Shaquille O'Neal a GM in Orlando? Magic in the Making: BR5

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When sports fans think of Shaquille O'Neal, they may think of him as one of the most dominating players to ever play the game of basketball or as a gentle-giant comedian. On the other hand, the future NBA Hall of Fame center has his share of memorable gigs in the spotlight as a rapper, actor and sheriff's deputy. Not to mention, he has a Ph.D.

Now, the 7'1", 325-pound star may be switching his game up a bit.

ESPN tweeted that the "Rapping Genie" may meet with the Orlando Magic to discuss the possibility of taking a front office position.

Which role would he fill? General manager.

This is a huge step up from Shaq Daddy's most recent job as a basketball analyst on TNT. 

O'Neal has zero front office experience, but the Magic think it may be a good way to assist team efforts in keeping their current center Dwight Howard by signing him to a new deal.

The former first-round 1992 NBA Draft pick began his career during the 1992-1993 season with the Magic and stayed there until the 1995-1996 season. Following his four-year stay with the club, he played for the Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics.

O'Neal's final season came with the Celtics 2010-2011. In 37 games, he averaged 9.2 points and 4.8 rebounds in 20.3 minutes per game.

If the Newark, N.J., native takes the job, will his team's 2012-2013 winning percentage be better than his career .527 free throw percentage? Let us know below!

 

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