Thursday , Feb , 21 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal Friends Again


There is always built-in tension whenever Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant step onto the same floor. It’s like being at a party and seeing a couple of divorcees in the same room with their new spouses. You can’t help but dart your eyes back and forth at both of them as if you were watching a tennis match. Bryant simply shakes his head and rolls his eyes at such analogies. It’s the one subject he hates more than any other despite his insistence that there is no animosity between he and O’Neal more than three years after the two went their separate ways. Click here for more from Sports Illustrated.com.