Presentation on theme: "Shaquille O'Neal By: Noah. Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal also nicknamed SHAQ was born March 6, 1972 in Newark, New Jersey. His parents names."— Presentation transcript:
Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal also nicknamed SHAQ was born March 6, 1972 in Newark, New Jersey. His parents names are Lucille O'Neal and Phil Harrison. Shaquille spent some of his childhood in Germany, where his step-father Harrison was stationed with the U.S. Army. It was there that he learned to play basketball. As a young man, Shaq attended Louisiana State University to study law. Shaquille received his degree in Business from Louisiana State University on December 15, 2000.
About his life! Shaquille was the first player selected overall in the 1992 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic The Magic had 41 wins that year, missing the playoffs by one game. He further raised his fame that year with two dunks which broke the supports holding the basket and backboard, In the 1993-94 season, Shaquille helped the Magic to their first playoff ever. After the 1995-1996 season, O'Neal left Orlando to join the Los Angeles Lakers. O'Neal and teammate Kobe Bryant led the Los Angeles to three consecutive NBA titles in 2000, 2001 Lakers and 2002. Shaq was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals all three times and has the highest scoring average for a center in Finals history.
About his life Shaquille O'Neal married his girlfriend, Shaunie Nelson, on December 26, 2002; Shaquille has four children. Shaquille O’Neal is a reserved police officer and can arrest people. Shaquille currently plays with the Phoenix Suns and enjoys playing basketball.