Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 5/16/12

After several weeks of hype, TNT’s “Inside the NBA” finally held their “shirtoff” competition between Shaq and Charles Barkley to show Chuck’s progress on Weight Watchers. It’s weird that so many people were drawn to see what these two knuckleheads would look like topless, but that’s what happened.

Barkley appeared to be in decent shape, but he was blown away by Shaq who was in really good shape. Honestly, Shaq looked better for the shirtoff competition than he did at any point in his playing career. It’s actually kind of sad.

The best part about the shirtoff — you know, if there is a good thing about these doofuses going shirtless — was Shaq having six-pack abs painted on his stomach. That, I have to say, was pretty damn funny.

Below is a side-by-side look at each man:

Just remember that Shaq’s abs were painted on.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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