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Updated: May 15, 2007, 6:12 PM ET
By Pat Smith, Jr. | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game June 7, 2000 - When season long co-star Kobe Bryant sprained his left ankle in the first quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the burden of carrying the Lakers to victory over Indiana fell on Shaquille O'Neal. Bringing his many talents to bear, Shaq dominated the game on both ends of the floor.

The Pacers were using the collapsing "Hack-a-Shaq" defense in the hope of reducing the league MVP's production. O'Neal made them pay by quickly passing out of the double teams, ...

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