Found December 05, 2011 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
We've told you how excited we are for the upcoming NBA season which is set to start on Christmas. LeBron said learning the lockout was over was similar to Christmas morning. Kevin Durant tweeted that he wanted to put on a suit, an Oklahoma City Thunder hat and cry he was so excited.

But nobody can match Shaquille O'Neal's enthusiasm. Since working on his free throws is no longer necessary after he announced his retirement in June, he picked up a gig starring in a TNT commercial. His new gig: Milli Vanilli: lip synching and getting his swerve on to The Temptations "Get Ready". He looks like an absolute clown, but there isn't much a 340 pound dude with well-trimmed facial hair can do without looking as such. I know one thing, I want Shaq in my Rock Band group.



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