Shaquille O’Neal is currently recovering from hip surgery he underwent a week ago, but that isn’t stopping him from hitting the weights. The Basketball Hall of Famer posted an emotional video from his home gym, and he appears to be on his way to building his body back up from the procedure
An inspirational speech can be heard as background music while O’Neal solemnly limps with a crutch to the chest press machine and starts working out.
“bout to get my game back alll you old dudes that hoop in 24 Hour Fitness, LA Fitness, lifetime fitness i’m coming for yall [sic],” O’Neal wrote in the caption.
On March 21, TMZ reported O’Neal underwent hip surgery. Before that, Inside the NBA host and O’Neal’s friend, Ernie Johnson, said O’Neal underwent hip replacement surgery.
It’s unclear when the four-time NBA champion will be able to return to his duties as a TNT analyst, but the 51-year-old icon isn’t taking any days off.