Likely out, Shaq sends Mark Cuban a video

November, 8, 2010
11/08/10
12:49
PM CT
DALLAS -- The Big Shamrock, the latest incarnation of Shaquille O'Neal, is not expected to play tonight when the Boston Celtics, nine-point winners over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night, make their lone trip to the American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks.

O'Neal's been out since Oct. 29 because of a right knee bruise sustained when he collided with New York Knicks center Amare Stoudemire. Shaq got off to a pretty good start with his latest team through three games. Starting all three, he averaged 8.7 points and 5.3 rebounds in 20.7 minutes.

If he doesn't play tonight, it's too bad since the big man is always fun to see on the court and he loves to clown around with Mavs owner Mark Cuban. That doesn't mean Shaq won't have his fun. In fact, he already has. Shaq took to his Twitter account Sunday night and sent a tweet to Cuban that included an attached video.

The tweet read: "Dear mark Cuban I'm leavin Oklahoma driving to Dallas rt now, it's on"

The accompanying 2 1/2-minute video is Shaq filming himself in the car theatrically lip-synching to some rock ballad blaring from his stereo.

Weird, wild stuff.

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