06/03/2011 02:28 pm ET | Updated Aug 03, 2011

Shaquille O'Neal's Retirement Press Conference (VIDEO)

Shaquille O'Neal officially announced his retirement on Friday in the gym of his house.

While talking about what he is going to miss most about the game, he jokingly said he was going to miss the free throws. Then he went on to retire his nicknames.

"In light of today, I am retiring all my nicknames. The Big Aristotle, Shaq-Fu, The Big Shamrock, The Big Cactus, The Diesel, and finally, the one and only, original, never to be duplicated or replicated … Superman." he said. "From now on, you can call me The Big AARP. Association for the Advancements of Retired Persons."

Shaq first announced his retirement on Twitter earlier this week.

Scroll down to watch the press conference.