Shaq Formally Announces Retirement

After making his retirement announcement on Twitter, today Shaquille O’Neal made it official with a press conference.

Aside from taking a faux phone call from Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan and retiring his old nicknames, O’Neal also announced his new nickname and gave thanks to many, including two of his coaches, Phil Jackson and Doc Rivers.

About Michael A. De Leon

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.