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Speaking with CNBC via yardbarker, the always outspoken Charles Barkley revealed his thoughts on the Martin/Zimmerman verdict yesterday. And as one can imagine, it was thoughtful, unexpected and slightly against the grain.
“Well, I agreed with the verdict. I feel sorry that young kid got killed. But they didn’t have enough evidence to charge him. Something clearly went wrong that night. Clearly something went wrong. I feel bad for anybody who loses a kid, but if you looked at the case and you don’t make it — there was some racial profiling, no question about it. But something happened that changed the dynamic of that night, and I know — that’s probably not a popular opinion among most people but just looking at the evidence I agreed with the verdict.”
As usual, Charles not only feels just a little differently than the vast majority, but he has the guts to say it out loud. It’s really a logical stance, not an emotional one – he feels bad for a young boy who was killed, agreed there w...
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Charles Barkley blasted the Philadelphia 76ers for taking so long with their coaching search, calling it 'silly' and a 'joke.'
Charles Barkley finally spoke publicly on the Trayvon Martin verdict, and his comments may shock many of his fans.
"I agreed with the verdict," Barkley said Thursday on CNBC's "Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo".
"I feel sorry that young kid got killed. But they didn't have enough evidence to charge him (George Zimmerman)."
Charles Barkley has spent the past two days giving his opinion on everything from issues plaguing society, to certain NBA topics.
On Friday Barkley cause serious waves when he appeared on the CNBC program Closing Bell, and said that he agreed with the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
Barkley later joined ESPN for an interview, and discussed some of the moves made in the...
Charles Barkley, who never minces words, ripped his former team during a TV interview Friday.
While appearing on Comcast SportsNet's "Philly Sports Talk", the former Philadelphia star said the 76ers are a "joke" for letting their coaching search stretch into late July.
"I think that's one of the silliest things that I've seen in sports in a...
Charles Barkley has never been one to shy away from sharing his opinion, no matter how controversial. Likewise, Sir Charles has considered a political career in the past, and does frequently weigh in on social issues.
On Thursday, Barkley appeared on the CNBC program Closing Bell, and he was asked to share his opinion about the controversial Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman verdict...
The Philadelphia 76ers are still without a head coach. Former NBA star Charles Barkley thinks that is an absolute “joke.” “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
Charles Barkley doesn't care what people think. He has made that clear whenever he is in front of camera or talking to a reporter. The says what he thinks in his own unabashed and often entertaining way. In the process he may say a few things that anger people, but you can at least count on him to give you his honest opinion.
That's what he did recently in an interview...
Former NBA forward Charles Barkley never fails to deliver.On Thursday, speaking with Maria Bartiromo on CNBC's The Closing Bell about social media, Barkley began the conversation by revealing why he didn't use Twitter.“I will never tweet,” he said. “Because, the thing about being in the limelight, you’re like the homecoming queen. All the other girls hate you.”Valid...
Charles Barkley has never been one to hold his tongue or filter out his opinions, so we knew at some point, Charles would be asked his opinion on the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman verdict.
Barkley was a guest on the CNBC program Closing Bell, and was asked to give his opinion on the case. Barkley, in a surprising move to some, said “he agreed with the verdict.”
With August approaching, the Philadelphia 76ers remain the only NBA team without a head coach. In outspoken former star Charles Barkley’s opinion, that fact is “a joke.”
Appearing on Comcast SportsNet’s “Philly Sports Talk” on Friday, Barkley voiced his disagreement with the Sixers’ decision to allow their coaching search to drag on into late July.
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Charles Barkley had a decent Thursday at the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
Not only did he go on CNBC …
Tweet Many people know Kenny Smith as a member of the Inside the NBA crew on TNT, where he provides analysis along with Charles Barkley, Shaq, Ernie Johnson, and occasionally Chris Webber. Some may remember when Smith was dropping 17 points a game for the Houston Rockets and competing in the NBA’s Slam Dunk [...]
We’ve already shown you Charles Barkley passing out $100 bills yesterday on the 7th green at the American Century Golf Championship.