What does Charles Barkley think about his good friend Shaquille O'Neal? Wednesday night on NBA TV, Barkley called him the No. 3 center ever. Saying he was behind only Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell, Barkley labeled Shaquille as a giant.
O'Neal is a man who has a lot of cake—cheddar, cash flow, greenbacks, money—to spend during his retirement, and he'll have a lot of time to play and get more.
He'll probably get a job on television and continue to make the NBA the fun league of America. The dominance of Shaquille O'Neal—an American success story—was something to tell your kids about...if they like basketball.
He was bigger than basketball—almost bigger than life—a three-time world champion and a man of many nicknames. Which one of his almost mythical monikers, though, ranks No. 1 on Lake's list? You're in luck. Roll the tape to find out...