Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant may have (in)famously not gotten along during large portions of the time they were both with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the two seem to have mostly patched things up since then.
Shaq was at Kobe’s final game, encouraging his former teammate while he dropped 60 points on the Utah Jazz. Bryant returned the love on Friday when he took to Instagram to congratulate O’Neal on his enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame tomorrow and call him the “most dominant big of all time”:
Shaq and Kobe may not have always seen eye-to-eye, but the pair that was so complimentary during their time in L.A. can now give each other plenty of compliments in retirement. In just a few years, O’Neal will get to return the favor and offer his “little brother” some similarly kind words at the latter’s Hall of Fame enshrinement.
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