Shaquille O’Neal in his latest post on Twitter shared a photo of him sleeping in a hospital bed. The 15x NBA All-Star shared the photo on Sunday, which has left the fans concerned about his health. However, with no information about what the former NBA champion is going through has left the fans curious. Despite being kept in the dark by Big Diesel, fans on Twitter have sent out well wishes for the former Los Angeles Lakers man.
In the photo shared by Shaq, it appears, that he is lying unconscious and asleep on a hospital bed. However, he does have his phone in his hands, which might serve as a relief, as things might not be as serious as they look. The big guy captioned the photo to his colleagues from NBA on TNT, Ernie Johnson, and Candace Parker. “I’m always watching @TurnerSportsEJ and @Candance_Parker miss y’all,” captioned O’Neal.
i’m always watching @TurnerSportsEJ and @Candace_Parker miss y’all pic.twitter.com/4tY4X6v1Pj
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) March 19, 2023
With no explanation of the situation, people were left with speculations about what is going on with Shaq. There was no confirmed report about Shaq’s situation, nonetheless, with him holding his phone, it could not be a serious condition. The fans are eagerly waiting to hear about Shaq’s condition soon from the big man himself.
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However, in the Big Podcast on NBA on TNT, Shaq revealed his hip replacement surgery date as March 15th. It is the reason why Shaq was in a hospital bed in the first place. He underwent successful hip surgery.
He is recovering from the surgery after all it takes 2-4 weeks for a person to recover from that kind of surgery. The doctors are keeping Shaq under observation to make sure everything is well and good.
to all the people who are worried and concerned. first off , let me say thank you. And lastly no need to worry, just had to get some BBL WORK AKA #hipreplacement. Thanks and love you all. but no need to worry and yes i’m fine. pic.twitter.com/cnmLn58YDy
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) March 21, 2023
Shaq took to Twitter to inform his fans that he indeed underwent a hip replacement surgery. “to all the people who are worried and concerned. first off , let me say thank you. And lastly no need to worry, just had to get some BBL WORK AKA #hipreplacement. Thanks and love you all. but no need to worry and yes i’m fine,” O’Neal captioned in his post.
Despite all the concerns, all we can do is hope and pray that Big Diesel makes a quick and full recovery. It will be curious to see if he will make an appearance on Inside the NBA. After all the doubts are cleared and undergoing successful surgery, the fans can take a sigh of relief, after the news from Shaq.