Shaq’s $50,000 move for Buffalo shooting victims proves he’s a Hall-of-fame person
Shaquille O’Neal has long been known for his loose grip on his wallet when it comes to helping out others. The former Los Angeles Lakers icon added to his philanthropic reputation with his decision to push through with his DJ gig in Buffalo.
According to TMZ Sports, Shaq was reportedly hesitant to push through with an event wherein he was slated to perform as “DJ Diesel” given that tragedy that occurred in Buffalo just last month. But instead of reneging from obligation, he pushed through and made a heartwarming gesture for the family of the retired police officer who was killed during the shooting:
Shaq‘s generosity knows no limits — the NBA legend is donating the $50,000 he was set to make from a DJ gig in Buffalo to the family of one of the shooting victims.
Before Shaq got busy on the ones-and-twos … he met with the widow and son of Aaron Salter Jr., the retired police officer who was shot and killed while heroically trying to stop the gunman inside Tops supermarket in Buffalo from killing more innocent people.
Shaquille O’Neil is one of the major financial success stories in the NBA, parlaying his wealth from his playing days into a successful empire of businesses.
With all the fortune he’s been blessed with, Shaq never fails to share with the rest of the world whenever the opportunity arises.