Shaquille O’Neal is widely considered to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Shaq dominated the NBA during the nineties and found great success in doing so. His son, Shareef, is following in his father’s footsteps.
According to TMZ, the 22-year-old recently agreed to a lucrative deal with the G League. The contract will earn him six figures. Shareef will be playing for Nevada-based developmental league Ignite.
Shareef took to Twitter to express how pumped he was about the opportunity, writing, “VEGAS LETS DO IT !! Thank you, ignite !” Specifics of the deal have yet to be disclosed.
The young hooper is getting another shot at improving his game after teaming up with the Los Angeles Lakers’ Summer League team this season. Shareef averaged 4.5 points per game when he got playing time.
We’ll have to see what the future holds for Shaq’s son, but basketball certainly runs in his family. Keep checking back with Thirsty for updates!
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