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Glen Davis reveals he wrestled Shaquille O’Neal during their first meeting

Former NBA champion Glen Davis recalled his first meeting with the legendary Shaquille O’Neal during his interview on VLAD TV. ‘Big Baby’ played college basketball at LSU – the same college that Shaq attended.

During a meeting at the LSU advisor’s house Davis met O’Neal who asked him to go outside. Unsuspecting student was then asked by the four-time NBA champion to wrestle him.

It was Shaq who was surprised then because Davis used his big body to body slammed the seven-foot NBA superstar. The two became teammates during the 2010-2011 NBA season when O’Neal joined the Celtics.

Via Paolo Songco of ClutchPoints:

“I was infatuated with Shaq at the time,” said Davis. “I feel like I was a Shaq minion. I ended up knowing him because I’m an athlete at LSU … I got a chance to meet the director over there with the scholarships … one of his advisors and went to dinner at [the advisor’s] house eating spaghetti. And Shaq comes out of nowhere and was like, ‘Let’s go outside.’

“[Shaq was] like, ‘Aight, let’s get down [and wrestle],” Davis continued. “So you know how you wrestle, you get into position. So I’m in the position, and I’m grabbing, holding him. Next thing you know, I slam[med] him down like a wrestler. He was like, ‘God damn. You’re a big a– kid!'” So that’s how me and his relationship really started.”

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