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Who is the real Shaquille?

There are many sides to Shaq. Some people love him. Some people hate him. But one thing's for sure – his impact is huge, and unique.

Updated: June 21, 2005, 10:48 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

With 9:11 left in the game, Stan Van Gundy watched the future of the Miami Heat franchise walk toward the locker room. And as he looked at the bench, he knew.

Thirty feet away, Larry Brown could be heard telling his players, "We have three and a half minutes to get it to eight."

As Shaq rose off the bench to get back in the game, he knew – just like Van Gundy – what needed to be done.

The question, even with Miami holding a 78-62 lead, was whether Shaq by himself, ...

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