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Shaquille O’Neal describes Kobe Bryant’s death as a ‘triple stabbing to the heart’

During TNT’s Tribute to Kobe Bryant on Tuesday night, Shaquille O’Neal broke down in tears as he spoke on his relationship with Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday in a helicopter accident.

“It hit all of us out of nowhere. I didn’t wanna believe it. I said to myself, I hope somebody — some buttface —...

Over the following three seasons, Bryant quickly rose to stardom alongside O'Neal and the Lakers, leading the team to the first of three consecutive championships in the 1999-00 season. That year, O'Neal led the league in scoring (29.7 ppg) and finished second in the league in rebounding (13.6 ...