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Name: Shaquille O'Neal                                                               
Nickname Shaq                                                                       
Born: 6 March 1972                                                                   
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6, 1972),                                       
frequently referred to simply as "Shaq", is an American professional basketball     
player, regarded as one of the most dominant in the history of the National         
Basketball Association (NBA). He starts at center for the Phoenix Suns,             
after previous stints with the Miami Heat, the Los Angeles Lakers and the           
Orlando Magic. O'Neal has been on four NBA Championship teams, most recently in     
2006, with the Miami Heat. At 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m), 625 lb (283 kg/44.6 st) and U.S.   
shoe size 23, he is famous for his physical stature. He has several nicknames,       
such as "The Diesel", "Shaq Fu", "The Big Aristotle", "The Big Daddy", "Superman",   
"Wilt Chamberneezy" (given to him by Kobe Bryant[4]), "The Big Baryshnikov", "The   
Real Deal" and most recently after earning his MBA, "Doctor Shaq" and now "The       
Big Montezuma" and has been given the nickname "BIG CACTUS" after being signed       
to the Phoenix Suns.