Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal wants little introduction. A four-time NBA champion (2000-2002 with the Los Angeles Lakers and 2006 with the Miami Warmth), he’s appeared in quite a lot of video games in numerous genres, in addition to being one of many first wave of NBA buyers in esports.
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) March 17, 2016
“So then, once I get there, it looks like a basketball recreation. It’s 30,000 little youngsters screaming. After which watching these two youngsters play on display, I requested myself, like, what is that this? And [my kids] stated that is the longer term, Dad. Esports.”
O’Neal joined NRG Esports as an investor in 2016.