When the Los Angeles Lakers won three straight titles with the dynamic duo of Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant, it seemed like the sky was the limit. Then, everything fell apart. Looking back at their legendary run, one can't help but wonder what could've been. How many more titles could they win for themselves and the Lake Show.
While on "The Rich Eisen Show" with Suzy Shuster, Shaq reminisced about his time with Bryant, admitting that they had the potential to tie or possibly surpass the six titles held by Michael Jordan.
Transcript, courtesy of Eye On Basketball:
"I think we could've either tied Michael or surpassed Mike," O'Neal said on the Rich Eisen Show. "Mike has six. You know, everybody talks about Bill Russell's 11. No player will ever come along and get 11 championships unless they reduce the league to 10 teams. So now Mike, when it comes to the pinnacle of championships, you always got to go with Mike. Mike has six. I think we could've either tied that or got that. But if "if" was a fifth, we'd all be drunk, Susan."
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[via The Rich Eisen Show]
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