Louisville Football signee Dexter Rents was shot and killed in Orlando. According to ESPN Shaq was touched by the tragedy and reached out to his parents to pay the funeral expenses including a custom casket and horse-drawn carriage.
“He was on his way, he really was, I don’t know what it feels like to lose a son, but I know what it feels like to lose someone. This one hurts my heart. It really does. I wish things like this would never go on. It’s just so sad, and I want to be able to help his family. I wanted to take care of it.”