Shaquille O’Neal lands in Havana to teach basketball as sports envoy

HAVANA (WSVN) — Shaquille O’Neal is now the first-ever U.S. Department of State Sports Envoy to Cuba, and on Saturday, he took his title to Cuba.

The former Miami Heat star posted a picture on Instagram of his flight to Havana.

O’Neal is leading basketball clinics for kids and demonstrating how sports can develop academic, leadership and teamwork skills.

The 7-foot-1-inch sports legend arrived in Havana on Saturday and returns to the U.S. on Tuesday.

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