Dale Earnhardt, Jr. vs Shaquille O'Neal

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Athlete, Auto RacingAthlete, Auto Racing
$21.4 Million
Net worth 2018
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United States
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BirthDay
06/03/1972
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TIMELINE
2017

In January 2017, the two began calling each other out on social media, posting workout videos of themselves preparing for the potential match

2016

In late 2016 O'Neal purchased the Krispy Kreme location at 295 Ponce de Leon Avenue Atlanta, GA

2015

In 2015, Shareef was seen in high school basketball highlights as a 6-foot-7-inch (2

2014

On January 11, 2014, O'Neal performed the ceremonial first puck and drove a Zamboni for a game between the Devils and the Florida Panthers

2013

O'Neal endorsed Republican New Jersey governor Chris Christie in his 2013 reelection bid, appearing in a television advertisement

2012

The couple resided at O'Neal's home in Sudbury, Massachusetts, and later split in 2012

2011

O'Neal became a Freemason in 2011, becoming a member of Widow's Son Lodge No

2010

In summer 2010, O'Neal began dating reality TV star Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander

2009

O'Neal is a 2009 inductee of the New Jersey Hall of Fame

2008

However, on June 22, 2008, O'Neal freestyled a diss rap about Bryant in a New York club

2007

On September 4, 2007, O'Neal filed for divorce from Shaunie in a Miami-Dade Circuit court

2006

In September 2006, O'Neal took part in a raid on a home in rural Bedford County, Virginia

2005

When Hall of Fame center George Mikan died in June 2005, O'Neal, who considered Mikan to be a major influence, extended an offer to his family to pay all of the funeral expenses, which they accepted

2004

O'Neal also appeared in Backyard Basketball in 2004, Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2 as a playable boxer, and as an unlockable character in Delta Force: Black Hawk Down

2003

The feud climaxed during training camp prior to the 2003–2004 season when Bryant, in an interview with ESPN journalist Jim Gray, criticized O'Neal for being out of shape, a poor leader, and putting his salary demands over the best interest of the Lakers

2002

O'Neal appeared on NBA Ballers and NBA Ballers: Phenom, in the 2002 Discovery Channel special Motorcycle Mania 2 requesting an exceptionally large bike to fit his large size famed custom motorcycle builder Jesse James, in the first Idol Gives Back in 2007, on an episode of Fear Factor, and on an episode of MTV's Jackass, where he was lifted off the ground on Wee Man's back

2001

O'Neal appeared in the 311 music video for the hit single "You Wouldn't Believe" in 2001, in P

2000

O'Neal began training in mixed martial arts (MMA) in 2000

1999

He was angered by being overlooked for the 1999 FIBA AmeriCup squad, saying it was a "lack of respect"

1998

O'Neal also appeared on television on Saturday Night Live (he was initially picked to host the second episode of season 24 in 1998, but had to back down due to scheduling conflicts, being replaced by Kelsey Grammer); however, he did appear in two sketches during the episode) and in 2007 hosted Shaq's Big Challenge, a reality show on ABC in which he challenged Florida kids to lose weight and stay in shape

1997

O'Neal is one of the first African Americans to portray a major comic book superhero in a motion picture, having starred as John Henry Irons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Steel

1996

After his 1996 experience, he declined to play in international competition

1995

"O'Neal has made numerous appearances in television commercials, including several Pepsi commercials, such as one from 1995 which parodied shows like I Love Lucy (the "Job Switching" episode), Bonanza, and Woody Woodpecker; various 1990s Reebok commercials; Nestlé Crunch commercials; Gold Bond products; The General insurance commercials; and IcyHot commercials

1994

In 1994, O'Neal made several appearances in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), including at the Bash at the Beach pay per view, where he presented the title belt to the winner of the WCW World Heavyweight Championship match between Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair

1993

O'Neal appeared in the arcade version of NBA Jam (1993), NBA Jam (2003) and NBA Live 2004 as a current player and as a 1990s All-Star

1992

The Orlando Magic drafted O'Neal with the 1st overall pick in the 1992 NBA draft

1991

While playing for Brown at LSU, O'Neal was a two-time All-American, two-time SEC Player of the Year, and received the Adolph Rupp Trophy as NCAA men's basketball player of the year in 1991; he was also named college player of the year by AP and UPI

1990

He was an active bond investor in the early 1990s but continued to wade into stocks and made investments in various companies such as General Electric, Apple, and PepsiCo

1989

His 791 rebounds during the 1989 season remains a state record for a player in any classification

1972

O'Neal was born on March 6, 1972, in Newark, New Jersey, to Lucille O'Neal and Joe Toney, who played high school basketball (he was an All-State guard) and was offered a basketball scholarship to play at Seton Hall

1969

In his first playoff game for the Lakers, O'Neal scored 46 points against the Portland Trail Blazers, the most for the Lakers in a playoff game since Jerry West had 53 in 1969

1941

6 blocks through the first half (41 games) of the season, leading the Suns to a 23–18 record and 2nd place in their division

1930

Miami returned to Chicago and closed out the series in the 6th game, highlighted by another dominating performance by O'Neal who finished with 30 points and 20 rebounds