CDW just launched a series of ads featuring Charles Barkley as an IT guy/corporate basketball league ringer. I honestly wanted these to be funnier than they were but CDW got a little too heavy handed pushing their corporate message.

There are two classic moments. First, when they compare slow moving IT to Barkley in his final season and, second, when the CEO asks Barkley if the rec league championship is his first. Respect level goes up for Barkley rolling with that kind of comedy.

Here’s the full length version: