Shaq started beefing with Dwight Howard over who deserved the title of Superman...and never stopped

  • Published on Jan 29, 2019
  • There are lots of similarities between the personal arcs of Shaquille O'Neal and Dwight Howard. There are also lots and lots of differences, from their team accomplishments to their styles of play to their personalities. Weirdly, both the ways in which Dwight and Shaq are the same and the ways in which they aren't have helped fuel a very weird, very long, very dumb beef.
    Written and produced by Seth Rosenthal
    Directed by Alex Hawley
    Edited by Jiazhen Zhang
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  • Shane G
    Shane G 2 hours ago

    When 112 likes was real talk

  • forgotaboutbre
    forgotaboutbre 13 hours ago

    I've lost so much respect for Shaq since he became a commentator.

  • da ra
    da ra 22 hours ago

    Dwight Howard's is boring weird clown ..

  • Nathaniel Levesque

    I love Shaq and he clearly had the better career, but he can be petty as hell.

  • hotpocket323
    hotpocket323 Day ago

    Shaq is a massive ego monster. End of story

  • Nicholas Tan
    Nicholas Tan 2 days ago

    Shaq vs Dwight/ Javale McGee, man this guy needs to grow up

  • nba talk
    nba talk 3 days ago

    Shaq is overrated stupid and cocky

  • Fierce
    Fierce 3 days ago

    **when your mad over a comic character**

  • Demetrius Graham
    Demetrius Graham 3 days ago

    Shaq wins enough said

  • Politically Incorrect

    Dwight Howard look up to Shaq for sure, Shaq went at him way too hard

  • Crunketh
    Crunketh 5 days ago

    Opochtl Shaq

  • DanDaMan2019
    DanDaMan2019 6 days ago +1

    There will only ever be one Shaq. Howard on the other hand. Been many of his kind come and go.

  • Doc Coyle
    Doc Coyle 7 days ago

    This might sound weird but I wonder if Dwight Howard’s career is different if Shaq actually tried to support him instead of ragging on him.

  • Striker92
    Striker92 7 days ago

    I mean don’t get me wrong I’m a huge fan of shaq. But Dwight ain’t a bad player and he gets so much hate because of his abysmal run with the lakers

  • Jacob Michael
    Jacob Michael 8 days ago

    "Superman is dead, Pat Riley killed him. I'm the Big Cactus now" im weak asf 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • turcorox911
    turcorox911 9 days ago +2

    Do an NBA Beef History on Mark Cuban and David Stern

  • NXB
    NXB 9 days ago

    If u really think about it this whole debacle messed with Dwight Howard mentally and ruined his career

  • Terrence PERKINS
    Terrence PERKINS 10 days ago

    Both r 🤡 . But Howard is a herb

  • That One Guy
    That One Guy 10 days ago +2

    Shaq is the most insecure human of all time, he even cared about how he looked like when playing, like not trying new free throwing techniques. And he can’t even stand the idea of someone fitting his role

  • Joko Kid
    Joko Kid 11 days ago

    Damn I love ya shaq but that was just mean

  • bigstupidgrin
    bigstupidgrin 11 days ago

    Shaq feuding with Howard reminds of the comedian's rule: Never punch down

  • playboicarti a goat
    playboicarti a goat 13 days ago

    beef history shaq javal mcgee

  • Chadwickboseman Dangerfield III

    Really? Dwight cruised through the first two rounds in the 09 playoffs? Hmmmm I remember a game 7 against Boston... that doesn’t seem like cruising to me but.. OK

  • Shev Stax Beats
    Shev Stax Beats 15 days ago

    Shaq is lame

  • j k
    j k 15 days ago +3

    Wilt deserves it.
    He could jump higher them those two, was stronger and could run faster.

  • parker jones
    parker jones 16 days ago

    I love clowning Dwight as much as the next guy, but deep down you can’t help but feel bad for the guy.

  • M.H. L.
    M.H. L. 17 days ago

    SBN serves more beef than Arby's

  • Caleb Acquah
    Caleb Acquah 17 days ago +2

    Do a Beef History for Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

  • Captain Colin 4238
    Captain Colin 4238 18 days ago

    Dang Shaq really did act like a little kid when he was IN HIS 30’s AND 40’s!

  • Shomoy Scott
    Shomoy Scott 19 days ago

    That would be insane. If shaq got traded for Mcgrady. Kobe and tmac what a offensive duo.

  • SDS Overfiend
    SDS Overfiend 19 days ago

    Ewing was Shaq idol... Not Hakeem.

  • Khult Herro
    Khult Herro 20 days ago

    Howard could be an all-star again if he would just FOCUS on being just the best rebounder. A HUGE plus if he average 3-5 blocks.

  • Imaanbir Toor
    Imaanbir Toor 20 days ago +1

    Well I do feel Giannis is superman now

  • ChristineCAlb1
    ChristineCAlb1 20 days ago

    Uhhh, I think it’s time for both Shaq and Dwight to grow up. :(

    ARMANDO 21 day ago

    Dwight Howard is trash & always has been.

  • Nick Phillips
    Nick Phillips 22 days ago

    Shaq has nightmares about himself being no longer relevant. Shows you how sad these dudes really are. BTW, Kobe has 5 rings.


    we ignoring that dwight threw that dunk in? like not a dunk, literally threw in the ball?

  • Clash of Klaw
    Clash of Klaw 22 days ago +1

    I like shaq but he's way to emotional and childish

  • Wildan A. Nugraha
    Wildan A. Nugraha 22 days ago

    Maaan i genuinely feel bad for dwight

  • Magneto Rex
    Magneto Rex 23 days ago

    bullies suck, whether as a child or as an adult

  • King of Games
    King of Games 23 days ago

    Lmao @ 14:16
    Shaq that’s messed up bro. Lmao

  • staying out of trouble

    Howard rubbed shaq the wrong way........does that sound right

  • Hano Wedontrelate
    Hano Wedontrelate 24 days ago

    Shaq and McGee?

  • sinistavoicez
    sinistavoicez 24 days ago

    This one seems really sad

  • Charlie Martinez
    Charlie Martinez 24 days ago

    Shaqs mental thought about how to approach a game is understanding.
    Then again, all elite players had their way to play the game every night. Motivation to win.
    Howard never had that fire to win. To stand out on his own. Dwight said he wanted advise and leadership from shaq. Guess he never read between the lines.
    In the end, 5 years after Howard retires, he is not first ballot. I would let him wait the amount of years for every team he played for.
    Why so serious!? 🤡😎

  • T Morales
    T Morales 25 days ago +1

    I won't say Howard has underachieved. Yes he's not a top player anymore but the man is a 3x DPOY, 5x all NBA first team, and carried a sorry ass Orlando team to the finals over lebrons Cavs, being a top three player of the league for a while and a solid MVP candidate. He will be a hall of fame and he keeps grossing his numbers so he will be well regarded once he's gone. In no way can nobody say he underachieved

  • DAPiP
    DAPiP 26 days ago

    Yo guys I whole heartedly believe that shaq doesnt give a hoot about peoples opinion of him. I see him as taking the role of itachi and framing himself as the bad guy to feed other peoples development with anger.

  • DAPiP
    DAPiP 26 days ago

    Im with shaq. Tho if Howard wasnt made with the mentality to use the anger that shaq provided then maybe shaq shoulda figured that out and stopped.

  • babablacksheep
    babablacksheep 26 days ago

    Then shaq passed the superman title to giannis antetokumpo

  • Og Slides
    Og Slides 28 days ago

    I feel bad for Dwight his idol basically disrespected him

  • gearman218
    gearman218 29 days ago

    Same mentor ? Lol...

  • LatinMiracle
    LatinMiracle 29 days ago

    Both players are lazy.

  • David Caraballo
    David Caraballo 29 days ago

    If Shaq mentored Howard and helped him improve himself as a player in the NBA his career might have been stronger than it is now and Shaq and Howard could have been good friends. Sucks that he had to get on him for so long

  • YS IV
    YS IV Month ago

    Shaq has always been a bully.

  • Josh Rong
    Josh Rong Month ago

    This move was super unwise as it showed that shaq is unwelling to tolerant or even just accept new talented guys. If he would compare the rings, a lot of hall of hamers can beat him easily and hardly.

  • Nathan McCarthy
    Nathan McCarthy Month ago

    Hooold up Dwight was a GOAT before injury

  • Baby Mexico!
    Baby Mexico! Month ago

    Howard is just a fun guy and wants guidance form shaq but shaq was over reacting smh

  • NotHybrid
    NotHybrid Month ago

    Dwight is Superman, Shaq is the hulk

  • Jacobslaughter1993
    Jacobslaughter1993 Month ago

    Shaq petty af

  • Mrg Blue
    Mrg Blue Month ago

    8:06 Shaq only looks on his left hand dunks, now you know the real reason ;]

  • Nilesh Kumar
    Nilesh Kumar Month ago


  • DaaBoys2138
    DaaBoys2138 Month ago +1

    Shaq is a top5 player ever and the best big ever that means he can do whatever he wants. Get over it.

  • Bigg Neno
    Bigg Neno Month ago

    Shaq a hater ..

  • -chase
    -chase Month ago

    7:13 shaq: where ya rings at???
    Howard: ok......

  • 54321FUCKYOU2
    54321FUCKYOU2 Month ago

    I’ve been watching these beef videos for the last 4 hours..

  • SupremeBank
    SupremeBank Month ago

    it’s seems to me howard was Idolizing shaq

  • juanovski shevchenko

    Beefing for nickname

  • Malik Kamara
    Malik Kamara Month ago

    I M T H E B I G C A C T U S N O W

  • Jimmy Colleran
    Jimmy Colleran Month ago

    When’s the shaq kobe beef video?

  • Lmenzol
    Lmenzol Month ago

    Also TMac and Howard would have been Beast

  • Mike 2400
    Mike 2400 Month ago

    Shaq is such a big ass baby 😂😂 I hate how he likes making fun of others, but when they make fun of him he can't handle it.

  • Dime Damali
    Dime Damali Month ago

    I feel bad for Howard. He doesn't seem to be the type of guy that goes harder when people disrespect him like Shaq.. He's a different type of guy.

  • Bearbear2234
    Bearbear2234 Month ago

    Dwight Howard ain’t even close to Shaq, a old Shaq is still better than a Prime Howard.....

  • Majin fu
    Majin fu Month ago

    I think it was at first the superman thing but then shaq realized that he earned the name superman. He had to go through big name players that didnt like him and win rings to be called superman.
    He felt like Dwight was getting things without earning it. Like being called superman

  • am
    am Month ago

    I cant watch these videos with this voice over person!!! please employ a desperate millenial with a less nasally voice. seems like a great series to watch