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Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal ( born March 6, 1972), nicknamed "Shaq" , is an American professional basketball player for the NBA's Boston Celtics. Standing 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) tall and weighing 325 pounds (147 kg), he is one of the heaviest players ever to play in the NBA. Throughout his 18-year career, O'Neal has used his size and strength to overpower opponents for points and rebounds. After the retirement of Lindsey Hunter on March 5, 2010, O'Neal became the oldest active player in the NBA. Following a standout 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 in 1992–93 and later leading his team to the 1995 NBA Finals. After four years with the Magic, O'Neal signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers. He won three consecutive championships, playing alongside Kobe Bryant, in 2000, 2001, and 2002. O'Neal's relationship with Bryant eventually declined into a feud, leading to O'Neal's trade to the Miami Heat in 2004. A fourth NBA championship followed in 2006. Midway through the 2007-2008 season he was traded to the Phoenix Suns. After a season-and-a-half with the Suns, O'Neal was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he played alongside LeBron James in the 2009–10 season. O'Neal played for the Boston Celtics in the 2010–11 season. O'Neal's individual accolades include the 1999–00 MVP award, the 1992–93 NBA Rookie of the Year award, 15 All-Star game selections, three All-Star Game MVP awards, three Finals MVP awards, two scoring titles, 14 All-NBA team selections, and three NBA All-Defensive Team selections. He is one of only three players to win NBA MVP, All-Star game MVP and Finals MVP awards in the same year (2000); the other players are Willis Reed in 1970 and Michael Jordan in 1996 and 1998. He ranks 5th all-time in points scored, 5th in field goals, 12th in rebounds, and 7th in blocks. In addition to his basketball career, O'Neal has released four rap albums, with his first, Shaq Diesel, going platinum. He has appeared in numerous films and has starred in his own reality shows, Shaq's Big Challenge and Shaq Vs. Description above from the Wikipedia article Shaquille O'Neal, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 6, 1972 In Newark, New Jersey
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie CB4 1993-03-12
Latest Project:
Movie What Men Want 2019-02-08
Known For
Movie What Men Want Shaquille O'Neal 2019-02-08
Movie Show Dogs Karma (voice) 2018-05-10
Movie Uncle Drew Big Fella 2018-06-27
Movie Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber Himself 2015-03-30
Movie The Hooping Life Himself 2014-04-22
Movie The Lego Movie Himself (voice) 2014-02-06
Movie Blended Doug 2014-05-21
Movie Grown Ups 2 Officer Fluzoo 2013-07-11
Movie The Smurfs 2 Smooth Smurf (voice) 2013-07-30
Movie Thunderstruck Shaquille O'Neal 2012-08-24
Movie When in Rome Himself 2010-01-29
Movie All Star Comedy Jam Himself 2009-02-01
Movie The House Bunny Shaquille O'Neal 2008-08-22
Movie The Bros. Himself 2007-02-20
Movie Scary Movie 4 Shaq 2006-04-12
Movie The Kid & I Himself (as Shaq) 2005-12-02
Movie After the Sunset Himself 2004-11-12
Movie 1 Love Himself 2003-12-02
Movie Freddy Got Fingered Shaquille 2001-04-18
Movie He Got Game Shaquille O'Neal 1998-05-01
Movie Good Burger Himself 1997-07-25
Movie Steel John Henry Irons / Steel 1997-08-15
Movie Kazaam Kazaam 1996-07-17
Movie T2 3-D: Pre-Show Basketball Player 1996-04-27
Movie Special Effects: Anything Can Happen 1996-07-04
Movie Blue Chips Neon 1994-02-18
Movie CB4 Himself 1993-03-12
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