Sure, there’s a good chance that the good-humored NBA great was joking, saying that NASA data or satellite imagery was faked. But as beautiful and breathtaking as those images are, they’ll never convince everybody. After all, it’s only human nature to want to be able to prove something to ourselves.
He already said he was joking which, if you think about it, should be totally obvious. Shaq can clearly see the curvature of the Earth just walking around.