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Shaq Reveals True Feelings On Lakers: NBA World Reacts

Shaquille O'Neal walks the red carpet.

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 24: Shaquille O'Neal attends 2019 NBA Awards at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)

Shaq is high on the Los Angeles Lakers if they end up getting the eighth seed in the NBA Playoffs.

The Lakers are currently ninth in the Western Conference with a 31-42 record. They're 3.5 games back from the Los Angeles Clippers, who reside in that eighth spot.

Shaq went onto The Big Podcast and spoke about how the Lakers will beat the Phoenix Suns if they get that last playoff spot.

"I doubt they even make the play-in game, but if they do, they'll definitely have to win and they will face Phoenix in the first round," Shaq said. "If they make it to that eighth spot, they'll beat Phoenix."

He then went on to say that a big reason that he has the Lakers beating the Suns is that Anthony Davis will be back. The NBA world was less than impressed with this take, to say the least.

It would be a tall order for the Lakers to win that series, but it's not impossible, right?