Shaquille O'Neal has made the headlines because he paid for a young boy's funeral after the eleven-year-old was involved in a tragic accident that ended his life.
Read on to find out all the details surrounding this heartbreaking story...
Shaquille O'Neal is one of the most dominant forces in basketball.
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal was born in 1972.
During his time at Louisiana State, he secured his love for basketball.
And straight after that, he decided to drop out to pursue a full-time career in the NBA.
His exceptional height and build helped him out immensely.
And the accolades just kept on coming...
Just 4 years after he dropped out of Louisiana State...
By the time the 2000s came around, he was named NBA's "Most Valuable Player."
And then after a contract extension, he helped the team secure 3 consecutive championships.Kobe Bryant, the star basketballer was traded over to the Miami Heat.
His feud with Kobe Bryant stole the spotlight for a long time...Fox Sports.
However, after years of feuding, the two called a truce.
There is no beef with @SHAQ I know most media want to see it but it ain’t gonna happen. Ain’t nothin but love there… https://t.co/x3d5Nxy87H— Kobe Bryant (@Kobe Bryant)1567007790.0
Away from the court, Shaq was also known for his hard work.
It also mentioned his charity work:
However, his most recent heartwarming gesture proves that he really is a great guy.
Phil Conrad, a retired chief deputy officer, told TMZ the story...
Two of the children in the back seat died.
via: Getty ImagesTwelve-year-old Trayvon Alexander and eleven-year-old Keshon Batiste.
While Treyvonne had an insurance policy to cover his burial, Keshon did not.
via: Getty ImagesWhich meant that his family and friends were struggling to pay for the expensive tragedy. And because of this, they started up a GoFundMe Page.