Via Fanhouse: Shaqs thoughts on Gregg Popovich's using the Hack-a-Shaq during last spring's first-round series brought this response from the former Laker center. "When you're down, I can see using that as a strategy. But when you're up 10, 15 points, there's really no need for that. That's a coward move. And he knows that. I'll make 'em pay for that."
It just warms up the Spurs and Suns rivalry.
Above on the YouTube thingy, Coach Gregg Popovich responds to Shaq's claim 5 seconds in the opening game of the 08-09 NBA season.
ADD: Lakers hang Clippers in effigy 117-79.