Shaquille O’Neal

US soldiers stand behind a cake of the US national flag in celebration of the 4th of July, the US Independence Day, on July 4, 2009. (Photo credit MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Performances By Athletes On Their Birthdays

As we celebrate America’s birthday, here are the top performance by athletes on their own birthdays


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Shaquille O’Neal Says He Regretted Leaving Magic For Lakers

It’s been nearly two decades since Shaquille O’Neal left the Orlando Magic to pursue the championship that eluded him during his first four seasons in the NBA.


The Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, playing for the West All-Stars, drives past LeBron James pf the Heat/East during the 2011 NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

The 5 Los Angeles MVPs In The NBA All-Star Game

Since the NBA All-Star Game was established in 1951, five players who represented Los Angeles have been named most valuable player of the annual score-fest.


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13 Athletes Who Tweeted Grief Over The Passing Of Robin Williams

Here are 13 pro athletes who Tweeted remembrance, tribute, or mourning for the death of Robin Williams.



Top 4 Most Troublesome Athlete Selfies

Here is a list of most troublesome athlete #selfies.



Phil Jackson: Shaq’s Clown Role Was Reason For Split With Lakers, Kobe

Former Lakers coach Phil Jackson said he blamed Shaquille O’Neal’s poor work ethics and clownish personality was cause of the rift between him and Kobe Bryant.


Shaquille O'Neal of the Los Angeles Lakers holds the MVP trophy and the Larry O'Brien Trophy for winning the NBA Championship 19 June, 2000, after game six of the NBA Finals at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. The Lakers won the game against the Indiana Pacers 116-111 to take the NBA title 4-2 in the best-of-seven series. O'Neal scored 41 points and was named the Most Valuble Player for the championship series. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Vince BUCCI (credit: Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Laker, NBA Star Shaq Hosts Holiday Giveaway For Local At-Risk Youths

Former Los Angeles Laker and NBA star Shaquille O’Neal hosted a holiday giveaway event for local at-risk children on Monday.


Shaquille O'Neal is introduced to the media as he joins the ownership group of the Sacramento Kings on September 24, 2013 at the Kings practice facility in Sacramento, California.  (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Shaq Shows Sacramento Love As Kings Minority Owner

Shaquille O’Neal spent the first part of the century smashing Sacramento’s dreams of an NBA championship. Now he wants to spend the next part doing anything he can to build the Kings into a winner.


Shaquille O'Neal #34 of the Los Angeles Lakers stands on the court during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on April 9, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers won 103-95. .(credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Shaquille O’Neal Joins Kings Ownership Group

The larger-than-life figure that teased and tormented the Sacramento Kings for so long is now the biggest name to join the franchise’s new ownership group.


Kobe Bryant at Santa Barbara Youth Camp (credit: CBS/KCAL)

Kobe Bryant Discusses Dwight Howard’s Departure At Santa Barbara Youth Camp

Kobe Bryant was in Santa Barbara Wednesday at his annual youth camp and was asked why he thought Howard ultimately decided not to return to Los Angeles.


ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 25:  The Boston Celtics against the Orlando Magic on December 25, 2010 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.   (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Shaq Says Howard Could’t Handle The Bright Lights Of LA

Shaquille O’Neal says the Los Angeles spotlight was too bright for Dwight Howard.


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Lakers Hang Shaq’s No. 34 Jersey At Staples

Although Shaquille O’Neal rarely finds himself speechless, he says he’s thrilled beyond words to see his jersey in the Los Angeles Lakers’ rafters.


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Kobe Bryant Is NBA’s Top Vote-Getter For All-Star Game, Earns 15th Straight Selection

Kobe Bryant edged Miami’s LeBron James, with 1.59 million votes, to become the NBA’s top vote-getter for the 2013 All-Star Team, earning his record-breaking 15th consecutive All-Star game.


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Shaq-A-Claus To Howard: You Have To Step It Up! Needs To Bring Up Average To 30 PPG

Shaquille O’Neal was back in Los Angeles to host another holiday party for kids in need at the Challenge Boys and Girls Club in Los Angeles Friday.


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Shaq In Talks With Mexican Basketball Team

Shaquille O’Neal may be returning to basketball before retiring the Lakers retire his number ‘32’ jersey on April 2nd STAPLES.