Adam Fromal, USA TODAY
ORLANDO (USA Today)—Leaving the Orlando Magic worked out pretty well for Shaquille O’Neal.
Though he had to wade through a feud with Kobe Bryant, he still built his legacy with the Los Angeles Lakers, earning three rings in a row from 2000 through 2002. His 1999-00 campaign (29.7 points, 13.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 3.0 blocks per game) in particular remains one of the greatest ever submitted by any player at any position.
We can’t forget about the rest of his career, either, as he won a championship with the Miami Heat alongside Dwyane Wade and took his talents to plenty of other locations.
But if O’Neal could do it over again, he’d keep wearing pinstripes—four titles be damned.