The Staples Center Will Soon Bust Out A Huge Statue Of Shaquille O'Neal
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A big man with a huge personality is getting a massive tribute.
On Monday, The Los Angeles Lakers announced the Staples Center in Los Angeles will unveil a bronze statue of Shaquille O’Neal on March 24, 2017.
OFFICIAL: A bronze statue of @SHAQ will be unveiled at @STAPLESCenter prior to the game on 3/24 - https://t.co/zSQelOOs5M — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) December 20, 2016
The 1,200 pound, nine-foot bronze statue of the NBA Hall of Fame member and former Los Angeles Laker will be suspended 10 feet above the ground the stadium’s Star Plaza, according to NBA.com.
O’Neal spent eight seasons with the Lakers, helping them earn three NBA championships.
O’Neal will join other sports legends such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Chick Hearn, Oscar De La Hoya, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, and Jerry West, who also have statues at the stadium. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be
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