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Shaq ready to leave mark in Boston

Big Shamrock opens up about his new teammates, motivation, Kobe, LeBron and more

Updated: September 27, 2010, 9:23 AM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

QUINCY, Mass. -- Shaquille O'Neal lounged in his family room last June observing the Lakers' championship celebration on his flat-screen television, listening to the comments of former teammate Kobe Bryant with a bemused smile.

When asked what his fifth championship meant to him personally, Bryant declared, "I got one more than Shaq. So you can take that to the bank."

"My first thought [after hearing that] was, 'Well, I guess I'm still relevant,'" O'Neal said. "Kobe is still thinking ...

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