Shaquille O'Neal's four most dominant career performances

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Shaq Week is winding down on NBA TV but that doesn't mean the appreciation of The Big Shaqtus should diminish. 

He truly was a once in a lifetime talent and a player whose likeness we may never see again in the NBA. 

Here are four examples of just what he could do. 

vs. Toronto Raptors

This was the final dominant game of Shaq's amazing career and it came at the age of 36. 

He really left it all on the court as he gave the Toronto Raptors a torrid evening dropping 45 points, missing only five of his 25 attempts on the night. 

11 rebounds, two assists, three steals and one block was the icing on the cake in a crazy game.

vs. Washington Wizards

This game came in the peak of the L.A. Lakers' power. Kobe Bryant and Shaq both had nights when the took over and made the game theirs, and this outing against the Washington Wizards was truly the Big Aristotle's. 

He played 38 minutes and was a complete force of nature in every section of the stats sheet. His 40 points were the tip of the iceberg, but there was much more to his game on that night.

He produced eight assists, which is pretty amazing for a center, stole the ball three times, blocked it five times and claimed 17 rebounds. 

vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

During his early years, when Shaq truly was a monster, the Minnesota Timberwolves were one of many franchises to feel his wrath. 

He truly did it all in that game as he finished with 53 points from his 31 shots, making 22 of them. Surprisingly, he went 9-13 from the line which, for the big man, is amazing. 

He added 18 rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks as the T-Wolves turned into kittens at the might of the New Jersey native. 

vs. L.A. Clippers

Kobe Bryant may have produced the best performance in L.A. Lakers history but the most dominant surely belongs to Shaq. It was arguably the best performance of complete dominance the NBA has ever seen. 

Against their city rivals, the Diesel only took 35 shots as he ended with 61 points on simply incredible night - he only missed nine throughout the whole night. 

To go with his incredible points display, he also pulled down an incredible 23 rebounds as the L.A. Clippers simply couldn't live with him. 

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