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Shaq then crawled from beneath the tree with some help from his other co-hosts and had a few lighthearted yet ominous words for Smith. “This means war, Kenny,” O’Neal repeatedly said. But if you thought O’Neal getting rocked into a Christmas tree was a bit much, clearly Shaq himself was not satisfied with his first run-in with it. He decided to make a few more branches off when he took up Johnson on a bet that he wouldn’t dive into the tree headfirst. Sure enough, with a launching dive, he did.
Charles Barkley was back to his usual antics on TNT’s Inside the NBA, as he made another one of his classic guarantees. This time, Chuck guaranteed that the USA would beat the Netherlands… somehow. “We openin’ up a can of whoop-a**, I guarantee the Netherlands in trouble!” Barkley hilariously exclaimed as Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith burst out laughing. Not only did Charles Barkley doom the USMNT to a likely defeat, he also called out other powerhouse footballing nations in the process should USA even manage to pull off the unthinkable. “I want Spain, I want Brazil, I want Germany, I want France,” Barkley added. “But we’re gonna beat the Netherlands.”
Warner Bros. Discovery Sports has now reached agreements with all four members of TNT’s iconic Inside the NBA studio show — Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal — to ensure the team will remain together for many years to come. Inside the NBA, known for its incomparable blend of sports and entertainment commentary, delivered in its signature style, has earned 17 Sports Emmy Awards throughout its illustrious run. “Our partnership with the NBA is very important to us and this long-term agreement with the Inside the NBA team is recognition of their significance to that relationship,” said Luis Silberwasser, Chairman and CEO, Warner Bros. Discovery Sports. “Inside the NBA epitomizes the creativity and innovative spirit we’ve established throughout our successful, long-standing legacy with the league.”
“We’re incredibly proud of Inside the NBA and all it has achieved throughout its storied history — helping to define and share in the culture of the NBA and its fans — and so much of that success can be attributed to the chemistry between Ernie, Charles, Kenny and Shaquille,” said Lenny Daniels, President, WBD Sports US. “In our industry, it’s so rare to find a show that transcends sports media, but Inside the NBA has earned its reputation as one of the best in television history.” “We’re all a big family. Ernie, Kenny and Shaquille are brothers to me, and I wouldn’t still be here if it wasn’t for them and all the amazing people who work on our show,” said Barkley. “I’m not gonna lie, though, this is a life-altering deal…and I’m blessed to be able to do live television for a living.”