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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 24: Former Los Angeles Lakers player Shaquille O'Neal reacts to his former players seated in the audience with Kobe Bryant looking on during unveiling of his statue at Staples Center March 24, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Kobe: ‘I Woulda had 12 F***ing Rings if Shaq Wasn’t a Lazy A**’

Although Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal have officially buried the hatchet after feuding for several years, you wouldn’t know it from hearing Bryant talk about his former teammate. In a new interview, he says Shaq was a “lazy ass,” adding he “woulda had f***ing 12 rings” had O’Neal put forth a little effort.

“I wish he was in the gym,” Bryant says of O’Neal’s physical shape in his heyday. “Me and Shaq sit down all the time and I say, ‘Dude if your lazy ass was in shape …'”

While his comments may come across as insulting, Bryant insists he and O’Neal trash talk each other all the time — and both are OK with it.