Because it’s Friday.

Barkley has very recently decided to fight his epic post-retirement weight gain, for which he should be commended. And he’s not screwing around with some calorie-counting program — he went straight to CrossFit.

But Shaq says he is likely getting Achilles surgery, which will prevent him from doing much of anything for a while. Retirement, a naturally huge frame, and a bum leg, and this could get heavy real quick. Let’s hope he stays healthy for a long time, by all accounts he is a heck of a nice guy.