TNT’s “Inside the NBA” pranked NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal Tuesday with a fake Bleacher Report list, which ranked him as the 9th greatest center of all time behind a handful of far less-deserving names.
The fake list was read live on air in front of O’Neal, who is one of the commentators on “Inside the NBA.”
As they got further down the list, and guys like Alonzo Mourning, Jack Sikma and Dwight Howard appeared before Shaq, the big fella started to get frustrated. A camera focused on Shaq caught all of his reactions to the names on the list.
The Diesel was later informed it was an April Fool’s Day prank, since the clock has already passed midnight. Shaq laughed and said, “Boy, I was about to tear the set up!”
Bleacher Report’s actual list of greatest centers ranked O’Neal as the fourth greatest center of all time.
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