CNN is the home of next week’s Republican debate, and tonight’s ever-encroaching instance of corporate synergy found Turner’s Charles Barkley being forced, hostage-proof-of-life style, to talk politics. And talk he did, slamming Donald Trump and trashing CNN—saying the network has “done an awful job this election.”
Charles Barkley played two seasons with Moses Malone, and has always said it was Malone who convinced him he was “fat and lazy,” and had to take his career more seriously. Here’s his statement, from NBA.com, on Malone’s death this morning:
Charles Barkley was on Dan Patrick’s radio show, talking about his experiences borrowing money from agents when he was a player at Auburn, when the conversation quickly veered into territory that I would describe as “far too real.”
Knicks President Phil Jackson did something last Sunday that we’ve all regrettably done: tweeted something where the snarkiness was only outstripped by the stupidity.
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Earlier this week, Charles Barkley went on the radio and called longtime NBA writer and analyst Peter Vecsey a scumbag. Pete took to Twitter today to fire back at Barkley, and then he lost his mind and called a woman a slut.
Charles Barkley is always going to say whatever he wants to say, live TV and censors be damned. For some reason he objects to the idea that the Kings would discuss their head coaching position with DeMarcus Cousins—I'm not sure why the Kings wouldn't want to talk with their maximum contract star about what he wants…
Charles Barkley said some really dumb stuff about basketball analytics on Tuesday night, and so Keith Olbermann dedicated a segment of his show to calling Chuck an idiot many, many times.
There once was a time when TNT's Inside the NBA could be counted on to be the only sports studio show worth watching on a regular basis, but things have been trending downhill lately. Case in point: Last night's brain-dead discussion about basketball analytics, during which the collective ass-showing by those involved…
Inside the NBA devoted the first ten minutes of their program Thursday night to Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith's disagreement on all things race, Ferguson, and Eric Garner. Earlier in the week Chuck went on CNN and various radio programs, playing his "contrarian just telling it like it is" role to a T. Kenny then…
Yesterday was a very bad day, in some small part because NBA legend and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley was on television, and Charles Barkley was talking about something that was not the NBA.
For some reason, Charles Barkley was on CBS's NFL pregame show, and he and Jim Rome debated Adrian Peterson's "whooping" of his four-year-old child.
Here's some fascinating video out of 1996 Japan. While on a promotional tour for Nike, Charles Barkley, Jason Kidd and Michael Finley took on three sumo wrestlers in a game refereed by Michael Jordan.
Though the prospect of Charles Barkley improving at golf seems unlikely anyway, we can't let him get better. Watching Barkley swing a club is soothing to the soul.
After Ernie Johnson plugged in tomorrow's Anderson Cooper interview with disgraced Clippers owner Donald Sterling on CNN, Charles Barkley let everyone watching the halftime show know that he didn't give a shit about what Sterling had to say, even if it was on a fellow Turner network. Would you expect anything less…