• Number: 32
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 7'1"
  • Weight: 325lbs
  • Years Pro: 15
  • Date of Birth: 03/06/1972
  • Prior to NBA: Lousiana State

Shaquille O'Neal Bio

2005-06 Season

Appeared in 59 games (58 starts) with the HEAT and averaged 20.0 points (.600 FG%, .469 FT%), 9.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.76 blocks and 30.6 minutes…missed a total of 21 games due to injury and was placed on the inactive list for the final two games of the regular season (Apr. 18-19) as a healthy scratch…suffered a sprained right ankle in the home opener against Indiana on Nov. 3 that caused him to miss the next 18 games (Nov. 5-Dec. 9)…also missed a game with a sprained right thumb (Mar. 21) and two games with a hyperextended left knee…earned First Team All-NBA honors for the seventh consecutive year…led the NBA in field goal percentage for the ninth time, tying Wilt Chamberlain for the most times in league history…ranked 15th in the NBA in blocks per game…averaged 20-or-more points and shot over 55 percent from the field for the 14th consecutive year…led the HEAT in field goal percentage, offensive rebounds (172), dunks (202) and double-doubles (24) and ranked second in points scored (1,181), field goals made (480), free throws made (221) and attempted (471), defensive (369) and total rebounds (541) and blocked shots (104)…topped the HEAT in scoring 14 times, in rebounds on 31 occasions, in blocks 27 times, in minutes on three occasions, in steals twice and assists once…scored in double figures on 57 occasions, including 31 games of at least 20 points and four 30-point performances…grabbed double-figure rebounds a team-high 26 times and handed out double-figure assists once…recorded his second career triple-double with 15 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists against Toronto on Apr. 11…had 12 double-digit scoring quarters…drew five charges…was selected as the starting center for the Eastern Conference All-Stars at the All-Star Game in Houston where he tallied 17 points, a team-high nine rebounds, four assists and one steal in 22:34 of playing time…Season Highs: 35 points (at Charlotte, Mar. 6), 17 rebounds (vs. L.A. Lakers, Dec. 25), 10 assists (vs. Toronto, Apr. 11), four blocks (six times), two steals (three times) and 42:51 minutes.


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