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Intercepted: Shaq Traded to the Cavaliers

DENVER - FEBRUARY 20:   (L-R) LeBron James #23 and Shaquille O'Neal #32 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars smile on the bench in the final moments of the East's win over the Western Conference All-Stars the 54th All-Star Game, part of 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend at Pepsi Center on February 20, 2005 in Denver, Colorado.  The East won 125-115.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
XIKhai GContributor IJune 25, 2009

Like we didn't see this coming...Shaquille O'Neal traded to the Cavaliers. If Shaq had a million dollars for every young superstar basketball one step away from a championship who's careers he's helped launch, he'd be a very rich man. Oh wait...HE does and he's on his way to making more for another one!

The NBA just got 10 times more interesting. In a "stunning" move the Phoenix Suns, fresh off of yet another disappointing season (I still love you A'mare) and financially hurting had to trade their only hope for a championship player Shaquille O'Neal to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Yes...THIS Cleveland. Btw, I know EVERY word to this song!

Their economy is sure to get a boost not only from the signing ALONE, but the reward teams get from the signing in the end. We all know what happens when the Diesel comes to town (see Kobe & D. Wade) So it's only a matter of time before he brings one to Cleveland. I wonder what the stories will ready after Shaq wins a championship FOR LeBron. Will the discussion and criticism towards Kobe be passed onto King James now that Kobe has secured his Shaq-less ring?

Hmmmm...only time will tell tell but I'm calling an early Kobe/Gasol- LeBron/Shaq finals! Yup heard it here first!

Sorry Chocolate Shoulders the original "Superman" is back in East! The Cavs just got DIESELED!

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