Sheriff O’Neal, son of Los Angeles Lakers legend Shaquille O’Neal, was signed by the team as an uncertified free agent a few weeks ago.
He got instant serve during the NBA Summer League earlier this month and averaged 4.8 points and 3.8 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game while shooting 44.4 percent from the field.
The younger O’Neal hasn’t played much college ball due to injury and health issues, and he is He is said to have had a disagreement With his father about his desire to drop out of college while leaving one year of eligibility.
The 22-year-old mega man will join NBA G League Ignite while earning a good income.
The G League Ignite is a team within the G League that is meant to be a development environment for young players hoping to make a big league team someday.
Younger player O’Neill needs more time on the court in order to develop into anything that will become a player, but some feel it’s an interesting prospect.
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