O’Neal, Shaquille

Posted Oct 7, 2005      •Permalink      • Printer-Friendly Version Bookmark and Share

Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal (born March 6, 1972 in Newark, New Jersey), or Shaq as he is popularly known, is known as one of the National Basketball Association’s most dominant basketball players. O’Neal first played for the Orlando Magic, later signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, and now plays for the Miami Heat. At 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m), 340 pounds (154 kg) and U.S. shoe size 22, he is famous for his physical stature. He has several nicknames, most of which he conferred upon himself, such as “the Diesel”, “the Big Aristotle”, “Superman”, and most recently after earning his MBA, “Doctor Shaq”.

Much more at Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaquille_O%27Neal)