Shaq admits: ‘I’m not as impressed with LeBron as Kobe is, here’s why’

During his huge career, Shaquille O’Neal had the opportunity to evolve alongside Kobe Bryant as well as LeBron James. However, the king would have been entitled to greater preferential treatment than the rear…for the simple reason that it impressed Dachai at the time.

not only Shaquille O’Neal He’s been able to amass trophies on the major league floors, but he’s also managed to surround himself with the players he’s become a legend.If we had to choose three stars to be teammates with, it would be Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, in chronological order. He ended up winning everyone except the king’s case! At the same time always an alpha male in its workforce.

So, unsurprisingly, he contributed a lot to the development of his teammates, who were young when he played alongside him. However, as he explained in his 2011 autobiography, his approach to each of them was very different. On top of that, he claimed at the time that he had almost nothing to do with one of them while Vino was carrying the sauce!

According to Shaq, LeBron has “figured it all out”

I always tell people that when it comes to being tough on young stars and letting them down, on a scale from 1 to 10, I’m a 10 Kobe, 4 with D-Wade, and 1 with LeBron. I didn’t tell LeBron that I didn’t need to. He has learned from an early age how to work and perform at the highest level.

It may seem surprising, but we have to remember one thing first: O’Neal rubbed shoulders with these legends at various points in their respective careers. For example, the Mamba entered the league the year he signed with the Lakers, so he saw the guard take his first steps. Having four years of experience and being the team’s owner, he’s inevitably more supportive of his teammates…which he doesn’t always appreciate, given Shaqtus’ sometimes overly aloof attitude.

Instead, when the latter signed to Cleveland in 2009, LBJ had been through a few seasons and had just won its first MVP title. Accustomed to pressure and being No. 1 from an early age, the Chosen quickly impresses with his maturity and outstanding basketball IQ. Meanwhile, Shaq is nearing the end, so it’s logically impossible to treat him the same as Wino.

Interestingly, another member of the 2003 draft class was praised by Big Diesel. As mentioned, his experience with Dwyane Wade was also very good. As a result, he was content to turn it in certain directions:

Wade is a good listener. I wasn’t as strict with him as I was with Kobe. Instead of standing on his back, I said, “Hey man, maybe you should try it.”

LeBron has gone further in his career than Kobe, so Shaquille O’Neal’s advice isn’t necessarily needed. The wing is still going strong and was only 25 when the Hall of Famer landed in Ohio!

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