Turner Sports’ Inside the NBA is like family and, sometimes, family arguments get heated. Such was the case on Wednesday night.
Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal traded some jabs at halftime of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Barkley was arguing that the Bucks need to move Giannis Antetokounmpo to the 5, as Brooks Lopez struggled in the first half.
“Take Lopez out the game and put Giannis at 5. Lopez ain’t giving you enough to be out there. Trae (Young) is going to get that every time,” Barkley said.
Young had 25 points in the first half, often taking advantage of the Bucks’ defensive setup.
O’Neal, though, seemed to have a different take. Barkley wouldn’t let him fully get it out, though, so O’Neal had to fire back.
“Let me finish before you get knocked out,” O’Neal said.
“Let me finish before you get knocked out.” 😂😭
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Hopefully the postgame show is as entertaining as the halftime show was.
Milwaukee is leading Atlanta, 63-58, early in the second half.
Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals is airing on TNT.