Former Laker good Shaquille O’Neal took some time Monday to speak exclusively with For The Win and of march a state of a stream Lakers group came up.
Shaq was asked what it would take for this year to be deliberate a successful deteriorate for this team.
“Second turn of playoffs,” he pronounced around phone while creation a warn coming during a Boys and Girls Club in Atlanta. “I don’t know nonetheless if they’ll make it there. I’ll know some-more during a All-Star break.”
That would meant LeBron James would not be personification in possibly a discussion final or a NBA Finals for a initial time given given 2010.
Shaq does consider this group can make a playoffs, even yet things have been a large nauseous in their 4-6 start to a season.
“Yeah, we consider they can (make a playoffs),” Shaq said. “Every time LeBron starts with a new group they don’t start off as they would have hoped. But there are 8 playoff spots out there and they should be means to get one.”
He does consider they need to move in some new players, though.
“They really need shooters,” Shaq said. “LeBron always needs shooters.”
That competence make guys like Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma feela small shaken as a immature group tries to find a approach with LeBron.
Shaq was during a Boys and Girls Club to surprise the Atlanta Club teenagers and have a personal meet-and-greet with a Alumni Friends Yearbook Contest winner. Boys and Girls Clubs have always been a special place for Shaq.
“It’s a place where we can come and listen to counselors,” he said. “And it’s a protected breakwater for a kids.”