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Eleven years after messy breakup with Lakers, Kobe and Shaq make up on podcast

Eleven years after messy breakup with Lakers, Kobe and Shaq make up on podcast

More than a decade after a feud between Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal led to the breakup of one of the NBA's most dynamic duos, the two shared stories about their bickering Lakers days and why it all fell apart. Bryant, entering his 20th season with the Lakers, and O'Neal, an NBA analyst on TNT, reminisced on O'Neal's podcast about those turbulent moments with the Lakers from 1999-2004. Bryant and O'Neal won three championships together, in 2000, '01 and '02, and lost in the 2004 NBA Finals to Detroit, but they argued all along the way, the end coming when now-deceased Lakers owner Jerry Buss shipped O'Neal to the Miami Heat. When he went...

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