Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal , nicknamed "Shaq" , is a retired American basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Standing 7 ft 1 in tall and weighing 325 pounds , he was one of the heaviest players ever to play in the NBA. Throughout his 19-year career, O'Neal used his size and strength to overpower opponents for points and rebounds. Following his career at Louisiana State University, O'Neal was drafted by the Orlando Magic with the first overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft. He quickly became one of the top centers in the league, winning Rookie of the Year...
|Birthdate:||March 6, 1972|
|Birthplace:||Newark, New Jersey|
|All Positions Played:||Center|
|Education:||Louisiana State University, Robert G. Cole Junior-Senior High School|
|Also known as:||Shaquille O' Neal, Shaq, Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal|