Found February 10, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
It’s official, the Los Angeles Lakers will retire Shaquille O’Neal’s No. 34 jersey next season. The ex-Laker had a great career, especially in LA, where he won three titles and was named Finals MVP during the 2000-2002 seasons. Shaq will be the eighth Laker to have his jersey retired. No official date has been set for when the ceremony will take place. Here is a look back at some of Shaq’s more memorable moments as a Laker: Click here to view the embedded video.   via ESPN Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

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Report: Lakers To Hang Shaq’s No. 34 During 2012-2013 Season

Shaq's Top Moments With Lakers (credit: Jed Jacobson/Allsport) LOS ANGELES (CBS) – It is all coming together for Shaquille O’Neal and his post retirement plans. In June of 2011 the Lakers announced they will hang No. 34 at Staples Center, but with no timetable of the ceremony. Today, reports the Lakers will retire Shaq’s No 34 jersey during the 2012-2013 seasons...

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