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Shaq's mixed homecoming

Updated: December 26, 2009, 4:22 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPN Los Angeles

There was a smattering of boos when his name was announced, louder jeers when he first touched the ball in the paint and an almost unison groan when he threw down his first dunk.

It's been more than five years since Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant essentially divorced, and it seems as if the only ones still holding a grudge these days are the children of Los Angeles who still can't forgive O'Neal for leaving them.

They might be living with Bryant now, but a part of them will never ...

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