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Shaquille O'Neal Responds To Kobe Bryant's Critical Remarks

A closeup of NBA legend Shaq, Shaquille O'Neal.

SPRINGFIELD, MA - SEPTEMBER 09: Shaquille O'Neal reacts during the 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Symphony Hall on September 9, 2016 in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

It's no secret that Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal weren't the best of friends during their time in Los Angeles. Well, the feud between the two superstars is recirculating due to the legendary guard's recent comments.

Bryant was recently in Las Vegas when he talked about Shaq's work ethic. Clearly, the 'Black Mamba' wasn't fond of how his teammate conducted himself on the court.

The most interesting comment that Kobe made was that he'd have 12 rings if Shaq remained in shape throughout his career. He also mentioned that the All-Star center would be the greatest player of all time if his work ethic was better.

Shaq wasn't going to let Kobe's comments go without getting in a few jabs of his own.

Earlier today, Shaq said that Kobe would have 12 rings if he passed the ball more. The majority of his responses were shared on Instagram.

Here are his comments on Instagram:

In an effort to defuse the situation, Bryant went on Twitter to release a statement. "I know most media want to see it but it ain’t gonna happen," Bryant wrote on Twitter. "Ain’t nothin but love there and we too old to beef anyway." 

Shaq's response to this post was pretty hilarious, as he said "It’s all good bro, when I saw the interview, I thought you were talking about Dwite, is that how u spell his name lol."

Now, it appears Shaq is ready to start feuding with Dwight Howard.

We'll see if Howard decides to jump into the action and respond to Shaq's latest tweet.