Shaquille O’Neal — I’m A Pro Commentator Now!

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Didn’t take long for Shaq to find a new gig … the recently retired NBA superstar just signed a brand new deal to become a full-time analyst on TNT.

Shaq announced he signed a multi-year deal with Turner Sports — and will sit alongside Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson to cover NBA regular season and playoff games on TNT, NBA TV and NBA.com.

Of course, Shaq released a video statement online — saying, “I know you heard the big announcement, about to join TNT. Ernie, Kenny, Charles! I’ll be seeing you soon! Get ready … commentatin’ and all.”

No word on how much $$$ Shaq will rake in from the deal … but we’re guessing he doesn’t come cheap.

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