Shaquille O’Neal is a bona-fide NBA great, and he’s also must-watch TV. The four-time NBA champion has become one of the most popular figures for his analysis of the sport.
But after LeBron James broke the all-time NBA scoring record on Wednesday, O’Neal was left in tears by two of his former teammates in a pair of touching live TV moments.
O’Neal was full of praise for James, his former teammate for the 2009-10 season at the Cleveland Cavaliers, after the 38-year-old became the all-time top scorer.
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It was an occasion that left James in tears on the court – and even swearing in a speech broadcast around the globe – and O’Neal was seen wiping back tears as the pair spoke on NBA on TNT after the game.
Shaq told LeBron: “Congratulations. I can…