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Old 01-31-2020, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by RickJay View Post
Shaq was damn quick. There are a lot of really really big guys walking around in the world, but you can't just put a jersey on them and expect 28 points a game.

I mean, if nothing else, you have to admit today's teams would have to make major adjustments to guard a man like that, because they couldn't have as many guys attacking the perimeter. Shaq presents a defensive problem in any system.
No disagreement about Shaq's ability on offense; I'm thinking more in terms of his defense and ability to defend against today's offenses that run the floor and spread the ball. I tend to think he would have been gassed if he had to run the floor and play the minutes he played when he was with Phil Jackson's Lakers.

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