It’s Shaq’s birthday, his 50th in fact, and what better way to celebrate than joining Kevin Chroust and Chris De Salvo as they wind the clock back to March 6, 2000 as the Los Angeles Lakers star delivered a one-of-a-kind performance to crush the Clippers.
In the midst of his only MVP season, Shaq’s birthday was one to remember. In 45 minutes on the second night of a back-to-back, he put up 61 points and grabbed 23 rebounds as a regular-season precursor to the first NBA championship of his career, aided by a particularly bright young star by the name of Kobe Bryant.
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