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Shaq to Boston Means Nicknames

Props to @NBA_Photos for the Shaq pic!

Now that Shaquille O’Neal is officially signing with the Celtics, ESPN Boston and Sportscenter.com thought he needed a new nickname. Check out the more popular ones below:

Here are our favorite responses, in no particular order:
@cistocraig: maybe ‘unleaded’ b/c he definitely isn’t the diesel anymore.

@Big_Rod_1: The Big Shillelagh!

@DubMcFly: The Big Baked Bean

@COACHOILER: The Green Mantern

@blinnkk: The Green Monstahh…

@jboomer: Former Laker in Boston? The Big Shaqrilege.

@Brad_is_rad: The Big Shaqachussetts

@kateromero_pix: Jolly Green Giant!

@FantheUICFlames: The Giant Shaqrechaun

@dbonifant: The Big Revolutionary

@tomgrahammusic: Saint Shaqrick!

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  3. Jimmy

    August 4, 2010 at 10:08 pm

    “Bigger Papi”

  4. Khai Pham


    August 4, 2010 at 10:15 pm

    I wonder what Ortiz would think of that? lol

  5. Dustin Chapman

    August 5, 2010 at 12:38 am

    I’m still in love with Jolly Green Giant.

  6. EMan

    August 5, 2010 at 6:04 pm


  7. EMan

    August 5, 2010 at 6:09 pm

    GGRRREEEENNN GIANT!!!….Just like the vegetable guy!..Lol

  8. Leo B22

    August 5, 2010 at 6:30 pm


  9. EMan

    August 5, 2010 at 11:43 pm


  10. EMan

    August 5, 2010 at 11:44 pm


  11. EMan

    August 5, 2010 at 11:44 pm

    Jolly Green Giant!

  12. EMan

    August 5, 2010 at 11:46 pm

    Yeah, just like the vegetable guy!..Lol..GGRRREEEENNN GIANT!!!….LMAO

  13. James Henselman

    August 7, 2010 at 6:48 am

    Here is the gold for you Shaquille. It’s a mouthful but I think you’ll like it; Boston Star Shaqillactica.

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