Well, um … pretty well.
The NBA on TNT’s official Instagram account uploaded this hilarious video of the Hall of Famer’s former teammate and current colleague Dennis Scott breaking the news to the Diesel, and Shaq jokingly losing it, destroying everything in the company’s studio.
Upon learning that King James dethroned him on the prestigious list, Shaq flips out, knocking over cardboard boxes, bashing a broom, throwing a storage cart and launching what appears to be a giant roll of bubble wrap, before yelling, “Whhhyyyy!?”
Take a look.
Obviously, Shaq isn’t mad and is happy for LeBron, especially considering he once counted him as his teammate from 2009-2010 and most recently defended King James against criticism from his TNT colleague Charles Barkley.
James scored his 28,597th career point to pass O’Neal during last night’s Cleveland Cavaliers‘ loss to the Chicago Bulls. It was a bright spot in an otherwise dismal stretch in which James’s Cavs have lost three in a row and 10 out of 16 games this month.
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki sits next on the list at sixth with 30,181 points — and counting — but even if he should return to the Mavs next season, his total should be within James’s reach as soon as next year.
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