Giant Shaquille O’Neal uses his entire 7ft frame to incite hundreds of Warriors fans against a cornered Charles Barkley

Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley are one of TV’s funniest basketball duos. They work together as basketball analysts on TNT’s “Inside The NBA” show with Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson Jr.

Now the team covers all playoff games. The Dallas Mavericks and the Golden State Warriors meet in the Western Conference Finals. Recently, Barkley himself had turned an entire city against him with his comments about the Golden State Warriors before Game 1. So after the Game 1 victory, fans chanted “Chuck, you suck!”

For Game 2, Charles wore a Dallas Mavs jersey, adding fuel to the fire. The Warriors won Game 2 to take a 2-0 lead against the Mavericks. During the postgame chat, the team sat in front of hundreds of Warriors fans.


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And when the show was about to end, Kenny revealed a shirt to the crew that read: “The region hates you too”. And Shaquille O’Neal helped show the jersey to fans and cameras around.

Shaquille O’Neal predicts Warriors will win it all

During the show, Earnie also revealed some predictions made by the crew during the regular season. While most of the predictions were correct or close, some were far from accurate. But there was an interesting prediction from Shaq where he claimed the Golden State Warriors would win the NBA title this year.

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 25: Former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal speaks during the 12th Annual Lakers All-Access Event at Staples Center on January 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

The Warriors have been solid so far in the playoffs. In the first round, Stephen Curry and the Warriors comfortably beat MVP Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets 4-1. And the injured Nuggets team could only win one game.


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In the conference semifinals, the Warriors faced MIP Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies. And the Warriors won the series 4-2 to break the hearts of Grizzlies fans.


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Now the Warriors face Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference Finals. After the first two games, the Warriors took a 2-0 lead. If anything, we’ve learned from the Warriors’ previous rounds; he’s a superstar who doesn’t stand a chance. So to fight back, the Mavs need more than Luka. They need all of their players to show up and contribute.

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But it looks like the Warriors are the favorites to reach the final. And they have the potential to win the NBA title and fulfill Shaq’s prediction.

So far in the playoffs, Stephen Curry leads the team in points per game with 26.8. He averaged 5.1 rebounds and 5.5 assists per playoff game. And Draymond Green leads the Warriors in three departments, rebounds, assists and blocks. He is averaging 7.2 rebounds, 6.2 assists and 1.1 blocks per game.