Shaquille O’Neal Gets Candid About His Surgery – Gives Fan Truthful Update

One of the most well-liked athletes the NBA has ever produced is Shaquille O’Neal. Since the beginning of his career, he has played a pivotal role in the world of popular culture.

The former NBA player is now 51 years old and recently underwent significant surgery.

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Read reading to find more about Shaquille O’Neals newest health update.

Concerns were understandably expressed when news spread that former NBA great Shaquille O’Neal was undergoing surgery. But, the ex-NBA player went to social media to calm his fans’ concerns.

He said, “I’m always watching @TurnerSportsEJ and @Candace Parker miss y’all.” in the caption of an Instagram image.

He then went on to express gratitude to his fans for their concern by writing, “To all the people who are worried and concerned. first off, let me say thank you.”

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He followed with writing, “And lastly no need to worry, just had to get some BBL WORK AKA #hipreplacement. Thanks and love you all. But no need to worry and yes I’m fine.” Making a joke about getting a cosmetic procedure done to his butt as is popular with a lot of social media influencers and celebrities in Hollywood.

A fan asked the ex-athlete if the surgery hurt, and Shaq replied, “Hell yes.” Seeing this, some of the other fans chimed in to say that they had surgery and recovered much more quickly. “I had one done 1-11 and getting the other one done Thursday. It don’t hurt,” one fan wrote.

His friends also made hilarious jabs at the player. Nate Jackson wrote, “I’m glad you’re ok. But while you’re there have them fix yo feet.” While Rick Fox added, “Good to know bro the Hips Don’t Lie right @shakira? I got to get one next – 3 [trophies] come at a price.”

We are overjoyed to hear that Shaquille O’Neal is well and strong. We hope he gets well soon and returns to his old self!

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