Shaq’s son Shareef O’Neal to play at UCLA

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Shaquille O’Neal‘s son, Shareef O’Neal is set to play college basketball at UCLA, Bruins coach Steve Alford announced on Monday.

“Shareef has made great strides throughout his high school career,” Alford said in a statement. “He’s an outstanding addition to our incoming class and brings a terrific combination of size, skill and athleticism. We love the length and height of this year’s team, and Shareef is really going to add to that dynamic. He has a terrific frame, one that will allow him to continue improving on both sides of the floor. With Shareef, you’re talking about a hard-working young man with tremendous upside, and his presence in our team’s frontcourt is a significant addition.”

O’Neal will enroll in summer school this month and begin his freshman season in September.