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Shaq RECORDS As Staples PLUCKED from Giant Leg

7/7/2011 10:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Former NBAer Shaquille O'Neal had a bunch of surgical staples YANKED from his massive leg today ... and, of course, he recorded the painfully gross ordeal for all to see.

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Shaq recently went under the knife to repair his injured right Achilles tendon -- and, from the looks of the footage, the surgery required doctors to open a FOOT-LONG gash to get the job done.

But this morning, Shaq -- with girlfriend Nikki "Hoopz" Alexander by his side -- rolled back to the doctor's office ... and had the staples removed.

It's pretty gross ... but you should probably watch it anyway.

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TheHOLETruth    

what was the Cleveland Cavaliers thinking when they brought this slob on board,

1018 days ago
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artie help    

isn't he dating kirstie alley??

1018 days ago
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Big Bob    

Sorry MORONS!!! One of the GREATEST Centers EVER, how does Shaqs a$% taste idiots??????

1018 days ago
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IN MY OPINION    

I can decide who is MORE GROSS "Shaq" or "Hoopz."

Both are equally disgusting.

1018 days ago
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IN MY OPINION    

*CAN'T not can

1018 days ago
6.

PrimerOne    

Nikki "Hoopz" Alexander is ripped, I love her little bicep muscles in this video.

1018 days ago
7.

jmak10    

He is SO Disgustingly HUGE. EWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

1018 days ago
8.

TMZ dont like me    

Shaq, you got waaaaay too much time on your hands now, homie. But I guess he can't pull a Brett Favre now, with the lockout in full swing and whatnot...

1018 days ago
9.

ginny    

shaq **** you and your knife!! *******.

1018 days ago
10.

BW    

big bob, "Sorry MORONS!!! One of the GREATEST Centers EVER"

Are you F*ckin Kiddin, this sh*t hole could not hit a free
throw to save his life, he had no shot what so ever. All he
could do was stand under the rim and hope someone passed the
BIG DUMMIE da ball so he could dunk it, that's about all he did
besides foul the **** out of everyone. bob, you are a IDIOT

1018 days ago
11.

kelly clarkson    

You called?

1018 days ago
12.

Big Bob    

little bw, sorry MORON 4-rings, see if you can count that high

1017 days ago
13.

Ivan in Phoenix    

Quite obviously, Shaq has been eating anything & everything he can get his hands on since making up his mind to retire. Have any small children or family pets been reported missing around his neighborhood over the past year?

1017 days ago
14.

sniffle24    

Uh..actually, getting the staples out is the least painful part of any surgery.

1017 days ago

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