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Former WWF Superstar Iron Sheik Blasted TNT's 'Inside the NBA' Crew on Twitter

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15:  The Iron Sheik arrives at the 2009 ESPY Awards held at Nokia Theatre LA Live on July 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The 17th annual ESPYs will air on Sunday, July 19 at 9PM ET on ESPN.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterJanuary 25, 2013

If there is anything rattling around the ol' noggin of the Iron Sheik, he is going to record it for posterity on Twitter—even his abrasive, odd and hilarious thoughts about the NBA crew on TNT's "Inside the NBA."

For some odd reason, it was the NBA's turn to get the oft-opinionated Twitter posts from Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, better known as The Iron Sheik. 

Kenny Smith, Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal and Chris Webber were holding down studio duties on Thursday night sans Charles Barkley, who was doing color commentary for the Suns and Clippers game. 

Here is just a taste of what the Iron Sheik had to offer as he sat down and enjoyed the proceedings. 

First up is how Shaq gets walloped for no other reason than being a jabroni, per the Iron Sheik. 

The self-professed Greatest Iranian of All Time has kind words for Kenny and EJ, though. Well, only halfhearted kindness toward Kenny "The Jet" Smith:

Craig Sager is a great many things, including someone whose closet must resemble Fashion by Skittles, and the Sheik has words for him:

Jury is still out on Chris Webber, apparently:

He then crossed the line into racial epithet in his next tweet, which is precisely to be expected from a Twitter feed like his. 

This is a former athlete who has no problem saying whatever crosses the transom of his mind, whether it be in response to Hulk Hogan's sex tape, or the NHL's lockout and Gary Bettman

Apparently, it was just the NBA on TNT's turn to get the bizarre and sometimes hilarious ramblings of The Iron Sheik. 

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