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In the right corner: Charles Barkley, man who thinks coaches need to have great relationships with their best players in order to win. In the left: Shaq, who would like to use his history being a toxic shitheel as proof that players and coaches can win while hating each other. What follows is a failed attempt to argue these positions that devolves almost instantly into petty squabbling.

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Ernie Johnson would have at least attempted to corral the conversation, though perhaps we wouldn’t have gotten this amusing nonsense.