Not long ago, NBA great Shaquille O’Neal was in an Atlanta-area jewelry store and ended up buying an engagement ring – but was unable to offer it to anyone.The former Laker saw a man buy the ring and offered to. Buy it for him
The gestures were captured on the camera and the video went viral quickly. Seeing Shaq trickily took out his credit card and handed it to the store clerk as the stranger was preparing to pay. The two shook hands and posed for a photo.
The basketball star became a sports commentator, talking about gifts during the NBA aftershow on Tuesday night. “This happened yesterday, I was in Zales, looking for new earrings, and I saw a man,”; Shaq told his co-host.
After joking about the fact that celebrity Halls are still shopping for themselves, Shaq told the co-host what to expect next. “I saw that man, he was very embarrassed, he said. ‘Hey, how much do I have to pay for the ring?’ ”
That’s when Shaq hovered in and offered to cover it up.
“This is what I do every day,” Shaq said, adding that he and his mother bought furniture recently and offered to pay a mother with an autistic daughter. Makes people happy so whenever I leave the house I just try, “He said.
Shaq said that the man who bought that ring was “Diligent lad,” and the ring was in the crevices. “I said, ‘You know what? Tell your boyfriend I understand, take care of you,’ and at first he didn’t want to accept it,” Shaq said. That guy doesn’t worry, he does it all the time.
“I’m just trying to make people smile,” he said.