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Superman. Diesel. The Big Aristotle. Shaq Fu. The Big Daddy. The
Big Shaqtus. Wilt Chamberneezy. The Real Deal. The Big Shamrock.
You know him by any number of names, and chances are you know all
about his legendary basketball career: Shaquille "Shaq" O''Neal is
a four-time NBA champion and a three-time NBA Finals MVP. After
being an All-American at Louisiana State University, he was the
overall number one draft pick in the NBA in 1992. In his 19-year
career, Shaq racked up 28,596 career points (including 5,935 free
throws!), 13,099 rebounds, 3,026 assists, 2,732 blocks, and 15
These are statistics that are almost as massive as the man himself.
His presence-both physically and psychologically-made him a
dominant force in the game for two decades.
But if you follow the game, you also know that there''s a lot more
to Shaquille O''Neal than just basketball.
Shaq is famous for his playful, and at times, provocative
personality. He is, literally, outsize in both scale and persona.
Whether rapping on any of his five albums, challenging celebrities
on his hit television show "Shaq Vs.," studying for his PhD or
serving as a reserve police officer, there''s no question that Shaq
has led a unique and multi-dimensional life. And in this rollicking
new autobiography, Shaq discusses his remarkable journey, including
his candid thoughts on teammates and coaches like Kobe Bryant,
Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Phil Jackson, and Pat Riley.
From growing up in difficult circumstances and getting cut from his
high school basketball team to his larger-than-life basketball
career, Shaq lays it all out in SHAQ UNCUT: MY STORY.
About the Author
Shaquille O''Neal is a four time NBA champion, television star, musical artist and renaissance man. He recently retired from the Boston Celtics.
About the Book
Shaquille "Shaq" O'Neal is a four time NBA champion and a three
time NBA Finals MVP. After being an All-American at Lousiana State
University, he was the number one draft pick by the NBA in 1992.
Today in 2011, he's still playing - in fact, at 38, Shaq is the
oldest player in the NBA. His presence - both physically and
psychologically - has made him a ruling force in the game for
But there is a lot more to Shaquille O'Neal than basketball.
Shaq is famous for his playful, sometimes provocative personality.
He is outsize in both scale and persona. Whether acting in films
like Kazaam, rapping on any of his five albums, challenging
celebrities on his hit show "Shaq Vs.," studying for his PhD. or
acting as a reserve police officer, Shaq has led a fascinating and
rollicking life. In this candid new autobiography he discusses his
colorful career, NBA victories, and his thoughts on major NBA names
like Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson, and Pat Riley.
Published: November 15, 2011
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1455504416
ISBN - 13: 9781455504411