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Brian Schmitz from the Orlando Sentinel discusses how Shaquille O'Neal will be remembered by Magic fans.
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Well that check came from LSU obviously the magic get that the number one pick your area for the worst record in the league -- -- media. Great ping pong ball bounce the prize and Shaq. And immediately what he. Changed Orlando he changed the magic. He made them relevant. Contender. And then -- within four seasons. The fourth season magic care. What were already in the NBA finals. So. And in his time in Orlando. Funny guy. Very creative. I was recruited him as the giant entertainment center and you always got a kick out of that so. He definitely. Changed everything about the magic. And when he left but everything changed about the magic. They went all the way down the bottom of the league. And it wasn't until the magic era and another ping pong ball bounce and got -- Dwight Howard took ten years to recover. From a -- of Shaq so. Personally I'm glad to check retired it looked like you struggled the last couple years anyway. But there was never in the NBA. Absence Wilt Chamberlain yeah -- dominant force like Shaquille O'Neal.