O’Neal Calls It Quits

Shaquille O'NealShaquille O’Neal took to twitter this afternoon to announce his retirement from the NBA.

O’Neal, easily one of the all-time greatest players in the NBA, calls it quits after 19 seasons, four championships, 15 NBA All-Star appearances and being named to the All-NBA first team eight times.

In his 19 years, the 39-year-old O’Neal played for Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami, Phoenix, Cleveland and Boston.

O’Neal was plagued with many injuries in his last year with the Celtics, but most will remember him from his most dominating days with the Lakers.

Watch the video of O’Neal announcing his retirement at Red’s Army.

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Michael founded Project Spurs in 2004. He started The Spurscast, the first Spurs podcast on the Internet, in 2005. Michael has been interviewed by the BBC, SportTalk, the Sports Reporters Radio Show, MemphisSportLive, OKC Sports Wrap and ESPN radio among others. He is a credentialed member of the media for the San Antonio Spurs and Austin Toros. He is also the founder of Project Spurs' sister sites, Toros Nation and Stars Hoops.