Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 7/21/13

If it feels like it’s been awhile since Charles Barkley said anything quoteworthy (about basketball, at least), well that’s probably because it has. Chuck has toned down his commentary just a bit in recent months, and with the NBA in the offseason until the fall, it’s easy to forget that Barkley is never one to shy away from an open mic. This week, Sir Charles was asked about the Philadelphia 76ers situation at Head Coach. Barkley starred on the Sixers teams of the 80′s and (very) early 90′s, before being traded to Phoenix. Barkley is still considered one of the best Sixers of all time, and apparently as such, he feels a need to make his opinion known on the topic. “I think that’s one of the silliest things that I’ve seen in sports in a long time,” Barkley said on Comcast SportsNet’s Friday edition of “Philly Sports Talk.” “I’m in Philly during the summer as you know, and I’m watching and reading every day — to not have a coach under contract by now, I think that’s a joke. Barkley went on to criticize the process that the team has been following in their search, which is still ongoing [...]

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