Shaquille O'Neal Channels 'Flashdance' in 'Lip Sync Battle' Preview

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Shaquille O'Neal

The basketball legend sports leg warmers and '80s workout attire as he reenacts the iconic dance scene from the film.

Shaquille O'Neal landed his first official label release recently and is preparing for his forthcoming Basketball Hall of Fame induction, but he's proving he has moves off the court in a sneak peek of an upcoming episode of Lip Sync Battle. The 7'1" basketball legend takes the battle stage in a performance of the Flashdance classic and Billboard Hot 100 hit "Maniac" by Michael Sembello.

O'Neal sports leg warmers and '80s workout attire as he channels Jennifer Beals' iconic dance scene from the film, stomping out every energetic move. He'll be going up against talk show host Aisha Tyler this Thursday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Spike. Surely fans are hoping for a reenactment of Beals' water-bucket drop as well.

Watch the preview below.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com

 

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