NBA stars are known to churn around supremely talented kids of their own. LeBron James Jr. probably won’t be too far away from senior and Dwyane Wade will have to be on the look out for Zaire soon. Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is no different, except his son, Shareef, will be attending college soon. Like any dad, he wants the best for his kid. But Shaq has the ability to grant his son the absolute best of the best. And he wants him to be coached by the best, too.
“I would like my son to play for a coach that’s going to teach him next-level stuff,” O’Neal said on Monday’s edition of “The Big Podcast With Shaq.” “I have three in mind: Johnny Jones, LSU, because I know him personally, Calipari and the coach from Michigan State … Tom Izzo. I’ve told my son many times, it’s your decision and it is [his] decision. … I need somebody that’s gonna curse him out, treat him like a man. Those three guys are the ones I would like him to play for.”