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We already miss you big time, Shaq

After 19 seasons, he's gone and his big shoes will never be filled

Updated: June 5, 2011, 10:45 AM ET
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ORLANDO -- He walked onto his self-made podium donning a three-piece suit and pink tie -- swearing he looked gorgeous, as always. He took more than a few moments to thank all those he's loved for so long, paying homage to a mother and father he loved most. And by the time Shaquille O'Neal had finished saying goodbye to an illustrious career spanning 19 years, punctuating his résumé with some of the most memorable moments in NBA history, the ease in his demeanor clearly exuded that ...

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