Shareef O’Neal, son of NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, has commited to play basketball at Arizona.
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Shareef O’Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, appeared to let his temper get the best of him in a Nike EYBL Peach Jam game on Thursday.
The four-star 2018 power forward out of Southern California committed to the Arizona Wildcats in April.
In a video posted by ballislife.com, O’Neal throws the ball at an opponent’s head.
Early in the video, Shareef appears to get frustrated with some aggressive play in the paint before throwing the ball at his opponent.
Shareef plays for California Supreme along with Bol Bol, the son of former NBA player Manute Bol.
California Supreme lost the game to CIA Bounce, 100-87.
Shareef scored 15 points in the game.
NBC Sports college basketball writer Rob Dauster tweeted that Shareef wasn’t punished after the play.
Shareef chose the Wildcats over USC, UCLA, Kentucky and his father’s former school, LSU, before the Tigers fired coach Johnny Jones.
The Cal Supreme team has many ties to the Wildcats. Former UA standout Miles Simon has coached for them, while current guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright played for the club, as has incoming UA freshman DeAndre Ayton.
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