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.
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    Edited by Jiazhen Zhang
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  • Woj
    Woj 14 hours ago

    Shaq is Donald Trump of basketball.

  • Wes Sovis
    Wes Sovis Day ago

    These are so great, guys. Keep'em coming!

  • Michael Valdez
    Michael Valdez Day ago

    I think Shaq is in love with Dwight lol

  • Doros of Sparta
    Doros of Sparta Day ago

    Shaq - "If you woulda said something like that about me I would've punched you in the face"
    Barkley - "First of all, you're not that good of a fighter."
    🤣🤣🤣 I respect the hell outta shaq on the court but he really is an emotional 12 year old

  • Anthony Hernandez

    Howard was one of the most overrated players ever. A one dimensional undersized center without a go to move. He was NOT the reason they went to the finals. The magic that season emplored basically a GS system which is pace and space drive and kick team. Yes could he rebound but he was an offensive liability. He is a cheap version of ALONZO MOURNING. Surely a good player but he wasn't MOURNING by a margin

  • Iloveprettyfeet Women

    I think shaq ruined Howard’s career...having someone you looked up too do you like that instead of being on yo side knoccz all fight out chA

  • Michael Diaz
    Michael Diaz Day ago

    Damn Kobe and Shaq ruined Dwight.

  • Giovanny c
    Giovanny c 2 days ago

    I hate your face... Just saying

  • Yajson
    Yajson 2 days ago

    Bully with rings.

  • Heavy Metal Collector

    Dwight Howard is living in Shaq's head rent-free

  • Joshua Weiss
    Joshua Weiss 3 days ago +1

    5:03 this isn’t a dunk
    Change my mind

  • RonseyBones
    RonseyBones 4 days ago +1

    I DID NOT know Shaq went to so many places - god damn

  • andrewburds17
    andrewburds17 4 days ago

    Only Shaq was beefin.

  • WalkingL
    WalkingL 4 days ago +1

    The Suns could quite possibly be the best team in the league if they kept that coaching duo. The 3's would be everywhere. D'Antoni and Kerr.

  • Draven Flores-Rios
    Draven Flores-Rios 4 days ago

    5:56 “Before he emerged as an elite big man.”
    Wrong, Shaq was already emerged.
    (Watch Open Court decades talk if you don’t get the joke.)

  • Octavio Dominguez
    Octavio Dominguez 5 days ago

    Naw Shaq won 😂😂

  • Oscar Meza
    Oscar Meza 6 days ago

    Shaq is a a grown ass Immature child he said he was a bully when he was younger he still is man probably could of been the greatest player ever if he had Kobe’s mindset or a Tim Duncans

  • loc power
    loc power 6 days ago

    Shaq as Laker goes to 4 finals and a 3 Peat Champion, Howard comes to L.A and ruined our caps space, our picks, our trades and we miss playoffs for 5 years. As an LA native I'm going for Shaq, his jersey hags in Staples with a statue out side. Howard only hurt my team.

  • Robbie Fishing
    Robbie Fishing 7 days ago +1

    In the interview Dwight is wearing a Superman pin on his suit

  • FBI Agent
    FBI Agent 8 days ago

    Shaq is a bully just like Charles Barkley was

  • FBI Agent
    FBI Agent 8 days ago

    Ik he isn’t a big name but the dunk contest in Charlotte proved Hamidou Diallo is superman

  • Kashaun Morris
    Kashaun Morris 9 days ago

    I don’t see anywhere when Dwight was immature rather than humbly defending himself. None of as a human would like to be publicly shamed and played down by anyone, nonetheless an IDOL.
    I wouldn’t call it a beef.
    Just one picking on the other


    Both cocksuckers

  • Brock Mak
    Brock Mak 10 days ago

    12:30 Maybe, but Brook also shoots outside now.

  • Brock Mak
    Brock Mak 10 days ago

    Still can't beat the Shaq-JaVale beef.

  • unbreakableone
    unbreakableone 11 days ago

    Shaq only knows how to punch down.

  • AP Mdlalana
    AP Mdlalana 11 days ago

    Two full grown black man fighting over who is fictional comic character. OK

  • RealSteelJyn
    RealSteelJyn 11 days ago

    Biggest thing about shaq is his ego. He wrong for this.

  • TheUltimateBastich
    TheUltimateBastich 12 days ago

    There's no denying that Shaq is a very dumb man. He's like a court jester.

  • BboyZoinks
    BboyZoinks 12 days ago

    As a lakers local fan, Dwight is a good guy, but you do need balls when playing in a competitive sport, that’s why love called him soft and why Shaq and Kobe respect each other with all the bs that’s happened but I like Dwight

  • Vivian Burton
    Vivian Burton 14 days ago

    Shaq thanks so much ..u saved the day .. very comical take care ... shaqs a great dad .. ur the best shot out to shonnie girl power 😘😂😜😎

  • Nicholas Edwards
    Nicholas Edwards 15 days ago

    Lets remember, that "beef" Shaq had with D-Rob coming up was completely manufactured by him.

  • Martin Warford
    Martin Warford 16 days ago

    Shaq got a point though. Hoeward bit Shaq's style real hard.

  • The Rated Rockstar™ Official Channel

    Last man who call they self Superman "Still ain't got no rings!" And never will get none sadly

  • Cam x Cam
    Cam x Cam 17 days ago

    "You're not Superman, I'm Superman."
    "I'm Superman."
    "Nooo, _I'M_ Superman!"
    "I'm Superman."

  • John Sim
    John Sim 20 days ago

    Shaq is a big baby just watch him on TNT always brings up rings he craves attention, just so childish

  • Eric Fleet
    Eric Fleet 21 day ago

    Wait... you showed his "beef" with The Admiral? The beef where Shaq made up lies about David Robinson and David didn't retaliate? That is the hardship that Shaq had to go through? Shaq completely started the beef, denigrated someone who is among the most respectable people in the league and THAT illustrates the hardship that Shaq went through? Seriously?

  • Kel Walls
    Kel Walls 21 day ago

    Calling Brook Lopez an old school big man hasn't really aged well

  • UnsungHero74
    UnsungHero74 24 days ago

    Shaq is often playing nice guy but he is a master in passive agressive, can be super petty and dumb. I think Dwight is probably not super smart, and probably too kind for the NBA

  • night Raider
    night Raider 25 days ago

    I am a Laker fan and I saw Shaquille O'Neal play and I saw the Dwight Howard play Shaquille O'Neal won championships with the Lakers and Dwight Howard was the idiot on the Laker team

  • Vaughn Pedroso
    Vaughn Pedroso 26 days ago

    for a "super man" title shaq got butt hurt so much. lol

  • TX orangefish
    TX orangefish 27 days ago

    This isn’t even beef Dwight was pretty chill the whole time

  • cha sam
    cha sam 27 days ago +1

    Shaq moldio y envidioso

  • ReallyNotMateo
    ReallyNotMateo 28 days ago

    Dwight Howard gotta have one of the most underrated careers ever, i dont understand the disrespect lol

  • Shivan Anirudhra
    Shivan Anirudhra 28 days ago

    Lol this dude spends his life over analysing old NBA drama
    That's sad lol

  • Terri Stephenson
    Terri Stephenson Month ago

    Can we just... appreciate how spot-on Dwight's impressions are?



  • Jibzy Luigi
    Jibzy Luigi Month ago

    Just because of using Superman without his permission...? Damn, and the media making their immature fight a huge deal?

  • Da IBM
    Da IBM Month ago

    Neither of them look like superman LOL

  • Jaren Montaos
    Jaren Montaos Month ago

    Shaq is so childish and weak minded that's why in the playoffs Dennis Rodman easily psycho Shaq out of his game

  • Chiko was here
    Chiko was here Month ago

    I've been saying this for a decade. If Dwight put on a Shaq Orlando Magic jersey, and then put the cape over it. Shaq would've never been upset.

  • go bot
    go bot Month ago

    Dwight seems like a nice dude just trying to have fun.

  • Shawn Baker
    Shawn Baker Month ago


  • Pipo Gonzalez
    Pipo Gonzalez Month ago

    Out of all the nicknames Shaq has ever given himself he forget one: The BS- The Big Sensitive.

  • Head173
    Head173 Month ago

    Who gets to be Superman is NOT, I repeat NOT stupid! You can’t have super powers and be Supes. You have to save the world! Get the comparison?.. just saying.

  • HopelessMunz
    HopelessMunz Month ago

    Anyone who doesn’t think this is for publicity is a fool.

  • Mafia
    Mafia Month ago

    I don't have much against Shaq, but he is petty as hell and not a very good commentator.

  • Mafia
    Mafia Month ago

    Dwight can never be what Shaq has become. He had potential, but it all fell apart when he let Kobe get in his head. Ever since Kobe called him soft, he has crumbled.

  • XxRJcoolxX
    XxRJcoolxX Month ago


  • Billy William
    Billy William Month ago

    Shaq is probably one of the most entertaining creative athletes of this era while at the same time being one of the most selfish,petty attention addicted pre Madonnas ever. As for Howard he was always a nobody outside those 3 seasons 08-10

  • J Ken
    J Ken Month ago

    Shaq = Superman
    Dwight = Wonder Woman

  • John Neville
    John Neville Month ago

    Yes, Shaq can be a bully, but the fact that he "relinquished the Superman title to the Greek Freak" (14:57) shows that he could sense that Dwight was just too damn soft to be compared to him. Dwight does not belong in the Hall of Fame, though he will probably get voted in.

  • aznpikachu215
    aznpikachu215 Month ago

    Honestly, both players are childish when you look at it at the end of the day.

  • Trey McCain
    Trey McCain Month ago

    This is the most childish back and forth between two grown men I've ever seen.

  • Oiouthas
    Oiouthas Month ago

    “Shaq’s a bum” - Charles Barkley (lol)

  • Partyin Door
    Partyin Door Month ago

    Shaq eats petty fried rice every day lmaooo

  • Partyin Door
    Partyin Door Month ago

    lmaooooo @7:23

  • ynot
    ynot Month ago

    Howard never improved on his skillset but Shaq can be a thin skinned ass

  • Thizlam
    Thizlam Month ago

    Lmao shaq petty af

  • Trevor Rich
    Trevor Rich Month ago

    i love shaq favorite player ever

  • Joshua C
    Joshua C Month ago +1

    Shaq is a punk. Crying over Pat Riley, crying over Kobe, crying because someone wanted to emulate him. I can't believe how little Shaq is.

  • Elite Soulfly
    Elite Soulfly Month ago

    Well Shaq is an idiot but he did get one thing right. Giannis was Superman. To bad Shaq called that a year or two after everyone else. And Shaq earning his star is preposterous. The dude was a fan favorite in high school breaking backboards bein labeled as the next big thing. His first ever shoes cost more than Jordan’s did by nearly 100 full dollars as a rookie. The notion that Shaq earned the nickname Superman when he came into the league claiming it. Is stupid af.

  • Jordan Gonzalez
    Jordan Gonzalez Month ago


  • George Blankenship
    George Blankenship Month ago

    You call the magic almost losing in 7 games to a Celtics team without Garnett "cruising through the first 2 rounds" lol

  • Mickey McLane
    Mickey McLane Month ago

    Shaq said Andrew Bynum was better than Dwight Howard 😂

  • Erik Hopkins
    Erik Hopkins Month ago

    No wonder Shaq weighs about 400 lbs! All that beef with other players.

  • TJ Silverlake
    TJ Silverlake Month ago

    Shaq is petty.

  • Matthew Alexander
    Matthew Alexander 2 months ago +1

    shaq rapping over the same beat as big shaq got me like

  • XreziX Plays
    XreziX Plays 2 months ago

    shaq better not make dwight join golden state

  • Ultrasounn' Entertainment

    Dwight can never say anything anymore lol. After those tranny allegations

  • Robert Keller
    Robert Keller 2 months ago

    the trade to the suns was the worst trade in history

  • GatorGirl04
    GatorGirl04 2 months ago

    Shaq vs Javale McGee....Diesel was lil shook by Javale's tattling.

  • Joshua Ohale
    Joshua Ohale 2 months ago

    Shaq was a childish coward

  • Joshua Ohale
    Joshua Ohale 2 months ago

    They didn’t cruise through the first two rounds the Celtics pushed them to 7games without Kevin Garnett.

  • Super Mega Foxy Awesome Hot

    Shaq is right, but no one else should or has the right to disrespect Dwight.

  • Peter Drummey
    Peter Drummey 2 months ago


  • b_whiteman
    b_whiteman 2 months ago

    Kobe be getting Shaq his rings thoe

  • b_whiteman
    b_whiteman 2 months ago

    Dwight pulled a Yao Ming on Shaq

  • God's celebrity
    God's celebrity 2 months ago

    Shaq was the 50 cent of the NBA

  • Wesley Hall
    Wesley Hall 2 months ago

    This is my favorite beef guy! Lol

  • Underworld Films
    Underworld Films 2 months ago

    This beef is mad silly (and couldve been) avoided!!!

  • Marc Travis
    Marc Travis 2 months ago

    Imagine being so petty that you repeatedly mock someone (because you like the same superhero) who has excelled in the same craft as you, instead of picking them up and saying "good job."

  • prforpricans
    prforpricans 2 months ago

    D12 is a all time great center people just dislike him alot.

  • Maximus Wolfe
    Maximus Wolfe 2 months ago

    Can't they both enter into oblivion?

  • APE like
    APE like 2 months ago

    Shaq is a '7 foot A**hole. HA HA HA HA

  • naz salabarria
    naz salabarria 2 months ago


  • HUMBLEDJJerry Charles
    HUMBLEDJJerry Charles 2 months ago

    Its not Dumb its funny. 😂😂😅😂😂😂😅😂😅😂

  • Seung Yang
    Seung Yang 2 months ago

    Dwight is Bizarro Superman.

  • teto85
    teto85 2 months ago

    Emotional babies.

  • Nathan Pinarski
    Nathan Pinarski 2 months ago +1

    I’m Batman