Shaquille O’Neal is being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this year. He is arguably one of the greatest basketball players of all time. What makes him so great?
- At 7’1″ Shaq’s career started at LSU where he could handle the ball well enough to leave opponents in the dust with crossovers or lead the break.
- He has blocked more than 2,700 shots (7th of all time) in his career.
- Four NBA championships.
- Three NBA Finals MVPs.
- One regular season MVP.
- Olympic and World Championship Gold Medals.
- He has been both athletic and a celebrity. He has acted in movies such as The Wash, Blue Chips and Kazaam.
There is a laundry list of reasons why anyone would consider Shaq one of the greatest basketball players of all time. What do you think? Do you think he deserves the title? Is he better than Jordan, Kobe or LeBron?
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