A man of the people, former NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal took a break from last night’s appearance on TNT’s Inside the NBA for a quick selfie and a kiss with an adoring and apparently very passionate fan. We think those are tears of joy, though Kenny Smith may feel otherwise.
Worth noting: O’Neal is almost taller than his upright admirer while slouching in his seat.
Of course, former Lakers superstars have a history of inducing tears of passion in the wake of their greatness. After all, we’re still just a couple of years removed from this gem following Kobe Bryant’s appearance in Asia: