Shaq Shows Off His Three-Point Touch, Calls Himself “The Black Steph Curry”
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Check out “Black Steph Curry” showing off his range and going 1-on-1 with pro trainer James Hunt after a workout with Shareef and Shaqir O’Neal.
If Shaq keeps this up he might be making a NBA comeback! Obviously I’m kidding but then again Curry’s Warriors paid Zaza Pachulia $2.9 million last season and Shaq has bigger feet than Zaza. And who doesn’t want to see the Warriors add another player that will contribute to their 3-point attempts? I know, you are saying, “what makes you think Shaq can make threes in a game when he can’t even hit a free throw?” Well, Dwight Howard recently said he wants to reinvent himself by adding threes to his game so if bootleg Superman can try it then why not the original NBA Superman? Plus, the 45-year old Shaq dropped 20 pounds over the past month so he might actually be able to fit in a Buick Lacrosse.
Anyways, this is a good time for me to clear up some things about Shaq’s history of 3-pointers in the league. Shaq officially only has one 3-pointer to his NBA resume but he’s knocked down three. The one you usually see in videos against the Knicks came in a preseason game. The one he made during a NBA game was a lucky turnaround against the Bucks (No, you didn’t call glass Shaq!).
His third and rarely seen one came against the Clippers in a preseason game and it’s the only non-buzzer beating one. Sorry about the quality of this but I ripped it from a VHS tape that’s been viewed a million times. For you youngsters, VHS tapes will deteriorate at parts that are watched the most and that’s why back in the day when you rented a VHS movie from Blockbuster that had a famous nude scene — like Phoebe Cates in Fast Times At Ridgemont High — the tape would start to flicker before she takes her swimsuit off.
And here’s a bunch of other Shaq clips from my VHS vault. You can see the three against the Knicks at the 5:35 mark. Well, sort of see because the quality is as shitty as Shaq’s career three-point percentage: 0.45!
BONUS PIC: SHAQ VS MIKE MILLER IN A 3-POINT CONTEST (IT HAPPENED!)