Shaquille O'Neal Fell on 'Inside the NBA' and the Internet Memes Keep Coming

Dan Carson@@DrCarson73Trending Lead WriterMay 7, 2015


As a rare change of pace, an absurd and funny thing occurred on Inside the NBA that was unscripted and completely out of left field.

Shaquille O'Neal, the biggest of big trees, fell hard on the set Wednesday night after trying to run to the big screen with Kenny Smith. Having unwittingly entangled his leg in a cord, O'Neal leaped from the platform and ripped a monitor out of the on-set desk.

He hit the ground hard, and the denizens of the Internet fired up Photoshop before his body could even come to rest on the studio floor.

Shaq, who is uninjured and in high spirits, embraced the moment and fed himself joyfully into the turning gears of the Meme Machine. 


Whoever makes me the best meme of me bustin my ass (like this one) wins $500 cash. Go. #shaqtinafall http://t.co/3skU2UUUWj

Everyone chipped in, with SB Nation's perennially strong visual team leading the charge:

SB Nation @SBNation

.@SHAQ fell down, release the memessssssssssss http://t.co/kqf9LH4l2y http://t.co/NZOwHYcX2T

Rob Perez @World_Wide_Wob


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Josh Rosales @JoshRosales830

Had to get in on #shaqtinafall! #downgoesshaq @SHAQ @TheRock http://t.co/Mgf7Mf1Tve


Maymeather vs shaqiou http://t.co/951Ct3i6sS

Rob Perez @World_Wide_Wob

THIS. IS. SPARTA!!! @SHAQ http://t.co/ZiYnGa9tAw

🅓🅤🅝🅚🅢 @adunkel2016

@SHAQ #shaqtinafall made this one http://t.co/MOmLSeSopQ

Robert Littal @BSO

Twitter Reacts to Shaq Falling Out of His Chair on TNT (Video) http://t.co/VAtzgF67Xa http://t.co/h3vQNciwht


This guy is winning so far keepem comin http://t.co/wZQM8DdMdg

Connor 🌹 @alsoconnor

race of the century @NBAonTNT @SHAQ http://t.co/AiLMXQANOa

Erica🕉 @yogawithericak

I love the internet y'all 😂 @SHAQ http://t.co/eFbzHACs0g

J.E. Skeets @jeskeets

My favorite #ShaqtinAFall meme comes via @FreeBeez4Mee. http://t.co/AH9y7UYLcv

Memes: one of the few redemptive aspects of the Internet.

UPDATE: May 8.

We have a winner!


And the winner is congrats the package is in the mail this is funny as hell http://t.co/UZD26B0HHh

Congrats, @FreeBeez4Mee.

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