Shaq Dismisses NBA All Time Top 10 List Which Snubbed Kobe Bryant

Shaq Dismisses NBA All Time Top 10 List Which Snubbed Kobe Bryant

Edwin Kiplagat
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:22 PM
  • NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal has dismissed a top 10 list which omitted Kobe Bryant
  • The list ranks the best NBA players of all time and put LeBron James first and Stephen Curry third
  • The list left out the late Bryant in the top 10 who many consider a must-have in any top 10 list

NBA icon Shaquille O'Neal has rubbished a list of the top 10 NBA players of all time which had LeBron James first and completely snubbed five-time NBA champion, the late Kobe Bryant.

Discourse on the best 10 NBA players of all time is always heated, but Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar have always occupied the top 3 positions.

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Shaq and Kobe Bryant won three NBA titles together. Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein.
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The criteria for ranking players in the top 10 list has always been long. However, NBA titles, regular-season MVPs and NBA Finals MVPs have always been vital in the rankings

Michael Jordan has come on top in many lists due to his two three peats and overall everlasting impact on the sport all over the world. James is still playing at a high level at 38 and is on the brink of becoming the leader in NBA scoring.

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Abdul-Jabbar's list of achievements is long and will likely not be surpassed

Shaq dismisses top 10 list

Shaq shared a to p 10 list made by Playmaker and although he agreed with him getting in the top 5, he didn't like it because his former LA Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant was omitted.

"Y’all agree with this, i don’t they missing main man KOBE what yall think. still love you @playmaker. ill take number five."

Bryant and O'Neal's partnership with the Lakers won them three NBA titles in a row, which was the last time an NBA team win a three-peat.

Stephen Curry is ranked third on the list, while Kevin Durant is ranked ninth. San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan is also missing from the top 10.

Sports Brief earlier reported on O'Neal attempting and hilariously failing the Cuff it Challenge.

The towering figure was seen performing along with four other women. At first, things were going well, but he looked lost as the moves got more intricate.

Nevertheless, the 7-foot center didn’t forget to seek forgiveness from R&B queen Beyonce.

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Edwin Kiplagat has five years of experience in journalism working as a Sports Editor at Africa Insight Communications and ESPN. Edwin Kiplagat is a Bachelor's Degree holder in journalism from the Multimedia University of Kenya.
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