NBA The pivot remembers his last season in the Los Angeles team
L broadcast of the first two chapters of 'The Last Dance' the documentary that tells the last season of Michael Jordan in the Chicago Bulls and the achievement of the sixth ring of the franchise, has awakened old ghosts in different NBA players and franchises .
First it was Draymond Green, player of the Golden State Warriors who took advantage of the wave of the documentary to ensure that the process lived in 1998 with the Bulls and Jordan and Pippen's contract was the same process that the Bay team went through in 2019 and ended with the decomposition of the best squad in the history of the Californian franchise.
Another who has also taken advantage of Jordan's 'last dance' to remember his own career has been Shaquille O'Neal . The four-time winner of the ring assures that in the Lakers he lived a similar situation to that of Phil Jackson in his last season in the Bulls, when Jerry Krause told him that he would not win the 82 games of the regular league. follow in the franchise.
"Something that happens during the documentary is the same thing that happened to me," confessed the center 15 times all star in a radio program of the FOX chain. "In 2004 the Lakers told me that if we didn't win the Finals I would be out of the team" .
The Angelenos, who had conquered three rings consecutively from the year 2000 to 2002, they had just lost in the second round to the Spurs the previous season. A defeat that led to the arrival of Karl Malone and Gary Payton to a team that did not find the chemistry throughout the season and that ended up losing the 2004 Finals to some Pistons that played down the Angeline stars .
It was the last episode of Shaq with the angelina shirt. The franchise kept its word and the center changed the beaches of California for those of Miami, where he would conquer a fourth ring with Dwyane Wade . While, the Lakers gave the team reins to Kobe Bryant who ended up winning the egos war with the Newark center.
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