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The Time Shaq Choked Out Gordan Giricek


Shaq was a strong dude by any measure — still is. He is perhaps the strongest guy ever to play in the league along with the late great Wilt Chamberlain. So when you put all of that into perspective, Shaq is probably the last guy you want to mess with, especially if the situation seems to be getting out of hand and leading into a physical altercation. There's not much you can to the 7-foot-1 Diesel.

Apparently, during his tenure with the Phoenix Suns, his teammate Gordan Giricek thought otherwise. According to Shaq, Giricek was messing around and wouldn't stop talking so he decided to put him out. The crazy thing about the entire incident was the fact that they were to play a game in 15 minutes. Steve Nash was mad at Shaq because he was in the bathroom when this entire thing happened, once he came back to the locker room — Giricek was on the floor.

Watch Shaq share the anecdote in the video:

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