Found November 06, 2012 on 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
Sports Illustrated recently interviewed former NBA player Charles Barkley.  Barkley, who provides his comedic insight on TNT for NBA games, is thinking about leaving his broadcasting role soon.  He currently has four years left on his contract, but is not too sure he can fulfill those remaining four years.  Sir Charles said, I love my job.  I love the people I work with.  And I’m going to try to do things to keep me engaged.  But I have four years left on my current deal and to be honest with you, it’s going to be a struggle for me to make it for the whole four years.  I really don’t know how much longer I’m going to do this.  I need something more, or something else to do to be honest with you. After playing in the NBA and then holding this broadcasting position for 13 or so years, that is truly amazing.  Just imagine a regular person at the same job for eight years and how exhausting that could be.  Barkley truly makes NBA on TNT much more funnier to watch.  Without him, we would have Kenny “The Jet” Smith rambling on about his time with the Houston Rockets and the constant mumbling ways of Shaquille O’Neal.  Barkley’s opinions are open and does not care what feelings he hurts.  
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