Watch the video at the 'Sports Grid' - Shaq Has Shaky Grasp On Geography, Thinks Ricky Rubio Is Italian
Sacramento Kings VS Minnesota Timberwolves (Jan16 TNT Broadcast)
O'NEAL: I'm giving Ricky Rubio a name right now
SMITH: What's that?
SHAQ: The "Italian Pete Maravich"
crosstalk with some laughter:
"woah woah" , "even though he's Spanish", "come on now"
BARKLEY: You're getting a little out of hand. Do you know how great Pete Maravich was?
JOHNSON: There's not a whole lot of folks that can follow that nickname
BARKLEY: First of all you called the brother from the wrong country
SMITH: You've started an international incident
BARKLEY: He's not from Italy Ernie. He's from Spain.
O'NEAL: Italy, Spain...
BARKLEY: People from Italy don't even know who he is