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Here are a couple clips that show just how bad Shaq is struggling at his new gig as a TNT analyst. First up is "The Big Aristotle" coming up with the nickname "The Italian Pete Maravich" The only problem is Rubio is from Spain, not Italy.
Next up: Watch Shaq struggles with numbers, as he says 18-for-39 is over 50 percent.
Watching Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley laugh and Shaq's mistakes and make fun of him, I can't help but think of this recent SNL skit, where Barkley plays Shaq. The skit is a pretty accurate depiction of "Inside the NBA" on TNT.
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