Rudy Gobert and Shaquille O'Neal engaged in a war of words in debate over who would win one-on-one


Rudy Gobert isn't scared of Big Diesel. And vice versa. The Jazz center and three-time Defensive Player of the Year didn't take criticism from Shaquille O'Neal on O'Neal's podcast "The Big Podcast with Shaq" lightly. O'Neal went in on Gobert and the Jazz, saying: "What’s going on is what I told you all three years ago. Donovan ain’t that good and the Utah Jazz ain’t that good. Let’s just say it." O'Neal went on, repeating a common criticism of Gobert: His lack of offense. "Rudy’s a great player, a fine defensive player but he offers nothing on the offensive end. Like he has no post moves," he said. When Spice Adams said Gobert could hold Shaq to 12 point, O'Neal brushed it off, saying "Yeah, in the first three minutes." "It's against my religion for someone to hold me one-on-one," he continued. "You know what I would do to him? He's a shot-blocker, you can't shoot a shot. You gotta back his little skinny a-- up under the rim, and then show him the 'bow so he gets scared ... And then just go 'bah-bah' and dunk it right in his face." You can watch the Rugby World Cup online on NBC Sports which is the official broadcaster of the RWC 2019 in the US.