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Shaquille O'Neal buys part of Sacramento Kings

Shaquille O'Neal
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Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille O'Neal calls himself a businessman who just happens to be athletic—and now he just happens to own a piece of a basketball team.

The NBA legend has purchased an interest in the league's Sacramento Kings, radio station KFBK reported on Monday.

(Read more: Shaq bets on soup)

After a tortured process that saw the team nearly moved, software executive Vivek Ranadive bought the Kings earlier this year.

It was not clear how big a stake Shaq took in the club.

For more, read the KFBK story here.

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