The Gronk…for three? As we head towards the homestretch of an exciting 2016 NBA playoffs, a fun competitive spirit is brewing among certain athletes you may never have thought could hoop.

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A prime example of this is New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal. After the Charles Barkley/Ernie Johnson three-point contest, the “Gronk” took to Twitter to call out the Shaqtus for a three-point contest.

Here’s a clip of the Inside the NBA analyst boosting and encouraging the challenge.  


Hilarious tweets such as these have sports fans nticipating the match-up, as this may have the makings of the funniest and most animated three point contest organized to date.

Has Gronk ever touched the hardwood floor? The answer is yes, and he looks good doing it too. Check out the Madden 16 cover man throwing it down in one of his high school games below.