Originally Posted by Denver Bronco56
There are so many health related issues with being that tall, and then throw in sports and you are talking about a lifetime full of even more health problems.
I'm not crying for Shaq. He had more fun in 3 years of his life than any of us will have in a lifetime. He may die 10 years before the rest of us, but he lived a lot more than all of us combined.
And we all have health problems. Your body breaks down. It's not exclusive to athletes.