02 Jun '11, 1am

NBA: Legendary big man O'Neal calls it quits (via ST iPhone App)

NBA: Legendary big man O'Neal calls it quits (via ST iPhone App)

'Shaq' was at his finest from 2000 through 2002 when he combined with star guard Kobe Bryant to guide the Los Angeles Lakers to three NBA crowns, and he added another in 2006 with Miami, two years after being traded to the Heat. -- PHOTO: AP BOSTON (Massachusetts) - SHAQUILLE O'Neal, one of the most dominating big men in NBA history in his prime, announced his retirement on Wednesday after a 19-year career that saw him win four NBA titles. 'Shaq' was at his finest from 2000 through 2002 when he combined with star guard Kobe Bryant to guide the Los Angeles Lakers to three NBA crowns, and he added another in 2006 with Miami, two years after being traded to the Heat. 'im retiring,' O'Neal posted on his Twitter microblogging website, which also included a video link in which he thanked his followers on the social media site. O'Neal, 39, was nagged by injuries in the later seas...

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