Shaq Sees A Lot Of Himself In DeMarcus Cousins

09/24/2013 01:26 PM

During a press conference today where he was introduced as a minority owner of the Sacramento Kings, Shaquille O’Neal explained that one of the major reasons he was interested in being a part of the team was former Cat DeMarcus Cousins. O’Neal said when he looks at Cousins, he sees “a young Shaquille O’Neal”.

Here’s a clip where he discusses mentoring the young center:

Be sure to watch KSTV tonight at 7:30pm and 11:00pm for more from Shaq, as well as a look into UK’s basketball practice with Eric Lindsey from

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.


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