Sunday, May 31, 2009
My Favorite Athlete--by Leo
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (Shaq) was born on March 6th, 1972 in New Jersey. He has a different childhood from other children. His father was a soldier, so their family moved often from one town to another.
First, he was much taller then other classmates in his school when he was twelve years old. He didn't have any friends, and usually played with his father. His father tought him how to play basketball on his twelfth birthday. After that, he met the third important person in his lift when he was thirteen years old. He was Coach Brown. Next he studied at St.Louis University.
He won two awards for NCCA Best Athlete when he studied at university. He left university when he joined the NBA team in 1992. He plated batter and batter in each game. Finally, he won the award for Best Player in the NBA, and he became a movie star and a singer.