End Of An Era: Shaquille O’Neal Says Goodbye To The NBA…What’s Next?

- By Bossip Staff

Catch ya later, Diesel.

Shaq took to the social media site, Tout, to put out a video where he announced his retirement.

“We did it. Nineteen years baby,” Shaq shared. “I want to thank you very much, that’s why I’m telling you first, I’m about to retire. Thank you, talk to you soon.”

You think this is really the end or just another prank? Shaq is getting old and could barely walk around for the last half of the season, so maybe it’s best he call it a career. It’s also interesting that he waited until the Finals started, so he can snatch the attention away from the people that are actually still playing ball.

Oh well, at least now he can spend some quality time with his boo boo Hoopz. So what do you think? Is Shaq the greatest NBA center of all time?

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  • Unico

    Older in terms of no longer being in prime condition for playing basketball, but certainly not old as in – going into a corner and dying lol- His height and weight also contributed to much of his pain, but this is what helped him become sports star.

    I do wish he was still allowed to be a police officer. Congrats Shaq

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  • paco101

    he needs to get on inside the nba with ernie and kenny and chuck that would be crazy

  • Me, myself & I

    Congrats on your retirement, Shaq, if it’s really true. No, he’s not the greatest center of all time, Bill Russell is. 🙂

  • http://n/a Fly Gurl

    Shaq is definetly the Greatest Center of All times. Too bad he is no longer with Shaunie cause I would love to see him on Basketball Wives. Best of Luck with the next phrase of his life!

  • Kenedy

    How is Shaunie going to eat now?

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  • Fridayspecial

    First team I liked was Orlando because of Shaq….and because I liked the color blue. NBA Jams magics all day trying to break the rim by using Shaq.




  • 4 double whooper burgers, lg shake & fries

    I bet you $50 he gets fatter than Charles Barkley when he retires 🙂


    He might not be the most attractive guy, but I do believe he has a personality similar to Charles Barkley so I hope to see him in more commercials and doing spokesperson work.

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  • downsouth

    Heck naw he aint the greatest..

    You people are stupid if you think he was better than Wilt, Russell, Jabbar or Olajuwan. He was powerful and great personality but NOT better than any of the aformentioned.

  • sportstalk23

    In my Bernie Mac voice “big ups to a great career Big Fella” now in my voice this should have happened awhile ago sort of like Favre but I digress lol Shaq is an all time great thats for sure

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