Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley have had some outrageously hilarious moments whereas protecting NBA video games for TNT. What simply occurred earlier tonight was a bit of extra delicate than common, nevertheless it nonetheless didn’t cease Shaq’s contagious laughter from booming contained in the studio.
The rib-tickling episode occurred when their dialog touched on “Little Henry”, Barkley’s grandson. Having mistakenly assumed Little Henry to be 9 years outdated, Kenny Smith opened up the floodgates of hilarity with this remark:
(Begins on the :50 mark)
“Come on, man, I’d have stated, I do know I’m gonna depart him alone, however I’d have stated, ‘Lil’ Henry sluggish?’
Charles Barkley promptly replied:
“He’s solely like 9 months. Lil’ Henry’s not sluggish … Cease messing with him.”
Whereas “Chuck” and Smith have been going backwards and forwards, Shaquille O’Neal was barely holding it collectively. He was already doubled-over in laughter however nonetheless in some way managed to maintain on egging “The Jet” to repeat what he had simply stated.
The hilarious trade began when Ernie Johnson requested Charles Barkley how “Little Henry” was doing. “Chuck” proudly advised everybody that he was imagined to be known as “Large Pop” however his grandson nonetheless couldn’t say that.
As a substitute, the toddler calls him “Dada”, which supposedly drives Barkley’s daughter, Christiana, loopy. The previous Phoenix Suns MVP was keen to attend for his grandson to finally converse “Large Pop”.
Whereas “Chuck” was explaining this, one may virtually see Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal winking at one another. Smith lastly discovered the braveness to inform Barkley the joke, which set off the entire hilarious trade. He later realized that Little Henry just isn’t 9 years however 9 months outdated.
Shaq has been piling it on Barkley for nearly the whole night whereas protecting tonight’s NBA video games. Previous to the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks matchup, “Sir Charles” inadvertently cussed on national TV.
True to Shaquille O’Neal’s style, he repeatedly inspired Barkley to repeat what he had stated. The legendary LA Lakers massive man even supplied to pay the FCC penalty for his good pal so long as he repeated the cuss.
With two back-to-back blowout video games, the Contained in the NBA crew had their fill of shenanigans. Sadly for “Little Henry”, he caught a few of the bullets fired by Kenny Smith.
Shaquille O’Neal was keen to babysit Charles Barkley’s grandson if he misplaced a wager to the “Chuckster”
Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley by no means fail to entertain basketball followers. Whether or not it’s their petty fights, hilarious back-and-forths, or comical bets, they’re actually must-see TV.
On the tail finish of final season, the 2 former NBA legends made a wager whereas working as analysts for the NBA on TNT.
Right here’s Shaq on his wager in opposition to Barkley:
“If you happen to lose your wager, I get to babysit your grandson for half-hour.”
Charles Barkley had full belief within the Brooklyn Nets final season regardless that they have been the seventh seed. He was assured that even when the Nets finally face the top-seeded Miami Warmth within the playoffs, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving will finally prevail.
“Chuck’s” prediction by no means materialized as the Nets didn’t even win a single game against the Boston Celtics in the first round. Boston went on to beat the Miami Warmth in seven video games within the Jap Convention Finals.
Had Miami and Brooklyn met final season, and the Warmth eradicated the Nets, Shaquille O’Neal babysitting “Little Henry” would have been a sight to see.