O’Neal took Lin with his third pick after starting with the Clippers’ Blake Griffin. Barkley took Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving at No. 2.
Today, NBA.com reports the Lakers will retire Shaq’s No 34 jersey during the 2012-2013 seasons. It also mentioned they didn’t want to do it this year because of the shortened season.
Shaquille O’Neal has no problem with former Los Angeles Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant passing him on the NBA career scoring list.
Kobe Bryant scored 28 points, passing former teammate Shaquille O’Neal for fifth all-time in NBA scoring, but the Philadelphia 76ers went on a late run to beat the Lakers 95-90 on Monday night.
The ‘Big Author’, Shaquille O’Neal is writing an autobiography, Shaq Uncut: My Story. Not surprising, a whole lot of the book is about his relationship with Kobe Bryant, including how he took offense to being called ‘out of shape’.
Shaquille O’Neal has many outside-basketball interests since his retirement from the NBA. He’s a cop, dances, raps, tweets you name it. He recently invested on Tout.com which shares 15-second videos with friends.
TMZ has obtained a lawsuit filed against Shaq on Friday that — get ready for this — alleges that the big man “requested and directed” multiple murders on a gang members, a record producer and a woman he got pregnant.
Shaquille O’Neal has agreed to a multiyear deal with Turner Sports to become an analyst on its NBA coverage. O’Neal, who retired last month, will join TNT’s studio show with Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and […]
Two weeks ago, Shaquille O’Neal retired from an incredible 19-year NBA career. What came next was a big question. Well, in the immediate future, it looks like he has to deal with some weird stuff.
Shaquille O’Neal’s career has come full circle, ending Friday where it began 19 years ago.
Throughout Wednesday, tributes to Shaquille O’Neal have poured in from the likes of NBA commissioner David Stern after the center announced his retirement on Twitter. The Los Angeles Lakers will honor O’Neal in the most visible way possible: by retiring his No. 34 jersey.
He was a prolific producer of rebounds and record albums. And nicknames, too, as if at 7-foot-1 and 350 pounds he was too big for the simple “Shaq” that made him an instantly recognizable, one-name star in all of his endeavors.
Celtics coach Doc Rivers says Shaquille O’Neal’s foot is still bothering him, pushing back his return to Boston’s lineup.
The NBA finals seemed to go on forever last summer, stretching through seven games over two weeks until the exhausted Los Angeles Lakers finally edged the injury-depleted Boston Celtics with their last gasp in the final quarter.