Shaquille O’Neal said he would intentionally get in foul trouble in Denver so he could avoid battling the mile-high atmosphere.
During the Nuggets-Spurs game on TNT on Tuesday, Shaq revealed that he would “foul shave” in the Mile High City.
"I used to be so tired I couldn't breathe… I was struggling."
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 14, 2018
“I used to foul shave in Denver. The whole game. Because I used to be so tired I couldn’t breathe. Here are three quick fouls.
“Phil [Jackson]’s like, ‘I know what you’re doing.’ I’m like, Yeah, I’m foul shaving. I’m not putting up with all this.”