*Shaquille O’Neal has denied any wrongdoing associated with a lawsuit filed by former employee Shawn Darling, according to the Boston Herald.

A statement released by O’Neal’s representatives called Darling an ex-con who was just trying to frame the basketball star in a money-hungry scheme.

According to O’Neal’s representatives, Darling had previously tried to extort the Celtics center for $12 million by threatening to expose his personal communications and e-mails.

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