Shaq’s Career Stats

Shaquille O’Neal is ending his 19-year NBA career, according to his Twitter feed

Shaq ooout. #ShaqRetires http://www.tout.com/9944wo

This scatterplot shows how the 7-foot-1 star’s field goal performance has declined over time, as O’Neal moved from Orlando to LA and, ultimately, Boston. The Y-axis shows the number of field goals made, and the X-axis shows his age (view the interactive version):

Use the drop-down menus to change views. This one shows that Shaq’s field goal percentage improved with age, even as his output declined: