SHAQUILLE ONEAL ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT TODAY 6/1/2011!!!
Shaquille Oneal decided to retire today Wednesday June 1st 2011. The news came via Twitter, where he wrote simply "i'm retiring video:" with a link to this video announcing his last days and thanking fans.
So because of an Achilles injury he could not come back from, he decided that he didn't want to slow down the celtics team another year.
Shaq retires a four time NBA champion, three time Finals MVP, one time NBA MVP, 1993 Rookie of the Year, 15 time All-Star and eight time First Team All-NBA team member. He ranks fifth all time in career points. Prior to his retirement, O'Neal was the oldest player in the NBA.
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