NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal says without Lebron James, the Lakers will never win again

Four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal issued a stark warning to the Los Angeles Lakers Monday, saying despite an abysmal season, it would be a huge mistake to trade the team’s biggest superstar, Lebron James. “If you trade LeBron, you’ll never win again,” O’Neal said of the Lakers in an interview with CNBC. While the NBA trade deadline has passed, James’ contract with the Lakers expires in 2023. Some have suggested that trading James may be the quickest and easiest way to fix the team’s disconnect. O’Neal himself played eight seasons…

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Shaq opens Big Chicken location in Islanders’ new $1.5 billion arena, as the NBA icon expands his food empire

Shaquille O’Neal Rich Fury | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Shaquille O’Neal once signed the richest contract in sports history and then went on to win four NBA titles. These days Shaq has a new business he’s trying to conquer: chicken sandwiches.   O’Neal, who was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in 2016, is the co-owner of a restaurant venture called Big Chicken, which launched its first location three years ago in Las Vegas. Last year, a second opened in Glendale, California. Now, O’Neal is focused on sports…

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Experts Give Green Signal To Reebok’s Acquisition

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has posted about one of the biggest but expected acquisitions of this year- a definitive agreement to purchase Reebok, which has been a subsidiary of German sporting goods company Adidas since August 2005. The deal could cost ABG about 2.1 billion euros ($2.5 billion), a sum less than what the German multinational initially paid. It will help US-based Authentic Brands to include another well-known brand into its portfolio of consumer companies, along with Brooks Brothers, Aeropostale, and Forever 21. In an official statement, Jamie Salter, Founder,…

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