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“Pawn Stars” show hopes to hire out of work NBA player

Nov 23, 2011, 1:20 PM EDT

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I think we may have finally found the perfect job for Delonte West.

Pawn Stars” — the History Channel’s hit show that is tenuously tied to history — is looking to bring in an out of work NBA player.

That’s the report from TMZ, (via Inside Hoops).

TMZ has learned …”Pawn Stars” honcho Rick Harrison is adamant that he wants to help a struggling, talented, out-of-work NBA player earn a paycheck during the never-ending lockout.

We’re told the job would require the baller to work the counter just like everyone else in the shop. As for salary — we’re told Rick will work out the details depending on who applies for the gig.

Clearly to make this work, you don’t want the rational, reasoned NBA player, so Jared Dudley is out. Delonte or Metta World Peace, now we’re talking. Better yet, maybe we need to see Kevin Garnett’s glare during negotiations with some poor shlub trying to make a few bucks off his grandfather’s military medals. I’d watch that.

  1. edmazeing1 - Nov 23, 2011 at 1:30 PM

    I dont like this move by Rick & the old man, but Chumlee is funny as hell!!!

  2. mycrackie - Nov 23, 2011 at 2:44 PM

    It’s all about the ratings baby!!

  3. contraryguy - Nov 23, 2011 at 2:55 PM

    first episode, Delonte behind the counter: LeBron’s mom comes in to sell off some of her son’s Cavs memorabilia… awkward!

  4. kckingb - Nov 23, 2011 at 3:12 PM

    PFT, please don’t report ANYTHING, from tmz!

  5. philyeagles5 - Nov 24, 2011 at 5:24 PM

    why do we need to keep hearing about this losers jobs outside of bball

    • Kurt Helin - Nov 25, 2011 at 2:09 AM

      Then give me some BBall.

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