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Closing his eyes, “I’m going back to sleep,” is all the 51-year-old can muster up. However, not 2 seconds later, one eye props open as he ‘secretly’ enjoys a second watch-through.

 

Of course, his best chemistry does come as a result of his teamwork with Charles Barkley. That chemistry was on full display when breaking down the Draymond Green incident from earlier in the year.

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Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley’s reaction to Draymond’s scuffle

While the first reaction from Shaq was to make a hilarious reference, the two would dissolve into their typical brand of comedy. As Ernie Johnson and Kenny “The Jet” Smith dissolved into laughter, the Hall of Fame duo tried to recreate the on-court altercation.

Making his way over to the other side of the desk, the 4-time Champion put Chuck in a mock chokehold to demonstrate Green’s actions on Rudy Gobert. While the two also broke down into laughter, it was another reminder of the duo’s impeccable comedic timing.

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Never change, Shaq. Never change.

Read More: Shaquille O’Neal Throws a Hot Take on Draymond Green’s 5-Game Suspension: “Put Their Hands on You…Beat Them Up…”

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