Kw-logo-smaller

Kobe and Shaq - The Lakers' Attack

Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant are the LA Lakers winning combo.
Shaquille O'Neal of the Lakers.

The LA Lakers have won three straight NBA titles - thanks to basketball's greatest one-two combo - Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal. Here's a closer look at Kobe and Shaq - the two stars of the Lakers' Attack.

Strength vs. Style


  • Shaquille O'Neal scores by powering his 300 pound body to the hoop. His size makes him almost impossible to defend which is why he gets fouled so much.
  • Kobe Bryant has a more stylish game. He gets his points by gliding to the hoop or taking medium-range jump shots.

    Mosque vs. Meat

    • Kobe was named after a type of steak (Kobe) seen by his parents on a menu before he was born.

    Rap vs. Rome

    • Shaq spent several years learning to rhyme and has recorded five rap albums.
    • Kobe spent eight years of his childhood in Italy and is fluent in Italian.
    • New Skool vs. Old Skool

      • Shaquille O'Neal went to Louisiana State University after high school. He left after his junior year when he was drafted by the Orlando Magic in 1992. He took courses during the summer and graduated in 2000 with a B.A. in General Studies.
      • Kobe never went to college. He was drafted in 1996 from Lower Merion High School by the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets then traded him to the Lakers for Vlade Divac.

      Superman vs. Kobe-Wan Kenobi

      • Shaquille O'Neal is obsessed with Superman and even has a Superman tattoo.
      • Kobe Bryant's favorite movie of all time is Star Wars.
      Related Stories:
    • Get More Sports Info Here
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments

    share with your friends


    Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    F1023224959078

    Steak You'd Like to be Named After?

    • Kobe.
    • Salisbury.
    • T-Bone.
    • Rib-Eye.

    related stories

    Micro_n micro
    Kobe puts it up with 3 seconds left… it’s short… air ball… Ron Artest jumps up and snatches the b...
    Micro_n micro
    Who’s going to win the NBA Championship Finals and the Larry O’Brien trophy? “Oh it’s got to be K...
    Micro_shannon_micro
    It didn’t happen during a slam dunk contest, where players whip out their fanciest moves without ...

    Sports in the forums

    -Gwen42--
    -Gwen42-- posted in Basketball:
    Still Duke!!!
    reply about 7 hours
    -Gwen42--
    New Orleans Saints
    reply about 8 hours
    -Gwen42--
    Saints 
    reply about 8 hours
    izzylovesjack
    izzylovesjack posted in Baseball:
    San Francisco giants buster poseys my dream bf boo dodgers!!!
    reply 2 days
    melanie444
    karate is my sports and in the summer i mostly try out other sports  :) 
    reply 2 days

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

    Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

    157262_(2)

    When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

    100x100_ra_logo_girl

    Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

    _thumb_100x100

    Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...