Dan Patrick: "Do you get any enjoyment from watching 'The Last Dance?'"
Shaquille O'Neal: "I think it just solidifies the argument for who is the best player ever. We should probably break it down by eras but it's Michael Jordan...by far. I don't see anyone being close to that. He's a 10...there's a lot of 7's or 8's around there but there's no 9's or 10's… I'm enjoying it. It brings back flashbacks. Especially, when they were battling Detroit. It made me remember how physical the game was. That's the game I like to play. This game I'm watching now...UGH.”
DP: “How many would Mike average with today’s rules at his peak in 1991/1992?”
Shaq: “45. Easily.” (Full Video Above)
Listen to NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal join The Dan Patrick Show to discuss ESPN’s ‘The Last Dance’ documentary and explain why he thinks the 5-episode series is simply proof to the younger generation that Michael Jordan is the greatest NBA player of all-time.
O’Neal’s Orlando Magic were the last team to beat Jordan’s Bulls in a playoff series, as the Bulls lost to a loaded Magic team of O’Neal, Penny Hardaway, Dennis Scott, Nick Anderson, and Horace Grant in the second round the year Jordan came out of retirement late in the 1994/1995 season.
Check out the full interview above.