Python solution keeps getting TLE, but my Java implementation works

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    Using the exact same Fisher-Yates algorithm:

    Python solution

    from random import randint

    class Solution(object):

    def __init__(self, nums):
        :type nums: List[int]
        :type size: int
        self.nums = nums
    def reset(self):
        Resets the array to its original configuration and return it.
        :rtype: List[int]
        return self.nums
    def shuffle(self):
        Returns a random shuffling of the array.
        :rtype: List[int]
        shuffle = self.nums[:]
        l = len(shuffle)
        for i in range(0, l-1):
            r = int(random.random()*(l-i))+i
            shuffle[i], shuffle[r] = shuffle[r], shuffle[i]
        return shuffle

    Java solution:

    public class Solution {
    private int[] nums;
    public Solution(int[] nums) {
    this.nums = nums;

    public int[] reset() {
        return this.nums;
    /** Returns a random shuffling of the array. */
    public int[] shuffle() {
        int[] a = this.nums.clone();
        for(int i = 0; i < a.length-1; i++){
            int rand = (int)(Math.random()*(a.length-i))+i;
            // System.out.println(rand);
            int tmp = a[i];
            a[i] = a[rand];
            a[rand] = tmp;
        return a;


    This is really weird. Has anyone else had the same problem?

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