Shaquille O’Neal is perhaps the most dominant player in NBA history.
He could’ve been the greatest player of all time if he had stayed on the court more often, and a lot of that had to do with his somewhat questionable work ethic.
But even despite that, the Big Diesel cemented himself as an all-time great for multiple franchises.
As a matter of fact, he recently claimed to be thankful for a post that stated that he was the fourth-best player in both Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat history.
With that in mind, former NBA champion Rick Fox took to Twitter to make a case for Shaq also being fourth best for the Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics, and Cleveland Cavaliers, also joking that he would be No. 1 if you also count the Sacramento Kings, as he was a partial owner for a while.
I can make a case he should be 4th for the @Celtics @Suns and @cavs as well ~ ok I may be a little bias considering 🏆🏆🏆~ but where would you place him in those organizations ! As a member of the @SacramentoKings organization he would probably be 1st @SHAQ 😂 https://t.co/RUQ0PI3x22
— Rick Fox (@RickFox) September 26, 2023
Of course, Fox jokingly admits he’s a little biased.
Shaq wasn’t anywhere near his best level in Boston, and he wasn’t so dominant in Phoenix, either.
He was fairly good with LeBron James in Cleveland, but injuries prevented him from making a bigger impact.
Also, he should be either No. 1 or No. 2 in Orlando Magic history, with Anfernee ‘Penny’ Hardaway and Dwight Howard rounding out the top 3.
It’s crazy to think that Shaq ‘only’ won four championships despite being the undisputed alpha dog in the league for the better part of his career, and it’s crazier to realize that there will never be another Shaquille O’Neal.NEXT: LeBron James Jokes After 'Crashing' Austin Reaves' Photo