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...gladly came to honor Ali on Thursday night in his hometown.Friends, associates, dignitaries and former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal also were on hand for the ceremony on the 40th anniversary of Ali's victory over Joe Frazier in the Philippines...
Shaquille O'Neal joins Kings' ownership group

...for so long is now the biggest name to join the franchise's new ownership group.The Kings announced Monday that Shaquille O'Neal has acquired a minority stake in the team under new owner Vivek Ranadive. The Kings will introduce the four-time...
Shaquille O'Neal has brought the Sonics to near extinction

SEATTLE -- The Seattle SuperSonics knew Shaquille O'Neal was good. Just not this good. "There's a lot of strategies," Seattle coach George Karl said when asked how to stop the Los...
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Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins changed game with his dunks

...386 that season, still a league record ? holding him back."Darryl Dawkins is the father of power dunking," Shaquille O'Neal once said. "I'm just one of his sons."
Mutombo quietly contributes to win

...defensive player of the year against Shaquille O'Neal, but the Philadelphia center...Nobody in the world can stop Shaquille O'Neal, but we've got a guy who...1995, when Houston beat the Shaquille O'Neal-led Orlando Magic. The Rockets...
O'Neal misses Heat game with stomach ailment

MIAMI - Shaquille O'Neal missed Miami's game against Chicago on Tuesday with a blocks (2.4) and 11th in scoring. "You can't replace Shaquille O'Neal, not just in scoring and rebounding but in his presence on the...
O'Neal happy about Heat's hot start

MIAMI - A wisecracking Shaquille O'Neal is a happy Shaquille O'Neal, and the Miami Heat center is firing off plenty of one-liners these days. It's no coincidence...
News of Shaq trade impacts South Florida

...MIAMI -- The trade that will bring Shaquille O'Neal to the Miami Heat cannot become...championship series to Detroit. "Shaquille O'Neal brings a lot of excitement wherever...ridiculous. What city wouldn't embrace Shaquille O'Neal?"
Shaq only gets better as the playoffs go deeper

LOS ANGELES -- Everybody already knew Shaquille O'Neal is really, really big and really, really good...that's magnified in this team is the effectiveness of Shaquille O'Neal, his incredible ability to overmatch and overplay...
Sizing up Shaq is no small matter

PHILADELPHIA -- At 330 pounds and 7-foot-1, Shaquille O'Neal is a load to handle. Philadelphia's mortal-sized...Angeles coach Phil Jackson wonders if officials view Shaquille O'Neal differently than other players. After O'Neal fouled...