NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal and insurance company The General have donated $15,000 to a company in the Atlanta area that was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic
O’Neal stayed by Moods Music, a 20-year-old record store maintained by Darryl Harris, to check out the extensive variety of music. He manifested a distinct interest in a vinyl record by legendary funk-rock band Funkadelic and made an acquisition of his own along with the donation.
Harris said 2020 took “so much” revenue away from the company, but he is expecting a bounce-back year with the assist from Shaquille O’Neal
Recently, he also surprised a customer by paying for an engagement ring
— CNN (@CNN) April 8, 2021
Shaquille O’Neal signed a $120m contract with the Lakers in 1996
Shaquille O’Neal signed a seven-year, $120 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1996. This amount is crazy considering the year the deal was signed in. It goes to show how much the LA Lakers wanted him on their roster.
The Lakers formerly offered more than $95 million over seven years, but they traded Anthony Peeler and George Lynch to Vancouver for a second-round draft pick to create more room under the salary cap and increase their offer to O’Neal.
The Big Aristotle. Wilt Chamberneezy. Diesel. Superman. The Big Shamrock. Hobo Master. They all mean Shaquille O’Neal, one of the most aggressive centers in NBA history. He’s also one of the league’s most successful players in the business world and one of its most endearing personalities.