therealdeal wrote:He and Kareem have never gotten along.
During Dr. Buss memorial, Abdul-Jabbar spoke about all the Laker players that Buss demanded and got the best out of...he notably left O'Neal out mentioning only Bryant of the new generation.
And rightfully so.....
Shaq has the most raw physical talent of the group but his attitude toward getting better held him back. The "company time" fiasco and the coming in fat every year are proof enough that he wasn't dedicated at the same level as Kareem..... It's obvious to those of us who watched both play and that's why he has to try and revise history with his little quips.
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