NBA star Shaquille O'Neal happy to be first-time voter

Updated: 12 October, 2020 07:37 IST | A correspondent | Mumbai

The four-time NBA champ said he had been more involved in various voting campaigns which turned out to be one of the major reasons for him to vote

Shaquille O'Neal
Shaquille O'Neal

American basketball great, Shaquille O'Neal recently voted for the first time and felt good about it.

In a recent episode of The Big Podcast with Shaq, the former Los Angeles Lakers star said he finally cast a ballot for the 2020 presidential election. "I voted for the first time, and it feels good," O'Neal said.

The four-time NBA champ said he had been more involved in various voting campaigns which turned out to be one of the major reasons for him to vote.

"You know I always like being honest on my podcast. I've never voted before, America. But, now I'm doing all these voting campaigns, and you know one thing I never like to do is be a hypocrite," he explained. Asked why he never voted before, O'Neal said that he "never understood the electoral college system."

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First Published: 12 October, 2020 07:23 IST

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