NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal saved from drowning by group of kids in resort pool in hilarious TikTok clip
- The TikTok user later posted an update, joking that the kids saved Shaq with CPR
- The NBA legend was in Hawaii to DJ at The Republik, a nightclub in Honolulu
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NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal had to be rescued from ‘drowning’ by a group of children while on vacation.
The former player showed off his wholesome side while on vacation in Honolulu, Hawaii over the weekend.
The big man had to be ‘saved’ by a hoard of children, who gave their best Baywatch impression to deliver him to safety after he ‘drowned.’ Thankfully for his fans, he was just joking.
Shaq was filmed entertaining the group of kids in the pool at a family resort where he pretended to ‘drown.’
Towering over the gaggle of children, Shaq declared he was ‘drowning’ before flopping into the water.
NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal had to be rescued from ‘drowning’ by a group of children
The big man declared he was ‘drowning’ before he flopped into the water in front of the kids
While one kid hilariously shrugged his shoulders and said deadpan, ‘what a shame,’ the others quickly scrambled to get him to shore.
It was no easy task for the youngsters as Shaq kept up his rouse but they eventually managed to flip his 7-foot-1 frame over and carry him Jesus style out of the water.
The heartwarming and hilarious interaction was captured on film by TikTok user @incatico and social media praised ‘adorable’ Shaq.
‘Honestly iconic that he’s out there playing with the kids,’ one TikTok user posted in the comments.
‘Shaq is a national treasure,’ another wrote as they hailed the NBA analyst. ‘He treats everyone so kindly and does a LOT for kids with his money and time!’
The TikTok user later posted an ‘update,’ joking that the kids had successfully given Shaq CPR
Another fan agreed as the posted: ‘Shaq is a national treasure and must be protected at all costs.’
Meanwhile, one person claimed that even the parents would have been alright with the interaction as they added: ‘The only stranger everyone just lets their kids go hang with because they know he’s safe.’
The fan later posted an ‘update,’ joking that the kids had successfully revived the basketball icon by administering him CPR.
Shaq was in Hawaii to DJ at The Republik, a nightclub in Honolulu and the fan also managed to capture a clip of the giant on the turn tables.