Shaquille O’Neal is one of the greatest NBA players of all time. As one of the GOATs of NBA, he has a lot of takes on other NBA players. In fact, a hard hitting story for him is of the first woman player officially drafted in the NBA, which was Lusia Harris.

Lusia Harris has a great track record as a woman’s basketball player. Being the very first woman on the team, not only does she have the first ever basket scored in the Olympics, she also has three national titles in her name.

Harris is also an immortal part of the Naismith Hall of Fame for her brilliant performance. She was an integral part of the WNBA in her early years, as she was a player for the Delta State University in the 1970s. Along with her several wins, she even broke multiple records for championships.

Shaq recently got on board as the executive producer on a documentary based on her. When he was asked about why he signed on as the producer, he said that it was because of her awe-inspiring achievements.

I want to honor Miss Harris, you know, by helping her story get out to the world,” said O’Neal. “I had no idea who she was and I like to consider myself a basketball aficionado. She made it possible for women to be able to do what they have done today. All the greats before me have made it possible for us to do everything we want to do.

Harris is subject to the upcoming documentary ‘Queen of Basketball’. Shaq is on-board with the project, and hopes that these efforts do a lot to make people recognize her efforts in the sport. In a tweet, Shaq shared the trailer of the documentary, which you can find below.

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Nitish Vashishtha

Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/news correspondent from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017. While pursuing Master's in Mass Communication with a special interest in Advertising, his key areas of creativity lie in designing, content creation and creative storytelling as well as fictional writing. In his free time, he likes to create new riffs on his guitar, learning about whatever piques his interest, reading books ranging from philosophy to speculative sci-fi and enjoys watching anything HBO (Succession FTW).

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