Watch Shaquille O'Neal Channel 'Flashdance' Moves on 'Lip Sync Battle'

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Shaquille O'Neal performs "Maniac" on Lip Sync Battle.

Shaquille O'Neal landed his first official label release recently and is preparing for his forthcoming 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 Hot 100 hit "Maniac" by Michael Sembello.

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O'Neal sports leg warmers and '80s workout attire as he channels actress 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 on Spike. Surely fans are hoping for a reenactment of Beals' water bucket drop.

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Watch the preview below.


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