During halftime of Tuesday night’s Pelicans-Trail Blazers playoff game on TNT, Charles Barkley was getting ready to say something about the Pelicans, but stopped to yell at someone talking offscreen in the Inside the NBA studio.

“I want to see how New Orleans was gonna… HEY! WE’RE DOING A TV SHOW DOWN HERE!”

The best part about the moment was the shocked, disgusted GIF-able face Barkley made as he swiveled in his chair.

Ernie Johnson identified the culprit as Inside the NBA stat guy, Hal Gaalema.

Here’s video:

In other Barkley news on the night… he scratched his ear with a pen cap:


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