Much bigger than sports, the show is fun, topical, and slightly irreverent. Shaquille O'Neal talks news, entertainment, controversy, and the crazy life of the Diesel himself. He and his sports sidekick, John Kincade never know who will show up to shoot the proverbial shh..uh, well, you know. To access the archive, go to PodcastOne.com.
Shaq opens the show by talking about how he is NOT going into the NBA bubble in Orlando, and lays out what he knows about TNT's studio plans as their Emmy-winning show returns next week. And stick around for our AMAZING conversation with Shaq's co-worker Kenny Smith, who shares his thoughts about the NBA bubble, shares some amazing Shaq stories from the set of Inside the NBA on TNT, and how he's trying to help kids without camps this summer. We also joke about how Shaq wouldn't survive in the bubble, especially in light of Stephen A Smith's comments that NBA players are going to struggle with being away from their wives and girlfriends. Shaq also has some nice words for Avery Bradley, who has opted out of the season, and while most people are bashing him, Shaq commends him. Of course we get Borderline, and we play a special July 4th Fireworks edition of "Truth or Sheee". Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook at TheBigPodcastWithShaq, or email your best clips and comments to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaq gets into the drama surrounding the NBA bubble in Orlando, the fallout from the NASCAR Bubba Wallace controversy and what we learned from it, and the insight on Shaq's Fun House vs Gronk Beach, a huge virtual concert coming up this weekend! We also debate the state of "cancel culture", of course we get Borderline, and we celebrate both black and white heroes in a new game! Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast, follow TheBigPodcastWithShaq on Instagram and Facebook, or email your best stuff to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Ray Lewis joins Shaquille O'Neal to talk about social change, the state of the NFL, and how the Saints team responded to the comments by Drew Brees. We also launch into our "rollback show" - with classic segments like the Drunk Brothers, Senselessly Sensitive, and a round of Dear Shaq - where we discuss the old slam dunk contest video tapes, disbanding the police, and bullies. We do a Borderline edition of "How do you say it?"... and we bring back one of our all-time favorite games Shootout! Follow us on Twitter @Shaqcast, or @TheBigPodcastWithShaq on Instagram and Facebook, or email your best clips and questions to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaquille O'Neal recaps how he landed on the New Orleans Saints call with Drew Brees, as he apologized to his teammates for his comments about kneeling and the flag. He also goes in deep on his relationship with Kobe Bryant, and his comments on the Saints call on how the media broke up their relationship, but he walks that back a bit and blames himself for a lot of it. The debate also heats up around the NFL's statements this week, the apology of commissioner Roger Goddell, and how Colin Kaepernick's message got misinterpreted by some of his actions in the heat of the press moment. We also talk about the hidden treasure in New Mexico, the new gun-free Looney Tunes, of course we get Borderline, and we play a round of Kincade's numbers game Close, Closer or Closest. Follow @Shaqcast on Twitter, TheBigPodcastWithShaq on Instagram and Facebook, or email your best stuff to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaq opens the show with his honest, raw rant about the actions against George Floyd and how 2020 has shaped up to be the worst year of his life with everything that's unfolded so far. He shares his honest thoughts on change, and along with B-Dog, John and Rob have a very frank and honest conversation about the state of our society. It's really a great, honest and raw conversation. And of course we dive into the return of the NBA season and Shaq continues to argue that this year will always be an asterisk season. We find some laughs along the way, of course we have a little fun with Borderline, and we play an epic showdown of all our games in Shaq's "Game of All Games". Follow @Shaqcast on Twitter, The Big Podcast with Shaq on Instagram and Facebook, or email your best clips and questions to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaq reflects on closing out our fifth year of the podcast as we get ready to celebrate our anniversary on June 1st. We talk about the infamous Shaq-vs-Hakeem one on one that never came to be, and jump into some nostalgic stories as we answer some great texts to the show. The incredible Taylor Rooks joins the show to talk about the second season of her Bleacher Report show "Take It There", and as a Georgia girl we get her to stick around for a round of Walmart or Waffle House! And on the eve of our five year anniversary, we relive everyone's all-time favorite Borderlines. Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast, on Instagram and Facebook at The Big Podcast with Shaq - or email your best clips and questions to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaquille O'Neal seems to be doing well during life in quarantine, as we get caught up on the Last Dance as Shaq compares the story about Michael's "flu game" to the lie he made up about David Robinson. We're also joined by the incredible Cari Champion and after Shaq's proposal, Shaq seems to accidentally break the news that she's joining his family at Turner Sports! We get into Phil Jackson's recruitment to LA by Shaq, the huge NBA Zoom call where Shaq revealed how he once almost choked Pat Riley, and the late years of Shaq's career. Of course we get Borderline, and we read some awkward names in our game "No Laugh Graduation". Follow @Shaqcast on Twitter - The Big Podcast with Shaq on Instagram and Facebook - or email your best clips and questions to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaq kicks off the show with the question on everyone's mind... did Shaq really say to scrap the rest of the NBA season? He comes back by saying that a shortened season would not count toward a championship - like he thinks Time Duncan shouldn't get credit for 1999. He backs up his controversial argument and how he could never play in an empty arena, as the fans control the game as much as the players. We of course touch on The Last Dance since Shaq's 95 Magic team was featured as they knocked the Bulls out of the 95 Playoffs. We do a fun round of Borderline, and Stephen Jackson returns to the show to play a round of Black Crime or White Crime! Get into the mix on Twitter by following @Shaqcast - The Big Podcast with Shaq on Instagram and Facebook - or email TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaquille O'Neal opens the show with Stephen Jackson, as they get into Draymond Green's comments that he and Steph would destroy Shaq on the pick-and-roll, their hopes for the future of the NBA and classic memories from the old days of the NBA. Shaq also talks about The Last Dance - which of course Kincade has an issue with - and has to answer for his kids getting haircuts at the dinner table in the latest episode of Shaq Life. Plus hilarious audio from a prank-gone-wrong on Kincade, and Charles Barkley's amazing stop-and-stumble during an interview this past week. Of course we get Borderline, and since we're desperate for the return of sports we play a game called "Real Sport or Sheeee?" Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast, on Instagram and Facebook @TheBigPodcastWithShaq - or email TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaquille O'Neal opens the show by talking about the NBA trying to find a way back, the status of the nation as states start to open up, The Last Dance and the 80's/90's Pistons actually created the character of "Shaq" by bringing that brand of rough basketball to the streets. We also have an incredible talk with the DJ that helped Shaq become DJ Diesel, as Carnage jumps in with the show and tells his incredible story. And the show goes off the rails when we're joined by the hilarious Frank Caliendo, as we go around the carousel of voices and play a round of "First Impressions" as Shaq and John try to bring their best impressions to Frank. Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook at The Big Podcast with Shaq - or email your best stuff to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaq opens the show this week by declaring Michael Jordan as the best to ever play, and strongly declares that no one else is even close regardless of the names being thrown out. We also talk to new Falcons running back Todd Gurley about why he chose the number 21 in spite of protests from Deion Sanders and what he's doing about his owed money in Los Angeles. And we get a great laugh at Frank Caliendo's hilarious Shaq impression during his call of viral videos. We cut it up in another round of "Why Do", of course we get Borderline and John brings a hilarious round of Match Game. Follow @Shaqcast on Twitter, TheBigPodcastwithShaq on Instagram and Facebook, or email TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaquille O'Neal opens the show this week by responding to the story JR Rider put out in the news... that Shaq offered him $10K to get into it with Kobe. Shaq waivers on his response, but definitely says he can't watch the Hall of Fame ceremony this year because it's too painful having just lost Kobe in January. We also talk to Oklahoma QB and soon to be NFL Draft pick Jalen Hurts about his college career, playing for Nick Saban, and what he expects at the next level. We also discuss the Rudy Golbert / Donavan Mitchell conflict, the Cowboys breaking quarantine rules, and other lockdown craziness. Plus an NFL Draft preview with Ross Tucker from Podcast One's Ross Tucker Football Podcast, of course we get Borderline, and we play a round of Black Crime or White Crime! Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook @ The Big Podcast with Shaq - or email your best stuff to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaquille O'Neal is joined by fellow LSU alum and projected #1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, Joe Burrow - and they discuss draft plans, life at LSU and Joe's journey ahead in the league. We also find out what hat Shaq was wearing on SportsCenter this week, and how Ray Allen challenged him to show off his hair now that it's not getting shaved. We also get the big man's thoughts on the NBA Hall of Fame class of Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and of course Kobe Bryant - and what is was like to compete against Garnett and Duncan in their primes. And of course we had to ask Shaq about him letting guys like A.I. and White Chocolate score on him while playing in the league. We have some great quarantine stories of the week from John Krazinski, Tyler Perry and Tracy Morgan's hilarious appearance on the Today Show. We crown our 2020 Borderline champion and we steal a game from Ellen and play a round of Danger Word. Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook @ The Big Podcast with Shaq - or email your best stuff to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaquille O'Neal opens the podcast this week with some STRONG words for those who are lumping him in with Joe Exotic from the Netflix show "Tiger King", and he is NOT happy with how he's being painted by people. He lightens the mood though as we joke about the videos and fun he's having with his kids and family during quarantine. We also catch up with one of the hottest young stars in the NBA, Trae Young from the Atlanta Hawks, who talks about his quarantine time and what his hopes are for the rest of the 2019-2020 season. We also have some hilarious audio of the week, and we even get Shaq to respond to the criticism he's getting from the Papa Johns board of directors. We argue about our 2020 Borderline Bracket champion, and in honor of Waffle Houses closing around the south we play a round of Walmart or Waffle House. Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook at The Big Podcast With Shaq - or email your best questions and clips to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com!
Shaquille O'Neal opens the show by talking about the wildly popular Netflix documentary "Tiger King" and the character named Exotic Joe - and how Shaq came to know him, and make a cameo in the show. We're also joined by the owner of the Dallas Mavericks Mark Cuban, and he and Shaq speculate about the return of the NBA, Mark running for office in the future, whether he ever considered trade Dirk Nowitski, and the fallout from the current pandemic. We also joke about the fallout from No-bama prank, of course we get Borderline, and since everyone is trying to home school their kids we test the guys' elementary school knowledge in a round of the Home School Game. Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook at The Big Podcast with Shaq - or email your best clips and questions to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
It's been a rough week for everyone, and Shaq is finally able to check in with the crew from Orlando to give us some updates about how he's weathering the Coronavirus, his status at TNT and what he knows about the pending status of the NBA. John also promised to deliver Barack Obama to the show this week - and despite promising it was not a prank... of course it turned out to be a prank... which set Rob OFF and spun the show wildly out of control. Once we recover, it's the audio of the week, and we select our Final Four for the 2020 Borderline Bracket! Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook at The Big Podcast with Shaq - or email your best clips and questions to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
We open the show this week with a John Kincade prank call, which of course was coerced by Shaq... and we also get Detective Shaq to investigate the guy who was drinking straight from the soup ladels at Whole Foods last week, and how that would be handled in public. And it's one of the biggest days of the year we kick off the 2020 Borderline Bracket, recapping and counting down the funniest clips of the entire year. And to break up the nonsense, we play a round of Kincade's Match Game 2020. Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook at The Big Podcast with Shaq - or email your best clips and questions to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
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Shaquille O'Neal opens the show with an uncharacteristic rant about politics, namely the NFL player who made some controversial comments about the President this week. Shaq and John also launch into a heated debate about LeBron's ambassadorship of the league and how he's trying to lead younger players. We also get Shaq's raw emotions on people overseas who are intentionally spreading germs in the wake of the coronavirus. Plus we talk about Shaq's TNT stumble, his daughter Me'arah's dunk on a 10 foot rim, and the national debate about Red Vines versus Twizzlers that Shaq started on TNT this week. We take a lot of text to the show on the Mint Mobile show phone, of course we get Borderline, and we play a round of the classic Walmart or Waffle House. Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook at The Big Podcast with Shaq - or email your best clips to TheBigPodcastwithShaq@gmail.com.
Shaq has finally spoken about the tragic passing of his brother and lifelong friend Kobe Bryant, and his beautiful 13-year-old daughter Gianna. It's heart breaking to hear the big man speak about his friendship with Kobe and their incredible career together in Los Angeles. We also revisit the Shaq-Kobe interview from 2015 that went viral and made worldwide headlines... it's pure Kobe and really amazing to hear. It's a tough week, but we do our best to honor the legacy of Kobe Bryant.