Shaquille O’Neal needs no introduction! This man is one most of the shining names in basketball history. He is a former (retired) professional basketball player who is renowned for his outclass performance and outstanding basketball prowess. He played as a center on the team.
His birth date is March 6, 1972, and his birthplace in Newark, New Jersey, United States of America. His full name is Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal and has got “Shaq”, “Diesel”, “The Big Aristotle”, “Shaq Daddy”, and “Warrior” as his nicknames.
His professional journey shines with many awards and honors that speak more about his success and depict how talented and skillful this man was!
Shaquille O’Neal Family
The parents of Shaquille O’Neal are Lucille O’Neal and Joe Toney. He has three siblings: Ayesha O’Neal, Jamal O’Neal, and Lateefah O’Neal. Phillip A Harrison was his step-father. He is the father of four children. He got married (in 2002) to Shaunie Nelson and later, they divorced in 2010.
Shaquille O’Neal Education
Shaquille O’Neal studied at Robert G. Cole High School and then attended Louisiana State University 1989-1992. He played basketball in both institutions and proved himself an incredible basketball player at both places.
Shaquille O’Neal Career
Shaquille O’Neal played professional basketball for about 19 years from 1992-2011. He started his career from Orlando Magic in 1992 and played for it till 1996. After Orlando Magic, he joined Los Angeles Lakers from 1996-2004 and Miami Heat from 2004-2008.
Then he played from Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers from 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 respectively. The last team of his career was Boston Celtics and he played for it from 2010-2011.
Shaquille O’Neal possess a long list of achievements, some of these are:
- He was NBA champion in the years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2006.
- He received NBA Finals MVP in the years 2000, 2001, and 2002.
- He was NBA Most Valuable Player in the year 2000.
- He earned NBA All-Star in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2009.
- He received All-NBA First-Team in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006.
- In 1993, he was NBA Rookie of the Year.
- He received NBA All-Rookie First Team in the year 1993
- In 1995 and 2000, he was NBA scoring champion.
- He was College national player of the year in 1991.
- In 1991 and 1992, he was SEC Player of the Year.
- In 1994, he was USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.
Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth
Shaquille O’Neal’s estimated net worth is $400 million.
Shaquille O’Neal Favorite Basketball Shoes
- Reebok Shaq Attaq.
- Reebok Shaqnosis.
- Reebok Shaq Attaq 4