WATCH: Full Blockbuster Interview Between Kobe Bryant And Shaquille O'Neal

Prior to NBA All-Star Saturday Night, when the Skills Competition, 3-Point Contest, and Slam Dunk Contest took place, TNT aired an extended interview between Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal.

The two discussed their time together with the Los Angeles Lakers, why the worked so well together, and, ultimately, why their relationship turned so sour during the last few years before Shaq was traded to the Miami Heat.

Along the way, they openly brought up new revelations from their breakup, including the fact that Kobe was nearly traded to the Chicago Bulls before the Lakers decided to deal Shaq instead.

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