Shaquille O’Neal, Charles Barkley Weren’t Always Golf Buddies, as 1999 Fight Proves

Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley Weren't Always Golf Buddies, as 1999 Fight Proves Long before Shaquille O’Neal edged Charles Barkley in a friendly golf match, the two engaged in one of the NBA’s most memorable tiffs.

It was the fall of 1999 when Barkley, the Rockets’ forward, bounced a ball off Shaq’s head after a whistle that caused the Big Aristotle to attack.
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