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Posted April 3, 2013 by DJ Enuff in Sports
 
 

Shaq Has No. 34 Retired At Staples Center! [Video]

Shaq Jacks Nicholsen

Shaq and longtime Lakers fan and actor Jack Nicholson share a moment during Shaq’s No. 34 retirement ceremony at the Staples Center on Tuesday night.

“I just wish Dr. Buss was here to see this, to enjoy this joyous occasion,” O’Neal said of Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who died in February. “I always hoped and prayed it would come. It was a dream come true.”

“He said, `You can be as great as these guys,”‘ O’Neal recalled.

“It gets me real emotional,” O’Neal said before the game. “Growing up in Newark, New Jersey, and my father teaching me about the game, always mentioning Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and telling me when I was a young medium juvenile delinquent that, `If you do things right, son, maybe one day you can be as great as those guys.”‘ – nba

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obe Bryant turned in a triple-double to beat the Dallas Mavericks at the Staples Center last night, while Shaq-Diesel was honored and had his No. 34 retired and hung from the rafters at halftime with a huge ceremony! Kobe Bryant orchestrated a video, Phil Jackson and fiance Jeanie Buss along with actor Jack Nicholson paid tribute to Shaq! Shaq made the ceremony seem like an WWE affair repetitively hollering “CAN YOU DIG IT?” over the  crowd during his speech! Check out the full ceremony on video below!

[youtube width=”576″ height=”395″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQzLsT9Z9ts[/youtube]