With a 2017 NBA Draft right around a corner, Amex gave a label members exclusive entrance to an speak with a NBA legends who were drafted first and second altogether accurately 25 years ago.
ESPN researcher Doris Burke chatted with a dual giants about being drafted together in 1992, behind when centers dominated a game. They recounted what it was like to play opposite one another and afterwards join army to win a championship in Miami.
The two also common their thoughts on the many new NBA Finals as good as a League’s changing style. When asked how he would transport chasing three-point shooters in today’s NBA, Shaq responded, “I wouldn’t have chased them. I’d have knocked them on their ass.”
Shaq and Zo haven’t always been best friends. They were competing to be the No. 1 pick in a Draft before they even entered a League, and they went on to speak rabble during Team USA practices and duke it out in a Eastern Conference for a good cube of a ’90s.
In new years, however, they’ve grown a good honour for one another, and they’re both still indignant that Christian Laettner kick them out for a final mark on a Dream Team.
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