Shaquille O’Neal simply set the document straight.
On Sunday, the Twitter account Legion Sports activities posted O’Neal’s noteworthy stats within the NBA finals with the Los Angeles Lakers from 2000 to 2002. Nevertheless, one fan wasn’t impressed, arguing that the all-star’s accomplishments wouldn’t have come to cross if he hadn’t been enjoying aspect by aspect with the late Kobe Bryant.
“Even with all of this Shaq doesn’t win these rings with out Kobe,” the Twitter person fired off.
O’Neal has greater than 15 million followers on Twitter, and the creator of the important tweet has, as of Monday night, 64. However, O’Neal discovered the time to leap on social media and clap again at his critic.
“No particular person can win with out one other star massive dummy,” the legendary participant wrote. “What number of would magic have with out kareem what number of would kenny smith have with out hakeem wtf u speaking about i hate dumb ass folks get pleasure from my stats and stf up.” (So as, he’s speaking about Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kenny Smith and Hakeem Olajuwon.)
O’Neal, who now co-hosts “Contained in the NBA,” is mostly considered one of many best gamers of all time (as is Bryant). Throughout O’Neal’s NBA profession, he secured 4 championships, profitable three with the Lakers and one with the Miami Warmth.
The 7-foot-1 heart spoke concerning the significance of teamwork throughout an episode of his podcast “The Big Podcast with Shaq” in January.
O’Neal, who with Bryant shaped some of the profitable tandems in NBA historical past, mentioned: “I’ve 4 championships ― can’t do it with out Large Bob [Robert Horry], can’t do with out Rick Fox, can’t do with out the D Fish [Derek Fisher]. They need to be concerned. It’s not ‘throw the ball at Shaq, and Shaq shoots it each time or throw the ball to Kobe.’”