Shaquille O'Neal Joins Florida Cop to Surprise Kids at Pickup Basketball Game

The NBA legend traveled to Gainesville, Fla., after seeing a viral video of a police officer's good deed.
2:31 | 01/25/16

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Transcript for Shaquille O'Neal Joins Florida Cop to Surprise Kids at Pickup Basketball Game
Back now with what may be the best surprise ever. Florida police officer called in for a noise complaints. He joined the basketball game. It was 5:00 in the afternoon. He brought in NBA superstar shaquille O'Neal. ABC's T.J. Holmes has more. Reporter: Call him backup and your backup is 7' 1" that will probably scare some people straight. They responded to a noise complaint about kids playing basketball went viral and his response was essentially, are you kidding me? This was clearly a slam-dunk case. When Gainesville police officer bobby white responded to a complaint about a group of kids playing basketball too loudly in the street -- he cried foul. Can you believe someone is calling to complain about kids playing basketball in the street? It's 5:00 in the afternoon and kids being kids, playing basketball -- . Reporter: Dark cam video of the street surprise. Has been viewed more than 15 million times. Viewed by another big basketball fan. Shaquille O'Neal surprised officer white Saturday and offered to back him up in a rematch. It's unbelievable. Told you I was going to bring some backup. Shaq gave the kids the pickup game of a lifetime. And a profitable free-throw challenge. If you make one you get $100. Reporter: A few hundred dollars and a few signed basketball letters, he ended with. I will respect my elders and especially my parents. Love you guys. Shaq saw this, 15 million people saw it online. He showed up at the police department and that was the result. Kudos to the police officer there. Getting to know the community. 5:00 in the afternoon, lot of worse things kids could be doing. How times has this network and others has shown videos that gone sideways. Free-throw challenge from Shaq. Shaq can't make free throws. It was like nothing but net. Way to go, Shaq.

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