In one corner, you have the all-time Lakers lineup of Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, Elgin Baylor, Shaquille O'Neal and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

In the other corner sits the Chicago Bulls' all-time greats: Derrick Rose, Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman and Horace Grant.

Naturally, Shaq thinks his team would win big -- "by fifty," he writes on Instagram.

We would beat em by fifty "what you think". Let me know and don't hold back

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Scottie Pippen begs to differ. He made his case in a sharp rebuttal.

Then Shaq brings it the heat with the worst photo-shopping job you've ever seen:

"Sorry @scottiepippen I don't believe in hypotheticals either, but I seen most of those final you did ok, but this guy did most the work," Shaq writes. "#youwereok steve kerr and Ron harper deserve more credit than you."

Shaq fires another round:


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But don't feel bad for Scottie. He's more than capable of defending himself. Evidence:

Speaking of being a sidekick... if I recall correctly you know a thing or two about that as well. @shaq

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To be continued.

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