In 1992, Shaquille O'Neal, more commonly known as "Shaq," powered his way on to the NBA scene.
He immediately made an impact in the league winning Rookie of the Year honors and helping the Orlando Magic win 20 more games than the previous season.
And later on his career, O'Neal led the Lakers to three consecutive championships from 2000-2002 and then helped the Miami Heat win a title in 2006.
He is hands-down one of the top five centers in NBA history. The 15-time All-Star has won a regular season MVP, three Finals MVPs, and led the league in scoring twice.
Throughout his career legions of players have been anointed "the next Shaq," but the real deal is still soldiering along.
Here is a list of 10 players that have drawn comparisons to the legendary center throughout the years.