Shaq Attack On Florida Coast!

Talk about some huge shoes to fill. The city of Los Angeles lost one of its biggest celebrities--7 ft. 1 in., 340 lbs., with size-22 sneakers--when the L.A. Lakers traded their indomitable center, SHAQUILLE O'NEAL, to the Miami Heat last week. After the Lakers' surprising loss to the Detroit Pistons in the NBA finals last month and coach Phil Jackson's subsequent departure, Shaq packed his bags and said he wanted to "play for a team that's willing to win." (As opposed to all those fools who think the point is to lose.) So, in a power-sapping trade, the Lakers let O'Neal...

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