Shaquille O'Neal, oldest and heaviest player in the National Basketball Association, has made announcement of his retirement after making 19 year career in NBA. 39-year-old, Shaquille O'Neal, has won four times championships throughout 19 years in NBA.
The Orlando Magic had selected O'Neal with the No. 1 pick in the 1992 NBA Draft from Louisiana State University. He was the most valuable player of NBA and leader in rebounds (13,099) as well as in points (28,596). He got fifth rank in career points. He became the first rookie to be voted an All-Star starter after getting the name, NBA Rookie of the Year in 1993.
He was traded to the Miami Heat in 2004 for Brian Grant, Lamar Odom and Caron Butler. Before retiring, he played for Boston Celtics in the past season (2010–11). He was planning to play two more seasons after signing with the Boston Celtics but he is struggling with leg injuries. Therefore, he retires by making 37 games career.
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