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Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets are 13-5 in the last 18 games where they've averaged 119.8 points and shot .457 from the field. During these 18 games, the Rockets' are averaging 15.1 three-point field goals made per game.

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Crowds going 20 deep are in front of Staples to see the unveiling is Shaq'a statue.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

After two days off, followed up by one practice, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said he didn't feel the need to go review anything major with his team. "We do that all year," he said. Houston is going for it's 50th victory of the season against New Orleans on Friday night.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaqtown is a street fair outside of Staples Center today complete with Shaq-themed games.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

On days like this I really miss Chick Hearn and hearing his voice as the emcee.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Looks like Snoop Dogg is bringing a lot of guests to Shaq's statue unveiling

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Gary Payton, Horace Grant, Ron Harper and Elden Campbell catching up before Shaq arrives.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaqtown U.S.A.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

These three guys will have a reunion today.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq's shoe (not actual size).

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Fans get to practice one of Shaq's favorite activities outside of Staples Center today: free throws.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Snoop Dogg has 10 reserved seats -- the most of anyone here.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq's statue will be next to Jerry West's statue outside of Staples Center. West helped bring Shaq to Los Angeles in 1996.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Jamaal Wilkes catching up with Janie Buss.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Horace Grant catching up with Ron Harper and Jim Cleamons.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The plaque that will be unveiled next to Shaq's statue outside Staples Center.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The stage is set today for Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson and other dignitaries.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

L.A. Live is packed with fans waiting for Shaq's statue unveiling.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq's statue, which will hanging above the ground outside Staples Center.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Horace Grant is Shaq's first teammate to arrive at the ceremony.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaqtown has filled up with several hundred Lakers fans.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Welcome to Shaqtown USA!

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona alum Channing Frye missed the start of the Wildcats-Xavier Sweet 16 game Thursday. When he checked on the game and saw his school was winning, he decided not to watch as it not jinx them if he stared watching. His viewing choice instead? "Blazing Saddles" on his iPad.