They probably gave it to him because he was the one that went to Kobe and apologized to end that whole feud.
It seems our little Shaquita has blossomed into quite the refined young lady.Dumpy said:Was I the only one shocked and amused when Shaq was named a finalist for the "Best Sportsmanship" award, along with Jacque Vaughn and about a half-dozen others? I guess it is good sportsmanship to insult opposing coaches and complain about biased referees. Who knew! I must have skipped that page in "All I Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten."
I am actually looking forward to hearing the four new excuses Shaq will make for when Jason Collins shuts him down next month.