O’Neal was shocked to be taught that he was being awarded the act of kindness and humanitarian award by Mayor Sylvester Turner.
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“I did not know I used to be getting an award. I assumed I used to be popping out right here to assist some folks out. I do not do it for stuff like that,” O’Neal stated.
He went on to say that he simply needs to assist people who find themselves in want.
“If I knew I used to be getting an award, I in all probability would not have come. I do not do it for that, however I’m pleased with the mayor and the town of Houston for what they’ve performed out right here. I’ve by no means seen a meals financial institution this measurement and so organized,” O’Neal added.
He additionally briefly spoke in regards to the new NBA season and the gamers enjoying within the “bubble.” Shaq stated though he does not have a favourite workforce proper now, he believes everybody has a good probability this yr.
“What I imply by that’s, they’re enjoying in a bubble so no residence court docket benefit. I need to want all of them properly,” O’Neal stated.
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