10 Best Statues of NBA Players
In every league of every sport, there are certain players who sacrificed all of their living and enjoyments to move themselves to an elite level of the game. Not every player gets his sculpture made, only the best of the best get that honor.
These players are legends and appreciating those legends with their sculptures is a small gratitude to them for what they have accomplished in the world of basketball and contributed to the franchise. Here are the elite 10 NBA players honored with their own sculptures:
#10 Shaquille O'Neal - Los Angeles Lakers
Shaquille O'Neal who has played for six teams during his 19-year career which are Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Boston Celtics. Shaq was a 4-time NBA Champion, 3 of which came with the Lakers (2000-02) and the other came with Miami Heat in 2006.
He was a 3-time NBA Finals MVP, 15-time NBA All-Star and was named the league MVP once in 2000. He has plenty of achievements to his name and that's why he is a Hall of Famer. Honoring him with his statue is just a small thing in front of his achievements.
O'Neal had the best part of his career with the Lakers and the franchise have honored him with his statue for whatever he contributed to the team. Shaquille O'Neil's statue was revealed at the Staples Center; the statue weighs 1000 pounds and is 9-feet tall.