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Shaq: The Big Renewal

-Shaquille O誰eal and Turner Sports Reach Multi-Year Extension

-Expanded Role to Include TNT痴 Inside the NBA & NBA on TNT Tuesday Night Coverage, Along with Entertainment & Creative Projects Throughout WarnerMedia Portfolio


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Can U Dig It?A Basketball Hall of Famer with larger-than-life personality, Shaquille O誰eal has reached a multi-year extension with Turner Sports that will expand the scope of his responsibilities throughout the WarnerMedia portfolio. In true Shaq fashion, following is a breakdown of some of the skills he値l display as part of the new deal.

The Big Analytical

A 15-time NBA All-Star and four-time NBA Champion, O誰eal will continue in his role as studio analyst for TNT痴 Sports Emmy Award winningInside the NBA, along with theNBA on TNT Tuesday Nightfranchise.

He値l also appear on NBA TV and contribute to NBA.com. His NBA TV airtime will include a new show in development on 典he Business of Basketball, with more details to be announced at a later date.

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O誰eal will expand theever-popularShaqtin-a-Foolfranchise to include new genres and platforms to reach an even broader set of passionate fans.

DJ Diesel

When he痴 not in a mosh pit, he痴 mixing tracks and audiences will be able to see him as part of theCNN New Year痴 Eve Liveshow in the years to come. Past DJ Diesel appearances have included him bumpin everything from large festivals like Tomorrowland to more intimate venues around the globe.

Shaq-Antino

O誰eal will serve as an executive producer for a number of projects with Turner Sports帳Bleacher Report. O誰eal and B/R will create new content that will combine his voice and the brand痴 ability to fuse experiences hitting the intersection of sports and culture. O誰eal has also reached a development deal with WarnerMedia entertainment networks as part of the new portfolio-wide agreement.

Audio Shaq

O誰eal痴 popular podcast will be distributed through the WarnerMedia Podcast Network beginning early next year.

Shaq Fu Coming to AEW?

Could Shaq return to the ring, making a cameo at a future All Elite Wrestling (AEW) event on TNT? We shall see.

典urner Sports is family to me even you, Chuck and I知 looking forward to working alongside my talented colleagues as we create many more Shaq-tastic moments in the years to come, saidO誰eal.

鉄haq is so critical to our success, and such a huge part of the heart and soul of our coverage, saidJeff Zucker, Chairman, WarnerMedia News and Sports. 展e are lucky to be able to have him as part of our family every single day, and I am personally so thrilled to see that continue for a long time to come.

鉄haquille痴 tenacity as a player and loyal teammate made him one of the best to ever do it on the court, and those skills have translated to his contributions as a broadcaster, saidTara August, Senior Vice President of Talent Services & Special Projects, Turner Sports. 滴is fun, infectious personality is engaging, entertaining and beloved by fans. We池e thrilled to extend and deepen our relationship with him for many years to come.

More About Superman

O誰eal joined Turner Sports in 2011, appearing as a studio analyst for TNT痴 critically acclaimedInside the NBAshow. His contributions have extended across a number of platforms, including additional shows and segments airing on TNT and NBA TV. He hosted the NBA Awards on TNT in 2019.

Prior to joining Turner Sports, O誰eal enjoyed a 19-year NBA career after being drafted first overall in 1992. A three-time NBA Finals MVP, he won four NBA Championships (three with the Los Angeles Lakers and one with the Miami Heat), was a 15-time NBA All-Star and ranks eighth on the NBA痴 all-time scoring list. In September 2016, O誰eal was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Editor痴 note from Charles:Shaq currently has more endorsement deals than we can list in this release.

About Turner Sports
Turner Sports, a division of WarnerMedia, is an industry leader in the delivery of premium sports content across all platforms, widely recognized for its long-standing partnerships with the NBA, Major League Baseball and NCAA Division I Men痴 Basketball Championship. The Turner Sports portfolio includes two of the hottest digital destinations for young sports fans in Bleacher Report and House of Highlights, along with the B/R Live streaming platform and ELEAGUE, a leading gaming and esports entertainment brand. Turner Sports co-manages NBA Digital comprised of NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE Pass, the NBA App and NBAGLEAGUE.com as well as NCAA.com and the NCAA March Madness Live suite of products.


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