Shaquille O'Neal

1972 - Today

Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille Rashaun "Shaq" O'Neal ( shə-KEEL; SHAK; born March 6, 1972) is an American former professional basketball player and currently sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA on TNT. He is widely considered one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. At 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) tall and 325 pounds (147 kg), he was one of the tallest and heaviest players ever. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shaquille O'Neal has received more than 27,384,024 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular basketball player.

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  • 27M

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  • 65.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 60

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Shaquille O'Neal ranks 4 out of 925Before him are Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. After him are Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Dennis Rodman, Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, Larry Bird, Dražen Petrović, and Radivoj Korać.

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Among people born in 1972, Shaquille O'Neal ranks 7Before him are Zinedine Zidane, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz, Ben Affleck, Eminem, and The Notorious B.I.G.. After him are Dwayne Johnson, Wentworth Miller, Rivaldo, Jude Law, Pavel Nedvěd, and Mauricio Pochettino.

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Among people born in United States, Shaquille O'Neal ranks 477 out of 12,171Before him are Michael Landon (1936), The Notorious B.I.G. (1972), Warren Beatty (1937), Susan Sontag (1933), John Cazale (1935), and Washington Irving (1783). After him are Lady Gaga (1986), Leonard Nimoy (1931), Sidney Poitier (1927), Margaret Brown (1867), Willem Dafoe (1955), and Gertrude B. Elion (1918).


Among basketball players born in United States, Shaquille O'Neal ranks 4Before him are Michael Jordan (1963), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947). After him are Bill Russell (1934), Magic Johnson (1959), Dennis Rodman (1961), Oscar Robertson (1938), Jerry West (1938), Larry Bird (1956), Julius Erving (1950), and Kobe Bryant (1978).

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