Stars Give Favorite Shaq Stories

It's well known that Shaq is a clown, but the Hornets' David West claims that he's a psychic. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

it's well known that Shaq is a clown, but the Hornets' David West claims that he's a psychic. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

With Shaq acting as host for 2009 NBA All-Star, Suns.com thought it would be appropriate for some if his guests – other All-Stars from around the league – to reflect on their favorite memories of the Big Cactus. Let’s hear what they had to say: [Read more...]

Shaq at All-Star: In His Own Words

O'Neal was "Shaquacious" with the media today. (David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images)

O'Neal was "Shaquacious" with the media today. (David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images)

As one of the most dominant players to ever play the game on the court and one of the most charismatic to chat with off of it, the media rolled over in droves to hear what Suns center Shaquille O’Neal had to say about his 15th All-Star appearance. 

Suns.com was on hand to record every second of the Big Cactus’ meeting with the press today, so we thought we’d provide you with some of the best snippets. Below is Shaq in his own words: [Read more...]

5 Questions With Hall of Famer Rick Barry



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2009 NBA All-Star officially tipped off in Phoenix on Wednesday and one of the events that signified the beginning of the celebration was the appearance of Hall of Famer Rick Barry at the Suns Team Shop located inside the US Airways Center. The eight-time All-Star, who played for the Warriors, Nets and Rockets during his professional career, signed autographs for fans for an hour as the NBA debuted its All-Star merchandise in the team shop.

Barry, who was named to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team, allowed Suns.com to fire five questions in his direction about a variety of topics that included 2009 NBA All-Star, his playing days and where the basketball talent lies within his family.

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