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Whammy speaks fondly of Jarrett Allen, who was sent to Cleveland in the failed three-way trade that briefly brought James Harden to Brooklyn. Years ago, Whammy introduced himself to the young big man. “I said, ‘Do you have grandparents?’ He said, ‘No, but now I do,’” said Whammy, a regular attendee at Nets games since they were based in New Jersey in the 1990s. “Isn’t that beautiful?” Whammy said he taught Allen to shoot foul shots, and shaky free-throw shooter Nic Claxton will be his next project. Caris LeVert, also part of that trade with the Cavaliers, was a hugger. “I’m a little depressed that I don’t get the reaction from this team,” said Whammy, who was close enough with Jason Kidd that he attended his 2018 induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. “But in time they will.”
Former Orlando Magic player Shaquille O’Neal is the subject of a new four-part documentary series airing next month on HBO. Titled simply “Shaq,” the series will detail the life and career of the NBA Hall of Famer and pop culture icon, from his upbringing in a military family to his ascent to superstardom. The series will feature exclusive interviews with O’Neal as well as important figures from his life including his family as well as former NBA teammates Penny Hardaway, Dwyane Wade, Dennis Scott, Brian Shaw, Derek Fisher and Rick Fox. Interviews with coaches Phil Jackson and Pat Riley and former Los Angeles Lakers general manager Jerry West will also be part of the special.
Storyline: Shaquille O'Neal Documentary
George Karl: Bobby Jones, to Julius’ left here, is the greatest winner I’ve been around. It’s why I asked him to present for me at my HOF enshrinement last week. When asked about Draymond Green these days, all I can say is he is the modern Bobby Jones. 💪🏽