There is a new breed of center in the NBA - a versatile, mobile, and powerful "big man." At over seven feet tall and almost three hundred pounds, Shaq is that man. NBA Rookie of the year, Shaquille O'Neal is now one of the most dominant players in the NBA. Meet Shaquille O'Neal traces this rising star's development from his early years through his college days and into the NBA. Get to know Shaquille through the text and pictures in this carefully researched biography. Inside you will find sections devloted to his early years, high school years and his days at LSU; complete statistics and game-by-game analysis of his NBA career; complete coverage of Shaq's off-court antics and his goodwill gestures; and a profile of Shaquille, matching him up against other great NBA centers - past and present.