Shaquille O'Neal C  #36

Current Team: Retired

Born: Mar 6, 1972 (45 years old)

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 7-1 (216cm)     Weight: 325 (147kg)

Twitter: @the_real_shaq


Current NBA Status: Retired (Jun 3, 2011)

Current Agent: Perry Rogers

Draft Entry: 1992 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 1992 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, Orlando Magic

Pre-Draft Team: LSU (Jr)

High School: Robert G. Cole High School [San Antonio, Texas]

Shaquille O'Neal News

Shaq Wishes He Had More Patience Instead Of Leaving Magic In 1996
Shaquille O'Neal returned to the Magic on Friday to be inducted into the franchise's Hall of Fame.


Shaq Believes Russell Westbrook Needs To Take 'Step Back'
The Thunder and Scott Brooks have said the entire team must sacrafice to accomplish their championship goals.

Darnell Mayberry/The Oklahoman

Pete D'Alessandro Open To Hearing From Shaq On Personnel Matters
Shaquille O'Neal said he "will have conversations" with DeMarcus Cousins in hopes of improving the Kings' big man.

Scott Howard-Cooper/

Kobe 'Always' Reminds Shaq About Two Championships Without Him
After Shaquille O'Neal's departure, Kobe Bryant Bryant admits he became obsessive over winning championships without his old big man.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Shaq Denies Plan To Play In Mexican League
Shaquille O’Neal said there is “no truth” to rumors that he might play in the Mexican Basketball League.

Rachel Whittaker/Times-Picayune

Shaq May Play Select Games In Mexico League
Shaquille O'Neal could play a few games in the Mexican league, according to Sergio Ganem, president of the Fuerza Regia team.

Xavier Cabello/ESPN Deportes

Tomjanovich Believes Bynum Has Potential To Rank Among Greatest Centers Ever
Rudy Tomjanovich believes Andrew Bynum has the potential to rank alongside Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O’Neal.

Lakers Intend To Retire Shaq's Jersey
Shaquille O’Neal was a part of three NBA championship teams with the Lakers.

Kobe Passes Shaq On All-Time Scoring List
Shaquille O'Neal retired with 28,596 career points.


Howard: Shaq Needs To Get On With His Life
Shaquille O'Neal has consistently been critical of Dwight Howard throughout his career.

Brian Schmitz/Orlando Sentinel

Shaq: Magic Should Not Trade Howard
Shaquille O'Neal weighed in on the Magic's attempt to keep Dwight Howard.

Boston Globe

Kobe Told Shaq He Wanted To Become Will Smith Of NBA
Shaquille O'Neal has written an autobiography, set for release in November and some of it has been excerpted.


Spirou Charleroi Attempted To Sign Shaq
Shaquille O'Neal's cousin, Desmond Mallet, plays for the team and served as an intermediary in the attempt.


Shaq Honored With 900-Pound Statue At LSU
A 900 pound statue of Shaquille O'Neal was unveiled at LSU on Friday.

San Antonio Express-News

Yao: Shaq Was Toughest Opponent
Yao Ming said Shaquille O’Neal was the toughest opponent he ever faced.


Shaq Sued Over Alleged Kidnapping
The civil suit is the latest twist in a salacious story.

Los Angeles Times

Shaq: Media Criticism Of LeBron Nothing Unusual
Shaquille O'Neal believes the criticism LeBron James has received is similar to what has happened to other superstars.

Sports Illustrated

Shaq Joins TNT's Studio Show
Shaquille O'Neal has joined Turner Sports to serve as an in-studio analyst.

Associated Press

Report: Shaq Joins TNT Broadcast Team
Shaquille O’Neal will do studio analysis for TNT next season.

Darren Rovell

Shaq May Become A UFC Ambassador
The retired NBA legend seems unlikely to leave the limelight.

Shaq Expects Howard To Win Multiple Titles
Shaquille O’Neal is confident about Dwight Howard’s ability to win multiple NBA championships.

Zach McCann/Orlando Sentinel

Lakers Will Retire Shaq's Number
The Lakers confirm they will retire Shaquille O’Neal’s No. 34 jersey.

Dave McMenamin/

Shaq Announces Retirement On Website
Shaquille O’Neal announced his intention to retire in a video posted on Tout.

Ainge Expects Shaq To Retire
Danny Ainge thinks Shaquille O'Neal will retire.

Comcast Sportsnet New England

Rivers Acknowledges Pinning Hopes On Shaq Was A Mistake
Doc Rivers acknowledged the Shaq experiment was a failure.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Shaq Questionable For Game 5
Shaquille O'Neal is doubtful for Boston’s Game 5 versus the Miami Heat.

Boston Herald

Howard: Orlando Trying To Run Me Out Like Shaq
Dwight Howard criticized the Orlando Sentinel for articles critical of his pending free-agent status.

Mike Bianchi/Orlando Sentinel

Shaq Active For Game 3
The Celtics don't know what they'll get out of Shaquille O'Neal in Game 3 against the Heat.

Andrew Perna/RealGM

Shaq Expected To Play In Game 3
Shaquille O’Neal will make his playoff debut in Game 3.

Gary Dzen/Boston Globe

O'Neal, Haslem Ruled Out For Game 2
Boston’s Shaquille O’Neal and Miami’s Udonis Haslem will be inactive for Game 2.

Associated Press

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