Shaquille O'Neal
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Shaquille O’Neal believes the 2002 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the New Jersey Nets was ‘boring’.

The Lakers swept the series (4-0) and won their third straight title. O’Neal claimed his third Finals MVP by averaging 36.3 points and 12.3 rebounds in the series.

“It was boring. It was boring because, what was that center’s name – Todd MacCulloch? Todd MacCulloch playing me? Stop it. You know what’s crazy? I actually got mad when we were playing in Jersey.

You think Todd MacCulloch is going to stop me at the crib in Jersey in front of my grandma and grandpa?….Sheeeeeit! No. Stop it,” the Lakers icon told Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson of Heavy.