Shaquille O’Neal says he would have no part of the super team building that’s going on in today’s NBA, which is an interesting take since he played on several teams which one might describe as “super.”

In an appearance Tuesday on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” O’Neal was asked if he would join a super team, namely the current Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers rosters, if he was still playing in this era. 

“Not one of those teams,” O’Neal said. “I’m from the era where guys wanted to compete and beat each other, so I would wait and see who’s teaming up and doing that and I would go on a team that needs a superstar, and I’d teach them guys how to beat the super teams.”

Perhaps Shaq suffers from a severe case of short-term memory loss about the rosters that he joined throughout his career.

Or his criteria for a “super team” is slightly different than everyone else.

O’Neal’s legacy is littered with super teams.

The Hall of Fame center played for the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics during his illustrious 19-year career. 

O’Neal won four NBA championships and made six NBA Finals appearances, which includes the his time in Orlando where he helped the Magic rise from a basement-dwelling Eastern Conference expansion team to the 1995 NBA Finals.

In Orlando, O’Neal was paired with superstar point guard Anfernee Hardaway — although the Magic did draft him No. 1 overall in 1992. 

O’Neal was traded to the Lakers in the summer of 1996 and went on to power Los Angeles to four consecutive NBA Finals from 2000 to 2004. Of course, O’Neal was paired up with a young Kobe Bryant and together they formed the cornerstone of the Lakers’ three-peat dynasty (2000, 2001 and 2002). 

But things didn’t work out between Bryant and O’Neal, so Shaq requested a trade to Miami and won the NBA title with the young Dwyane Wade-led Heat in 2006.

In 2008, O’Neal was traded to the Phoenix Suns, a team that featured Hall of Famers Steve Nash and Grant Hill, as well as Amar’e Stoudemire — although STAT only played in 53 games that season because of injury.

O’Neal bounced around at the end of his career. He was traded by the Suns to the LeBron James led Cavaliers before the 2009-10 season.

The Cavaliers were among the league’s elite teams, and won 61 regular season games but were eliminated from the Eastern Conference semifinals by the Boston Celtics.

After his one-year stint in Cleveland, the Celtics signed O’Neal to a two-year deal with Boston where he finished his career. But in Boston, the Celtics were stacked with four All-Stars including Rajon Rondo and the “Big Three” of Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. 

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