NBA Scouting Report: Who's the most intimidating player?

Shaq's a bully and KG can embarrass just about anyone, but Charles Oakley is an on-court body guard.

Updated: January 31, 2003, 10:50 AM ET
By By Terry Brown
What you don't know about Charles Oakley could hurt you.

"Hell no," said one NBA scout. "If Karl Malone was there or Alonzo Mourning still playing, Ron Artest would never get away with that nonsense he pulled with Pat Riley. Let's put it this way. If anybody cheap shots Jerry Stackhouse, Charles Oakley is coming in the game to cut that B.S. out.

"And every team needs that."