Shaq had 17,952 field goal attempts, and has made 10,422 field goals throughout his entire pro basketball career.
Shaq played in fourteen straight NBA All-Star Games. He was in the 1993 to 2007 NBA All-Star Games.
Shaq has played 37,674 minutes throughout his entire NBA pro career.
Shaq has been a All-Star MVP twice. They were during the 1999-2000 NBA All-Star Game, and the 2003-2004 NBA All-Star Game.
Shaq averaged 10.6 rebounds per game, in the 2007-2008 season with the Phoenix Suns.
Shaquille was listed at #25 in Forbes magazine's Celebrity 100 of 2007.
Shaquille O'Neal is on the cover of the video game, NBA 2K7.
In September, 2007, Shaq filed for divorce from his wife Shaunie after nearly five years of marriage.
Shaq appeared on the cover of the video game NBA Inside Drive 2004.
Shaq appeared on the cover of the video game NBA Showtime: NBA On NBC.
Shaq appeared on the cover of the video game NBA Live 96.
Shaq has his own ESPN original show. It's called Shaquille. The show focuses on Shaq and his family.
Shaq was paired with Kobe Bryant on ESPN's, "Who's Number One?", greatest NBA duos, and placed #9.
Shaq has faced Kobe Bryant twice, in MTV's, "Celebrity Deathmatch."
Shaq had a hit single off of Shaq-Fu: Da Return, It was called Biological Didn't Bother.
Shaq always smiles when he fouls other players. He just likes doing it.
Shaq was on the cover of the video game NBA 2K6.
Shaq ranked #15 in the NBA in Blocks Per Game, with 1.76, in the 2005-2006 season.
Shaq ranked #1 in the NBA in Field-Goal Percentage, with 60%, in the 2005-2006 season.
Shaq averaged 11.5 rebounds per game in the 2003-2004 season
Shaq averaged 11.1 rebounds per game in the 2002-2003 season
Shaq averaged 10.7 rebounds per game in the 2001-2002 season
Shaq averaged 12.7 rebounds per game in the 2000-2001 season
Shaq averaged 13.6 rebounds per game in the 1999-2000 season
Shaq averaged 10.7 rebounds per game in the 1998-1999 season
Shaq averaged 11.4 rebounds per game in the 1997-1998 season
Shaq averaged 12.5 rebounds per game in the 1996-1997 season
Shaq averaged 11.0 rebounds per game in the 1995-1996 season
Shaq averaged 11.4 rebounds per game in the 1994-1995 season
Shaq averaged 13.2 rebounds per game in the 1993-1994 season.
Shaq averaged 13.9 rebounds per game in the 1992-1993 season.
Shaq averaged 20.0 points per game in the 2005-2006 season.
Shaq averaged 22.9 points per game in the 2004-2005 season.
Shaq averaged 21.5 points per game in the 2003-2004 season.
Shaq averaged 27.5 points per game in the 2002-2003 season.
Shaq averaged 27.2 points per game in the 2001-2002 season.
Shaq averaged 28.7 points per game in the 2000-2001 season.
Shaq averaged 29.7 points per game in the 1999-2000 season.
Shaq averaged 26.3 points per game in the 1998-1999 season.
Shaq averaged 26.3 points per game in the 1998-1999 season.
Shaq averaged 28.3 points per game in the 1997-1998 season.
Shaq averaged 26.3 points per game in the 1996-1997 season.
Shaq averaged 26.6 points per game in the 1995-1996 season.
Shaq averaged 29.3 points per game in the 1994-1995 season.
Shaq averaged 29.3 points per game in the 1993-1994 season.
Shaq recorded a career-high 15 blocks against the New Jersey Nets, on November 20, 1993.
Shaq recorded a career-high 28 rebounds against the New Jersey Nets on November 20, 1993.
Shaq scored a career-high 19 free throws against the Chicago Bulls on November 19, 1999.
Shaq scored a career-high 61 points against the LA Clippers on March 6, 2000.
Shaq is a 3-time NBA Finals MVP. The years he was a Finals MVP were, the 1999-2000 NBA Finals, the 2000-2001 NBA Finals, and the 2001-2002 NBA Finals.
Shaq was chosen in 1996 as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.
Shaq was named Player of the Month for March, 2005.
Shaq led the league in field-goal percentage in 2004-05 (.601).
Shaq debuted in a videogame in 1993 by the name of "Shaq Fu". It was avalible for the SNES and Sega Genesis.
Shaq graduated from the University of Phoenix with an MBA in 2005.
Shaq won an Olympic Gold Medal in men's basketball in 1996.
Shaq graduated from Louisiana State University, with a bachelor degree in business.
Shaq became a reserve police officer in Miami.
Shaq was the first player selected in the 1992 NBA Draft.
Shaq's name means "Little Warrior" in Arabic.
Shaq's shoe size is 22 (US).
Shaq is 7'1' tall and weighs 325 pounds.
Shaq has released 5 rap albums: Shaquille O'Neal Presents His Superfriends, Respect (1998), You Can't Stop The Reign (1996), Shaq-Fu: Da Return (1994) and Shaq Diesel (1993).
Shaq graduated from Louisiana State University on 15 December 2000, with a BA in general studies and a political science minor. O'Neal left LSU after his junior year in 1992, and finished his degree by attending summer school during the basketball offseason, and through an independent studies program.
Shaq signed the then-richest contract in sports history, a seven-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers worth $120 million on July 18, 1996.
Shaq: We need to improve on our 1-on-1 defense and play better team defense.
Shaq: It wasn't really an incident. I came out with a dunk and he put a little Artis Gilmore move on me. I really didn't know his game. But it was a nice move. Then he came and bumped me and I bumped him back.
Shaq: We would have liked it to have been 6-1, 5-2. We just have to get better. We will.
Shaq: We know when we have a performance like that most of the time we're going to hear it.
Shaq: The man upstairs got me here before I blew a head vessel or before I was going to bust somebody's head open.
Shaq: I didn't say anything about Los Angeles. I said something about certain people. How can you hate a whole city. It doesn't make sense.
Shaq: It is a sign of respect. I been booed before. I been booed at Mississippi State, I been booed at Georgia, I been booed at little small towns in high school.
Shaq: Right now sometimes we're doing it, sometimes we're not. We just have to develop some consistency.
Shaq: It shows that if we get out and do what we're supposed to do, we'll be fine.
Shaq: We just need to develop some type of consistency.
Shaq: We just match-up with them pretty well. We knew we'd beaten them 13 in a row, and we knew they'd be coming with extra energy.
Shaq: Now having kids of my own, I wanted to create a performance shoe that parents everywhere felt good about providing for their kids or themselves.
Shaq: We know what we have to do, offensively and defensively. I told the guys that I've been in this situation many times before, I've been down before, and not to worry about it. We've just got to fight. It's not going to be easy, it was easy in the first two rounds, but it's not going to get any easier.
Shaq: They just need to come to me. Tired or not, just send it to me.
Shaq: I don't know what's going to happen and I don't care. It is one of 82. I don't look at it as a do-or-die game to me. It doesn't mean anything.
Shaq: When we step up and make shots, it's hard for teams to beat us.
Shaq: I think he's the true definition of a great player and you guys should recognize that. I think the recognition of a great player has been lost the last 10, 15 years.
Shaq: I should have had 40 tonight, if I made my free throws I would have had 40. My ankle is feeling a little bit better and I am getting my legs back under me. They weren't really doubling so I went for what I knew.
Shaq: I was running the court very well, getting the ball and making the aggressive move. I'm still missing two or three jump hooks that I don't usually miss. I'll get it back.
Shaq: That's what a great player does. A great player always looks for his teammates, always makes other people better and still gets his numbers. That's why he's one of the top guards in the league today.
Shaq: I was just a little too anxious. My teammates stuck up for me. I was just trying to kill them all on every play.
Shaq: I just wish you all could stop asking me about it. I do what I do. Always. Nobody's going to tell me how to be different, so stop asking me. Stop asking me what two-plus-two is. Everybody knows two-plus-two is five.
Shaq: I've been playing on Christmas for the last 10, 11, 12 years. So just got to get up early with the babies, and give them their toys and try to get a nap in and just come to play.
Shaq: Bigger people. Bigger story behind it. It's going to be a big game.
Shaq: Hopefully it's the highest-watched game in NBA history. So when I get old, I can tell my kids I played in the game where 700 million people watched.
Shaq: Just another game to me. It'll come back around in about 15 more days, because we go back out there in January and it'll be the same old stuff again. I wish you all would stop asking me about it.
Shaq: We were a little bit anxious for a win today. We played well.
Shaq: It's my job to make him look good. He's a very good looking man, so it's my job to keep him looking good.
Shaq: I'm just trying to get back in the flow of things. The guys are looking for me when I get the ball deep like that. There isn't much a person on another team can do.
Shaq: This is my sixth game back. I'm just trying to get back in the flow of things. He told me the day he took the job, that he was going to be coming to me. I'm just trying to get myself ready.
Shaq: Obviously, do all the math and. everybody knows what that [trade] is really about.
Shaq: Everybody knows what that is really about. He had to make a choice, the young guy [Bryant] or the old guy. He made his choice, and good luck with his choice.
Shaq: We would have liked to come away at 4-0. If we could just keep it going and develop some type of consistency, we're going to be fine.
Shaq: (LeBron James) hit a lot of tough shots. We got ourselves in too deep of a hole.
Shaq: We wanted to power the ball inside. We did that and the whole team played good tonight. We played good defense. The team is playing pretty well right now.
Shaq: He's cool, calm and collected and just uplifting guys and he's just a leader. He wants to add to his legacy, I want to add to my legacy. I think it's a good match.
Shaq: It was a shock to me. I found out when (the media) found out. I didn't know what was going on. Stan came in and talked to us and told us his reason for stepping down and we have to accept that.
Shaq: We have a new leader, and we just have to go out and get the job done.
Shaq: I knew I was going to make one. I wanted to make two, but the first one rattled in and rattled right out.
Shaq: I don't get nervous in any situation. There's no such thing as nerves when you're playing games.
Shaq: I felt pretty good. I just wanted to get my guys going -- bring some energy and spirit to the lineup.
Shaq: I'm going to practice Tuesday and see how hard I can go, and the true test is always the next day after that. We'll just wait until Tuesday and then we'll just see what happens.
Shaq: If they want to play football, we can play football.
Shaq: I nicknamed him 'Flash,' because he is so fast out there on the floor and he does it with ease.
Shaq: There was a kid that had five brothers and sisters, and the family was missing for like five days. I was watching TV, they [found each other] and now they're in San Antonio. So I bought them a little apartment in San Antonio. But I'm doing stuff like that all over.
Shaq: I don't see us having a problem. It's going to be my job to manage the locker room, anyway, so it will work out.
Shaq: We want to win. We want to win big. We want to win the whole thing.
Shaq: We're going to miss Damon. He was a great shooter. He got what he wanted, but he gave up a lot. No more night life, no more warm weather and no more a lot of media attention. I guess this was his first shot at getting something big. I guess he had to take it.
Shaq: We would love to have Gary down here. He's still tenacious on defense, and I know he still wants a title. And I'm the only guy in the world who can get him one.
Shaq: When you flop, that's just another message that you don't know how to play me. Stand up and take your medicine like a man.
Shaq: He doesn't need advice on how to play his position, but he needs advice on how to play team ball. If it's going to be my team, I'll voice my opinion. If he don't like it, he can opt out.
Shaq: Our offense is like the pythagorean theorem: There is no answer!
Shaq: One lucky shot deserves another.
Shaq: I knew I was dog meat. Luckily, I'm the high-priced dog meat that everybody wants. I'm the good-quality dog meat. I'm the Alpo of the NBA.
Shaq: I would like to be refered to as 'The Big Aristotle'.
Shaq: This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain.
Shaq: Why don't you bring your face up here and let me punch it? Then you can tell me (if I'm stronger).
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