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Ahead of the game against the Golden State Warriors at the Staples Center on Sunday, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant shared a nice exchange with former team-mate Shaquille O’Neal.
O’Neal attended the game and was busy greeting some old faces, and among them was Bryant as he was preparing for the encounter on the court.
The pair shook hands and even shared a friendly hug in a nice exchange between two former team-mates that didn’t always see eye to eye.
Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant embrace pic.twitter.com/iMe3QxF2Q8
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Nevertheless, after playing alongside each other between 1996 and 2004 and winning three championships and forming a dynamic duo that established themselves as one of the best in the league’s history, it looks as though they were happy to see each other.
However, it wasn’t so much fun for Bryant thereafter after another heavy loss leaves the Lakers at 1-9 for the season despite his 44 points on the night.