Shaquille O’Neal and the Inside the NBA team catch Charles Barkley off guard as they play the ‘Hawk’ prank on him on the second day in a row

The “Inside the NBA” team, made up of Ernie Johnson, NBA champion Kenny Smithand Shaquille O’Neal, hysterically pranked fellow panel member and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley.

O’Neal and the “Inside the NBA” team are known to have fun at each other’s expense. In such a case, Charles Barkley was the recipient of such a practical joke.

You can watch the hilarious incident unfold below:

“I didn’t see it at first.” 😂Chuck was caught off guard by this flying hawk in Studio J.

The Inside the NBA team became popular for their notorious and notorious antics on the set of the favorite show “NBAonTNT”.

With Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley constantly at each other’s throats, the ceiling for fun is limitless. Besides having Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson on the panel, it only adds “fuel to the fire”.

Shaquille O’Neal and the Hawks prank

The 'NBAonTNT#039;  crew members: Shaquille O';  Neal, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley
‘NBAonTNT’ team members: Shaquille O’Neal, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley

Shaquille O’Neal, Ernie Johnson and Kenny Smith caught the former MVP off guard by using a toy bird to scare Chuck. Nonetheless, the crew received a jolt, which was hilarious.

‘NBAonTNT’ panel members have repeatedly created humorous content for viewers of the show.

While the majority of pranks center on Charles Barkley, and at Charles Barkley’s expense, the legendary “Power Forward” has also had some success in his series of jokes.

There are a number of Charles Barkley videos at the center of these practical jokes, the most popular being upon receiving a car full of “packing peanuts”.

The root cause for this was due to the former Phoenix Suns forward throwing water bottles at O’Neal, causing one of them to jump on the four-time NBA champion.

You can watch the fun video below.

However, there are a number of instances where the crew and Barkley have resorted to being the initiators of such pranks.

An example of such an instance was when panelists intentionally omitted Shaquille O’Neal from their list of the 10 greatest centers of all time.

This prompted a hysterical reaction from the Los Angeles Lakers legend, who went mad at the thought that “Diesel” wasn’t one of the top five “Centers” of all time. Video footage of the chcuklesome interaction is available below.

The “Inside the NBA” panel has regularly been the source of jokes around the league at the expense of NBA players, with the crew having earned this privilege during their long and storied NBA career. They spare no one and everyone is considered equal to each other.

This basically results in laughs for everyone involved and friendly banter between peers.

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