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Shaquille O’Neal is one of the greatest icons in the NBA and although he has enjoyed a career filled with successes, championships and various other accolades, Shaq Diesel has never been known to have the shoe game. the most impressive in the industry.
Seeking to show he has a good taste when it comes to sneakers, the NBA legend teamed up with Joe La Puma at A Ma Manier in Atlanta to pick up a few pairs of kicks while talking about his personal experiences in the sneaker game and revealed why he picked Reebok. on Nike when presented with the opportunity. âNike was interested but didn’t want me to have my own shoe,â Shaq recalls. âI wanted my own line, my own shoe, I wanted to go out with a bang. You know my motto was to make sure people remember my name. Reebok gave him exactly that and the Shaq never looked back. Nike really dropped the ball on that one. I’m just saying.
That being said, Shaq ended up buying a bunch of Reeboks and Adidas for kids he invited to A’s famous boutique and dropped off a modest $ 947 on 9 pairs of sneakers and a few sneaker accessories for them. keep clean. Come to think of it, Shaq is probably the first person to shop with Complex and not buy a single pair of Nike or Air Jordan. We assume he never forgives Nike for not giving him his own line of sneakers.