Charles Barkley Suggested A Hilarious ‘Diet’ For Zion Williamson And Shaq Couldn’t Keep It Together

Charles Barkley Suggests Hilarious Diet For Zion Williamson

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  • Charles Barkley caused Inside the NBA to go off the rails yet again on Thursday night
  • Chuck shared an unconventional diet Zion Williamson could use to lose weight and Shaq absolutely lost it
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The Manningcast has been one of the most pleasant surprises of the most recent NFL season, but despite the amount of entertainment its provided viewers with, it can’t hold a candle to the level of hilarity we’re constantly treated to courtesy of the crew on Inside the NBA.

The quartet of Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley, and Shaquille O’Neal has produced some truly amazing moments over the years thanks to their impressive chemistry and, more notably, the lack of a filter that makes the last couple of guys on that list some of the most entertaining figures the sports broadcasting world has to offer.

Earlier this season, Shaq and Chuck treated us to an all-time moment when Inside the NBA turned its attention to Zion Williamson’s well-documented weight issues during a segment where Barkley summed up the Pelican big man’s less-than-slim physique by saying “it looks like Shaq and me had a baby.”

That issue became the topic of conversation yet again on Thursday night following reports Williamson has headed to Oregon as he continues to rehabilitate the foot injury that’s kept him sidelined for the entirety of the season.

Barkley, who is very familiar with what it’s like to struggle with one’s weight, took the chance to share a piece of diet advice that Williamson could potentially harness, saying, “I’m going to put him on that diet I was on at one point: If it tastes good, spit it out”—a nugget of wisdom that caused Shaq to lose it.

Never change, Inside the NBA. Never change.

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Connor Toole is the Deputy Editor at BroBible. He is a New England native who went to Boston College and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. Frequently described as "freakishly tall," he once used his 6'10" frame to sneak in the NBA Draft and convince people he was a member of the Utah Jazz.