The folks at Turner Sports had to be walking a little taller yesterday with the announcement that they had re-signed the entire Inside the NBA cast to new multi-year contracts. While the announcement may not come as a huge surprise given the chemistry and the success of the program and its participants, it is noteworthy because of the implications for its biggest star – Charles...
For those that expected Bill Simmons to slide right into Charles Barkley’s seat on Inside the NBA, you’ve got another thing coming. At the Turner Sports upfront event on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden, it was announced that the entire Inside the NBA crew (Barkley, Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, and Kenny Smith) had signed multi-year extensions with the company.
Cleveland Cavaliers swingman J.R. Smith is in danger of missing at least the first game of his team’s second-round playoff series against either the Chicago Bulls or Milwaukee Bucks after he was ejected on Sunday for nailing an opponent in the face. Charles Barkley feels Smith should be out a lot longer than that. After...Read More
If you stuck around for “Inside the NBA” on TNT after the Clippers-Spurs game Sunday night, you were treated to a great show. Not only were there the usual share of highlights and postgame comments, but the jokes from the crew were flowing like usual. Take for instance this brilliant zinger from Charles Barkley directed...Read More
If you have paid any attention to Charles Barkley in recent weeks, you know he despises the use of analytics to build a basketball team. So when someone accused Chuck of making an argument using analytics on Thursday night, he did not appreciate it. Prior to the Cleveland Cavaliers’ win over the Golden State Warriors,...Read More
Charles Barkley, one of the most outspoken personalities in sports and sports media, has no qualms about calling a spade a spade, as it were, as he sees it. The NBA analyst clearly has no issue with calling a scumbag a scumbag, either. Again, at least according to how he perceives things. During a discussion...Read More
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Charles Barkley is on a roll this week.
On Tuesday night, he had some words for Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey. And he also ripped the practice of teams using analytics to evaluate players.
But he wasn’t done.
On Thursday night, he and the NBA on TNT crew talked about the Sacramento Kings’ coaching search—specifically whether or not the team should have consulted with...
Charles Barkley and Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey traded some shots on Tuesday night, and Barkley is being declared the winner via TKO. The juvenile albeit entertaining sparring session between the two began when Morey responded to Barkley dogging the Rockets’ defense. Chuck called the Rockets the worst defensive team in the league, so Morey...Read More
Charles Barkley sits down with Seth Davis and explains why Michael Jordan and and him are no longer friends.
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