Shaquille O’Neal -- a Bull? It never came close, according to the future
"They never really contacted me," O'Neal told me over the phone Wednesday before correcting himself. "They did a little bit last year, but it was too late."
O'Neal -- who was promoting his All Star Comedy Jam at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino Nov. 4 -- didn't specify exactly why it was too late. And when asked if he would have liked to play for the Bulls during his 19-year career, O'Neal was vague.
"Chicago is a great city," O'Neal said. "I have relatives there. It's beautiful and very hospitable."
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