Mar 6, 2012, 7:58 PM EDT
A bit of a clown at times? Sure. Did he get the most he could have out of his talents? No.
But still one of the most dominant centers ever to play the game? For sure. One of the most entertaining players ever to come through the NBA? No doubt.
Happy 40th birthday, Shaquille O’Neal. We hope you have at least that many more in your future.
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