#5. Shaquille O’Neal

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Shaquille O’Neal played eight seasons for the Lakers (1996-2004), teaming with Kobe Bryant to win the championship in 2000, 2001 and 2002. He was the 1999-2000 NBA MVP and the NBA Finals MVP for all three of those Lakers titles, and made the All-Star Game in seven of his seasons in Los Angeles. He was traded to the Miami Heat in July 2004. The Los Angeles Lakers retired O’Neal’s jersey in April 2013 and announced in January 2016 that they will honor O’Neal with a statue that will be unveiled some time during the 2016-17 season.