Shareef O’Neal has discovered a brand new house to play basketball subsequent yr. On Tuesday evening, the son Shaq hopped on Instagram and introduced that he’s going to be taking part in at UCLA subsequent season.
“HEADING TO UCLA ?? I do know my mother is glad I’m staying house LOL,” he captioned the image him together with his dad and mom.
O’Neal decommitted from Arizona over the weekend, after ESPN reported that FBI wiretaps intercepted telephone conversations between Arizona head coach Sean Miller and agent Christian Dawkins, who allegedly mentioned a $100,000 cost to convey five-star large man Deandre Ayton to play at Arizona this yr.
O’Neal, who’s 6-foot 10” tall & ranked 33 general within the class 2018, is understood for his long-range taking pictures and rebounding abilities. He has helped lead Santa Monica’s Crossroads into the Southern Section 2AA championship recreation towards Brentwood on Saturday at Azusa Pacific.
Shareef will be part of five-star heart Moses Brown and ESPN 100 prospects Jules Bernard, David Singleton III and Tyger Campbell at UCLA subsequent season, in addition to high-potential large man Kenny Nwuba. In truth, the Bruins are the primary faculty within the nation to land 5 ESPN 100 prospects within the 2018 class. However Duke has all the highest three large canine, which is first in historical past as effectively.
Check out the UCLA announcement (under) and tell us when you assume it is a good match.