3 Shaq Los Angeles Lakers Rings Set NBA Championship Rings
These Shaq Los Angeles Lakers Rings Set were the championship rings won by NBA Hall Of Famer, Shaq, Shaquille O’neal. Shaq has won 4 NBA Championship Rings. Three of those are won as the Lakers and the fourth ring was won during his time in the Miami Heat alongside Dwayne Wade.
2000 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Championship Ring Shaq
This 2000 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Championship ring was given to the Lakers after defeating the Indiana Pacers 4-2 in the 2000 NBA Finals. Shaquille O’Neal was named the Finals MVP.
First Championship ring won by the franchise in the 2000s with Kobe Bryant leading the franchise. This marks the beginning of another great time in the NBA history.
The ring contains 14 Karat of gold with an estimate of 2 carat in diamonds. Top of the ring is designed with the Lakers name along with round cut diamonds in the background.
Team side of the has an NBA trophy with words ‘Bling Bling’. This was a request from Shaq during the season to make the ring Bling if they won the championship.
2001 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Championship Ring Shaq
For the second year in a row, the Lakers chose Henry Kay of Chicago to design their championship ring. The ring is made of 14k gold paved with yellow diamonds on the background.
Furthermore, this was the first and only ring at that time to use yellow diamond on an NBA Championship Ring.
Designed inspiration from a bezel setting, it has the words ‘World Champions’ encircling the side of the shank.
On the side of the ring, it has a Lakers logo along with words ’Back 2 Back’ to commemorate the consecutive victory of the franchise. On the bottom of the band, it has the championship year engraved.
While on the player side of the ring, each player name is engraved with the number 15-1 and the NBA logo in the center of the band which represents teh best league History of the Los Angeles Lakers.
2002 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Championship Ring Shaq
This Shaq 2002 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Championship Ring was awarded to the Lakers after defeating the New Jersey Nets 4-0 in the 2002 NBA Finals. Shaquille O’Neal was again named the Finals MVP.
The 2002 NBA Championship ring was the heaviest championship ring ever made. Front of this Championship ring features a center trillion cut diamond representing the triangle offense technic. Also, with word ‘Back Back Back’ representing the three consecutive victory of the franchise. Also, the 3 smaller trillion cut diamond around the center gemstone also represents the 3rd consecutive victory.
On the player side of the ring, it features each player’s name, along with an NBA logo and the player’s number.
Team side of the ring includes words ‘Slam Dunk’ and ‘Chick’ to commemorate the NBA announcer Chick Hearn who passed away over the off-season.
Finally, the championship year 2002 was engraved at the bottom of the band.