Intro to Kobe and Shaq memes

Welcome to our meme haven celebrating the dynamic duo of Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal!

Join us in reliving the camaraderie, competitive banter, and laughter these two legends brought to the game. Our Kobe and Shaq memes pay tribute to Kobe and Shaq’s enduring legacy and honor their remarkable careers and unforgettable partnership.

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About Kobe & Shaq

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal formed a formidable duo during their tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers in the early 2000s. Their partnership resulted in three consecutive NBA championships (2000, 2001, 2002), solidifying their dominance in the league.

Bryant’s scoring prowess combined with O’Neal’s dominance in the paint propelled the Lakers to success. Despite their differing personalities and occasional clashes, their on-court chemistry and shared commitment to winning created a basketball dynasty. Their achievements as a tandem showcase an era of unparalleled excellence and cement their legacy as two of the greatest players in NBA history.

Take a look at this incredible one-two punch with this brotherhood recap.

Why Kobe and Shaq make funny Memes

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal’s meme appeal arises from their contrasting personalities, on-court achievements, and their dynamic partnership. Memes capture their basketball dominance, contrasting attitudes, occasional clashes, and memorable moments, making them iconic figures in internet humor and meme culture.

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Kobe and Shaq Memes

Here are the best of the best Kobe and Shaq basketball memes. Browse, laugh, and share quickly using the share button on each meme!

Kobe haters feel it was all Shaq, but numbers prove otherwise

Can’t get much more even than that. Sorry, Kobe haters.

Kobe and Shaq meme Kobe haters be like
via NBA Memes

Despite feud, Shaq and Kobe were still best duo in NBA history

Their record speaks for itself.

Kobe and Shaq meme despite feud, best duo in NBA history
via NBA Memes

There’s no “I” in team…

But there’s an “M” and “E” in that mother—er!
Kobe and Shaq meme there's no I in team


Shaq wore #8 while Kobe was suspended

A true sign of support and friendship.

Kobe and Shaq meme Shaq wearing Kobe #8 jersey while suspended

Shaq: “I’m calling you Brick Mamba”

Kobe made many shots, but also missed many.

Kobe and Shaq meme I'm calling you Brick Mamba
via NBA Memes

Shaq’s face on 3 NBA Larry O’Brien championship trophies

Kobe haters be like…

Shaq and Kobe meme trophies with shaq's face on 3
via NBA Memes

Kobe: “All these championships were earned by me.”

April Fools!

Shaq and Kobe meme April fools all championships earned by Kobe
via NBA Memes

Kobe: “I didn’t appreciate Shaq until I played with Dwight”

Dwight vs Shaq? Not even a comparison.

Shaq and Kobe meme I didn't appreciate Shaq until I played with Dwight

More from Kobe about playing with Dwight Howard

Distance makes the heart grow fonder.

Shaq and Kobe meme I didn't appreciate Shaq until I played with Dwight
via iFunny.co

Still a better love story than Twilight

Bella and Edward got nothing on Kobe and Shaq!

Shaq and Kobe meme better love story that Twilight movie

Shaq lifting his shorts to show that great things come from hard work

Probably not the type of hard work and perseverance that Kobe was referencing.

Shaq and Kobe meme Shaq lifting up his shorts


If Shaq and Kobe aged together as men

Wish we could’ve seen this.

Kobe and Shaq meme old men illustration
via ShiftRefresh

Shaq’s tribute to Kobe’s death on Twitter/X

Such a tragedy.

Kobe and Shaq meme Shaq's tribute to Kobe's death


Carried not earned

Who carried who? For this meme, it’s Shaq carrying Kobe!

Kobe and Shaq meme carried not earned

Kobe after winning 2012 NBA title: “I got one more than Shaq!”

Numbers don’t like, Kobe has one more title than Shaq.

Shaq and Kobe meme Kobe saying he won 1 more championships than Shaq
via NBA Memes

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