With the 2022-23 NBA season right around the corner, many have no clue what to expect from the Brooklyn Nets. A lot of that will have to do with how Ben Simmons returns and fits with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Simmons has been in the news recently, not simply because of his game on the court, but also his opinion of NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal off the court.

O’Neal has always been open and free with criticism, as well as talking about who he likes in the league. One thing that connects O’Neal with Simmons would be the fact that they both played at LSU in college.

In a recent quote, Simmons took a brutal shot at O’Neal and basically called the legendary big man fake.

“He always wants to say were LSU brothers, this and that.