Shaq is one of Esquire magazines Most Extraordinary Men Alive in the upcoming issue, but, in the interview, he says the lowest point of life was when, as a 13- year-old juvenile delinquent, he nearly beat another teen to death.
The hoops star says a guy ratted him out for throwing something in class, but when Shaq caught up to him after class, he kicked the kid until he went into an epileptic seizure.
Luckily, a motorist pulled over and saved the kids life.
In Shaqs words, If that guy hadnt come, the kid might have died, and Id have been done, done, done. I was a different person from that day on.
Besides Shaq, the other extraordinary men named in the mag include: Access Hollywood host Billy Bush; Billy Bob Thorton; Val Kilmer; Donald Rumsfeld; Family Guy creator, Seth MacFarlane; Brian Williams and Howard Stern.
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