The Lakers presented the statue of Shaquille O’neal and played in his socks with his image

Лейкерс представили статую Шакила О’Нила и сыграли в носках с его изображением

Shaquille O’neal

Himself Shaquille O’neal came to the event and called for the match against Minnesota.

On Friday, March 24, before the game Lakers – Minnesota at Staples center in Los Angeles took place the solemn opening of the statue of Hall of fame member Shaquille O’neal, informs The Score.

It’s [email protected]’s statue is unveiled at Staples Center. #TheBigStatue

— NBA TV (@NBATV) March 25, 2017

The legendary center became the fourth Lakers player, whose statue stands next to the arena club (Jerry West, magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar). The bronze statue weighs 544 kilograms, its height is 2.7 meters.

The ceremony was attended by former teammates and coaches the famous center, and the legends of the Lakers and the O’neill family.

In addition, the players of the Lakers had a match in special socks with a picture of Shaquille.

The Lakers will be rockin’ these tonight in honor of Shaq ? #TheBigStatue

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 24, 2017

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