Shaq Extends Invite to Scottie Pippen for His Podcast

Shaquille O'Neal, Scottie Pippen

Shaq Extends Invite to Scottie Pippen for His Podcast

Four-time NBA champion willing to squash beef with Hall of Fame forward.

Published August 10, 2015

Shaquille O'Neal and Scottie Pippen lit up social media last month with their back-and-forth Instagram feud about whether a team of Los Angeles Lakers legends would defeat a squad of Chicago Bulls greats.

The exchange, which included Shaq calling Pippen a "bum" and "sidekick," seemingly ended with Pippen flashing all six of his NBA championship rings on IG.

Game over, @shaq. All that's ever mattered to me is winning and we did plenty of that in Chicago...

A photo posted by Scottie Pippen (@scottiepippen) on

Even though things seemed to be icy between two of the greatest players ever, Shaq seems like he's ready to move on, even opening up the opportunity for the Bulls' Hall of Famer to join him on his podcast.

Speaking with TMZ Sports, O'Neal essentially said he was having fun with Pippen and the entertaining Instagram war of words. He also extended the olive branch to invite Pippen on The Big Podcast With Shaq.

"I would love to have him on," Shaq told TMZ. "I ain't tripping."

Coincidentally, Michael Jordan, teammate of Pippen's on the six-time-champion Bulls, caught wind of the O'Neal-Pippen debate over the Lakers and Bulls and recently gave his two cents.

"I just felt like he was just talking. It's a debate," Jordan said to his youth campers recently, as reported as ESPN. "The thing is that we would never know. I think we would have killed them. He thinks they would have killed us. You guys decide. It's just a debate."

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla


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