Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Shaq's financial goals


I guess Shaq could have earned more than $20 million a year, but he settled for that salary so the Heat could get better players to surround him. I wish I could "settle" for $100 million. And what's a Shaq story without a Shaq quote?

"I'm very excited about my new agreement with the Heat," O'Neal said in a statement released by the team. "This contract allows me to address all of my family's long-term financial goals while allowing the Heat the ability to acquire those players that we need to win a championship."
Anyone care to guess what the long-term financial goals for Shaq's family is.

1 comment:

The Godfather said...

It's funny because when he was in LA, he always talked about retiring early. I wonder if he was just that unhappy in LA (this was before it got really bad with Kobe) or the money was just too much to turn down.

I used to hate Shaq, but he really matured as a player and individual over his career. I also used to think Kobe was just an overall good guy. Now he has shown his true character.