Lakers Set To Retire Shaq’s #34 Jersey Tonight at Staples
Tonight’s Lakers vs Mavericks game is huge as the NBA Playoff’s draw near but it’s even a bigger night for one of the all-time Laker greats. Shaq Diesel. Superman. The Big Aristotle. Whatever you wanna call him, Shaquille O’ Neal was one of the greatest Lakers ever and tonight his #34 jersey will be retired and hoisted to the rafters at halftime. Shaq will be the 8th Laker to have his jersey retired joining Jerry West, Kareem Abdul Jabar, Magic Johnson, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, James Worthy, Gail Goodrich in the hallowed rafters of Staples Center.
Here’s a quick rundown on some of Shaq’s career NBA honors…
4x NBA Champion
3x NBA Finals MVP
NBA MVP in 2000
15 x NBA All-Star
3x NBA All-Star Game MVP
2x NBA Scoring Champion
8x All-NBA First Team
1993 NBA Rookie of the Year
Yep. He’s a no doubter. Check out the jersey retiring ceremony tonight at halftime on TNT…..