Shaquille O'Neal is returning to television, this time in an area of his expertise. O'Neal has officially joined TNT as an NBA analyst and will sit alongside Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson on the network's basketball broadcasts. In addition, O'Neal will work with NBA TV.
O'Neal brought his playing career to an end this year after 19 seasons in the league. O'Neal played the majority of his career with the Los Angeles Lakers and also played for the Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics. In 37 games in Boston last season, O'Neal averaged 9.2 points and 4.8 rebounds in an injury-ridden season.
In his Hall of Fame career, O'Neal won four NBA championship titles - three in a row with the Lakers and another one with Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat. O'Neal is fifth all-time in scoring with 28,596 points and had 13,099 rebounds in his career.