Kobe Bryant's legacy was very close to drastically changing as NBA fans knew it and he is just now providing the rest of the basketball world with the story.

During a recent interview with former Los Angeles Lakers teammate Shaquille O'Neal, Bryant revealed to the world that he was on the verge of requesting a trade to the Chicago Bulls during the summer of 2004 in a move that would have undoubtedly changed the fortunes of both franchises.

As you can see from the video clip below, Bryant and O'Neal looked back on their much-publicized break-up with each sharing their private feelings about the way that things ended between the two in Los Angeles.