Shaq joining the Kings? Smart move

Updated: September 25, 2013, 1:16 AM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

Sometimes the healthiest food tastes the worst. So ignore the sour flavor that accompanies the term "Sacramento Kings part-owner Shaquille O'Neal," an aftertaste still lingering from those Lakers-Kings playoff battles at the turn of the century, and focus on the positive signal it sends: a playing career should be a step, not a final destination.

Not enough players set team ownership as their target. They don't realize that anything else is just living as a tenant, rather than a ...

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