Jada Smith Accused of Being Jealous of Husband’s Success: “Beyonce and Jay Z Are Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant, Will Smith and Jada Are..”

Published 05/19/2022, 6:30 PM EDT

Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant are one of the best duos the NBA has ever seen. Together they helped the LA Lakers win three titles. To top it off, it was a three-peat from 2000 to 2002. And Shaq was awarded the Finals MVP award on all three occasions. While they have had their spats, they eventually patched things up later on.

And recently, comedian Aries Spears was asked about the theory of Jada Smith being jealous of Will Smith. So he compared the duo of Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant to Beyonce and Jay Z. 

Lakers Kobe Bryant bumps chests with Shaquille O’Neal after O’Neal got fouled scoring in the first half during the First Round of the Western Conference Playoffs at Staples Center Sunday April 21, 2002.Trailblazer Damon Stoudamire looks on from the left. Lakers won 95–87. (Photo by Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Because both the individuals in the duo bring a lot of things to the team. But he said that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett are like a young Dominique Wilkins and Spud Webb.


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Will Smith and Jada Smith

Spears said that Will Smith is one of the most popular guys in the industry. And that marrying Will helped Jada extend her career, and that it was a lifeline.


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Aries said, “That’s crazy! You are jealous of your husband! Once that union happens, y’all supposed to be the yin and the yan. Y’all supposed to be everything together…” about the theory, Jada is jealous.

He then said, “Beyonce and Jay Z are Shaq and Kobe. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett are a young Dominique Wilkins and Muggsy Bogues or Spud Webb. You see what I am saying? Like Jay Z and Beyonce are equal level in terms of what they bring to the table…”

Spears then clarified his comparisons, saying that Dominique was the star in Atlanta and that he was the go-to guy for the team. He stated that Spud Webb wasn’t bad, and he had his own style, but Dominique was head and shoulders above him.

Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant

Shaq and Kobe played together for 8 years for the Lakers. They were a very dominant duo and complimented each other’s game.


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Recently, Shaq took to Instagram and claimed that he and Kobe are the best duo ever in the NBA. And he also made fun of people comparing the duo with Joel Embiid and James Harden.

O’Neal was already a superstar when he joined the Lakers in 1996. That year, the Lakers managed to get Kobe Bryant on draft night.


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But the rookie soon rose to prominence as he earned his first All-Star call-up in 1998. After the appointment of Phil Jackson, the duo was unstoppable and went on to win three straight NBA championships. And if it wasn’t for their feud, they could have won a few more.



Bagavathi Eswaran

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Bagavathi Eswaran is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He has been playing the game of basketball for more than 20 years now and has also been following the NBA for more than 10 years. After not being able to go pro, this former college player decided to join the IT industry.