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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook on getting name checked in Kendrick Lamar's new song: "Any time you hear your name in a song you feel like you made it."

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq's statue will hang over Star Plaza at Staples Center.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook with a strike at his annual Why Not? charity bowling event:

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaq getting emotional as he hears his kids shower him with praise before his statue unveiling.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Shaquille O'Neal and his six children: Taahirah, Myles, Shareef, Amirah, Shaqir and Mearah.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Kobe: "Shaq was the most dominating player I've ever seen."

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Kobe Bryant on Shaq: "He's the most dominant player I've ever seen."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Phil Jackson with a timely "Who let the dogs out?" reference.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Phil Jackson: "You let all the dogs out, Shaquille."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Jerry West said with a smile if the Lakers didn't sign Shaq in 1996 their backup plan was Travis Knight, who they had acquired after the draft.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Jerry West, the man who brought Shaq to LA in 1996, just arrived after being stuck in traffic.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Yes! Kareem references Kazaam!

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: "Some people thought the odds of Kobe Bryant showing up today were the same as Shaq hitting a free throw."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Kareem: "Some thought the odds of Kobe showing up today were the same as Shaq sinking a free-throw."

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, who isn't in attendance today because he's scouting at the UCLA-Kentucky game, made a special video for Shaq's statue unveiling.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Magic Johnson is out scouting today but he recorded a video message for Shaquille O'Neal.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Yes, Slava Medvedenko is back at Staples Center today for Shaq's statue unveiling.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Shaquille O'Neal is joined on stage by Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jeanie Buss and Lee Zeidman.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Jeanie Buss addressing the crowd as Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson and Kareem Abdul-Jabber watch on.