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You Tube Gold: Young Shaquille O’ Neal

An object lesson in how memories can change

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Shaquille O’’Neal
Shaquille O’’Neal from his Lakers days

We mentioned our idea of comparing Zion Williamson to a younger, smaller Shaquille O’ Neal and went back to look at his LSU highlights before he gained immense weight in the NBA and...he wasn’t as athletic as we remembered.

He’s plenty talented, don't get us wrong, but in his case it’s more a question of power and overwhelming people not named Christian Laettner.

Take a look. If they’re the same size, Williamson would be the better player.

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