Angel Reese has become one of the biggest stars in the history of women's college basketball. Reese was a major factor in the LSU Tigers winning the 2023 National Championship. Since that game, Reese has gone on to become an icon for the sport. However, it started out with a heated debate over her in-game celebrations. Fans chose sides when Reese began celebrating the impending championship over Caitlin Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes. Thankfully that debate has been put to rest, and Reese is being celebrated for her play on the court.
Reese's play on the court has caught the eyes of many in the basketball world. Including NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal. Shortly after LSU's national title run, Shaq was asked about his thoughts on the college basketball star. Shaq didn't hold back on his high praise for Reese. The LSU legend claimed that Reese is the greatest athlete to ever attend LSU. Those comments are high praise considering how many great athletes have once called LSU home. However, Reese recently told Shaq to maybe slam the brakes on those claims.
Angel Reese Doesn't Want G.O.A.T. Claim Just Yet
Reese recently spoke about Shaq's comments during an interview with the Breakfast Club. During the interview, Reese told the crew what she said to Shaq about his comments. "Do you know how much pressure you just put on me?" Reese stated that Shaq didn't seem to care about the pressure Reese must be feeling. However, Reese isn't done with her legacy in Baton Rouge. The Tigers star will be returning next season to write another chapter in an already memorable legacy.
However, some past LSU athletes didn't agree with Shaq's comments on Reese. Olympic athlete Lolo Jones eviscerated Shaq's comments on Reese being the greatest LSU athlete. But Jones didn't disrespect her fellow Tiger. Jones claims she is a big fan of Reese, However, giving her the title of greatest athlete to ever attend LSU is disrespectful to those that have come before her. Do you agree with Shaq that Angel Reese is the greatest athlete to ever attend LSU? Please give us your opinions in the comment section. For the latest news in sports, keep it right here at HNHH.