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Shaquille O’Neal expressed his attitude when Miami Heat retired jerseys with Michael Jordan’s number

Shaquille O’Neal spoke out against the Miami Heat team hanging legendary Michael Jordan’s jersey in the hall of honor.
Michael Jordan is one of the legends of the NBA and many teams in the league keep the number 23 jersey (Jordan’s familiar number) as a mark of respect for this legend’s contributions to his football career. basket. But this action also faced opposition from some stars at the tournament, including Shaquille O’Neal.

Sharing with The Big Podcast with Shaq, the former Miami Heat star and an NBA legend spoke up: “I don’t want to show disrespect to anyone. But what’s fair to say?” Miami Heat is a part of what we built as a team. Michael Jordan or Bill Russell have never played for the Heat. These two names have built achievements with the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics. As one of the players The first-generation player won the championship with the Miami Heat, I don’t like this.”

With his fame, Jordan became a globally famous figure and his greatness is still respected today. Jordan is considered by many to be the best player in NBA history and the Bulls retired his jersey number as a tribute. Not only the Bulls team, Jordan’s jersey number is also in the Miami Heat team’s room of honor.

Miami Heat also expressed respect for Jordan to the point of wanting to retire his shirt number so that no other player could own it. However, some players disagree with this move. According to O’Neal, if you have never played and played for the team, hanging a jersey of a player outside the team is unacceptable.