Shaq on LeBron James: ‘He’s A Mixture of Jordan, Shaq, and Magic’
While the debate on whether LeBron James has passed Michael Jordan continues to become a topic every day, there’s another NBA legend that sees a bunch of stars inside LeBron already.
“He’s a mixture of Michael, Shaq, and Magic,” O’Neal told Cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon. “Shaq, because he’s bigger and stronger than everybody. Michael, because he can score whenever he feels like it. And Magic, because he does a great job getting everybody else involved. He’s been like that his whole career. Even in high school. I knew he was a special guy in high school.”
Shaq wasn’t done there, as he likened James to another one of his former teammates that has multiple championships.
“I’ve only met two people like him,” O’Neal said. “Him and Kobe. Guys that were super determined ever since high school and accomplished all their dreams, and just wanted to be realized and recognized as one of the greatest, and both had extraordinary careers.”