The son of former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal will skip a 2018-19 college basketball deteriorate since of a heart ailment that will need surgery, ESPN reported.
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Shareef O’Neal, 18, will be medically redshirted for a deteriorate by UCLA. The 6-foot-9, 215-pound beginner brazen told TMZ Sports he “felt funny” during group workouts this summer. UCLA’s group doctors done O’Neal wear a heart monitor, and doctors detected a heart ailment.
“So, a other day during slight checkup, we found a medical emanate traffic with my heart,” O’Neal pronounced in the TMZ video. “And appreciate God UCLA medical staff found it early, though causing this we will not be personification this deteriorate and we will be a medical redshirt. But during this time off, I’ll be off for a while, I’ll be focusing on academics, my health, of course, and I’ll only be watching to be a best actor we can be subsequent year.”
“Freshman Shareef O’Neal will be sidelined for a 2018-19 deteriorate (medical),” a propagandize pronounced in a statement. “He will sojourn enrolled in category and on a men’s basketball group during this redshirt year. The UCLA men’s basketball module totally supports Shareef and his family as he gets this emanate resolved.”