Re-watch Shaquille O'Neal, Yao Ming and Allen Iverson's Hall of Fame speeches

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The Hall of Fame ceremony was a great night that threw up some incredible moments as NBA legends Yao Ming, Allen Iverson and Shaquille O'Neal were part of a highly-impressive group to be enshrined. 

Houston Rockets legend and China's biggest export to basketball produced a brilliant speech to open the night while Iverson's emotion and pride were clear for all to see. While Shaq, well he was acting like typical Shaq; as funny and entertaining as ever.

The ceremony in Springfield, Massachusetts involved some fantastic moments from all and you can re-watch every acceptance speech as they are available on the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's YouTube channel.


The Big Aristotle delighted the crowd as he joked about Phil Jackson and Kobe Bryant and brought his usual charisma to the stage. 


The Answer stayed true to himself and spoke with pure emotion throughout his acceptance speech as he thanked the likes of Biggie Smalls and Tupac for inspiring him.

Yao's joke about Iverson was arguably the best moment of the night, he spoke with true pride and appreciation.

It really was a great night, enjoy the highlights.

Shaquille O'Neal
Philadelphia 76ers
Atlantic Division
Eastern Conference
Houston Rockets
Southwest Division
Western Conference
L.A. Lakers
Pacific Division
Allen Iverson

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