Shaq and Charles Barkley Got Into a Wrestling Match, and It Was Terrifying

Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley are enormous human beings. Combined, the weight of the two former NBA greats tips the scale at close to 600 pounds. So when the two behemoths decided to wrestle each other in the green room of TNT's Atlanta studio, things went from zero to 100 real quick. [instagram src=""] Like a fight scene between...
Via Stack
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VIDEO: Charles Barkley Makes Surprising Prediction For Rest Of Eastern Conference

Former NBA star and the NBA on TNT’s Charles Barkley is known for being brutally blunt and honest in his opinions of the NBA and its teams. RELATED: VIDEO: Kyrie Irving Yells “Bye Bye” To Palace Crowd After Cavs Sweep Pistons On Thursday night’s broadcast, after the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Boston Celtics to advance […]
Via Cavs Nation
1 day ago

VIDEO: Charles Barkley Predicts Cavs To Win NBA Championship

The Cleveland Cavaliers swept their first round series against the Detroit Pistons and advanced to the second round, and their opponent has been confirmed after a Game 6 win by the Atlanta Hawks over the Boston Celtics. RELATED: VIDEO: LeBron James, J.R. Smith Play Keep Away From Kyrie Irving On Tuesday the NBA released the […]
Via Cavs Nation
1 day ago

VIDEO: Barkley Says Lillard and McCollum Are The Second-Best Backcourt In The NBA

After struggling in the first few games of their first round playoff series, the play of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum in Games Three, Four and Five has been one of the main reasons the Trail Blazers hold a 3-2 advantage versus the Clippers. Mason Plumlee has arguably been Portland’s most valuable player, and both Al-Farouq Aminu and Maurice Harkless have delivered game-changing...
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1 day ago

Charles Barkley apologizes to Rockets’ owner, CEO, and GM—but not the team

TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley has long been known for his strong opinions on people in sports, and he let some of those fly Sunday night after the Houston Rockets’ Game 4 loss to the Golden State Warriors, blasting CEO Tad Brown (“Toad Smith”) and GM Daryl Morey (“Daryl Moronic”) for their tweets as well as owner Leslie Alexander. Barkley walked that back on Tuesday...
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Shaquille O’Neal Creates New ‘Gorilla Dab’ Dance Based On Zoo Experience

Shaquille O’Neal is so big, so boisterous and so recognizable that even gorillas at the zoo stare at the 15-time NBA All-Star and marvel. O’Neal revealed such during TNT’s NBA playoffs coverage Tuesday night while discussing a new dance craze he started on social media. Shaq, using his zoo trips as inspiration, created a dance called the “Gorilla Dab,” which he even busted...
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Charles Barkley apologizes to Rockets executives

Charles Barkley ended his playing career with the Houston Rockets, and the Hall of Famer has been nothing but critical of his former team in recent years. Perhaps Sir Charles realizes he has gone too far. During TNT’s “Inside the NBA” broadcast on Tuesday, Barkley took a moment to apologize to the Rockets’ front office for some things he has said over the past year. ...
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Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan: Ordinary together, MVPs apart

The Clippers' season effectively ended on Monday night, when Chris Paul broke his hand. Their first-round series against the Blazers is knotted at 2-2, but even if the Clips manage to make it past Dame Lillard and company, they don't stand a chance against even a Steph Curry-less Warriors team without Paul and now without Blake Griffin. The Clips will busy themselves with granular...
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Charles Barkley Apologies To Houston Rockets

Admitting to a Tweet-inspired overreaction former Houston Rocket and NBA MVP Charles Barkley apologized today to Daryl Morey, Tad Brown and Les Alexander. From smack talk to bar fights to weighing in on ye olde topics of the day, nobody has ever accused Charles Barkley of being quiet. And today when he opened his mouth he may have recorded a career first, an apology. Charles Barkley...
Via The Dream Shake
3 days ago

Warriors news: Golden State's chances without Stephen Curry, Draymond Green's will and the heart of a champion

With Steph Curry's MRI results coming in yesterday afternoon, the Warriors are no longer the consensus favorites to repeat as champions. Other things happened this past week too, so let's get to our links. As just about every NBA fan knows by now, Golden State Warriors superstar suffered a low-grade MCL injury against the Houston Rockets on Sunday and will be out at least two weeks...
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TNT's Charles Barkley praises Thunder as 'dangerous' with more weapons than any NBA team

By Mel Bracht Staff Writer mbracht@oklahoman.comTNT studio commentator Charles Barkley, a regular critic of the Thunder through the years, spoke highly of the team at halftime of Game 5 of the Thunder-Mavs series Monday night.
Via Thunder Rumblings
4 days ago

James Harden doesn't have a leader's personality

In today's Rocket Fuel: The Rockets crowd (and James Harden) gave off the wrong vibes in yesterday's blowout loss. Meanwhile, which players should the Rockets target this off season? The Rockets were embarrassed yet again yesterday and look well on their way to ending their season on Wednesday. Make sure you are caught up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel! Houston...
Via The Dream Shake
4 days ago

Whiteside on Barkley compliment: "Am I on Punked?"

Chuck has high praise for @youngwhiteside... — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 24, 2016 CHARLOTTE -- TNT analyst Charles Barkley has been saying all season he feels Hassan Whiteside is the key to the Miami Heat going deep in the NBA playoffs.  Barkley has also been critical of Whiteside at times. When Whiteside wasn't selected for the All-Star team, Barkley...
Via Heat Check
5 days ago

Spurs Frontcourt Playoff Report 2

Charles Barkley joked that Reggie Miller “might be the worst analyst on television” after Miller suggested during Game 2 that the beaten up Grizzlies would play better against San Antonio in the Grindhouse in Memphis. Many of us were probably just as surprised as the Chuckster that Reggie’s prediction came true in Game 3, but unlike […]
Via Project Spurs
6 days ago

Rockets CEO Tad Brown claps back at Charles Barkley's hustle comment

A former Rocket questions Houston's hustle, and the Rockets CEO hustles. The Houston Rockets front office was testing after game two in the first round matchup between the Rockets and Golden State Warriors. Darryl Morey commented about the Warriors' physical play.  Rockets CEO Tad Brown got into the action as well after a comment from former Rockets player and now TNT Sports studio...
Via The Dream Shake
7 days ago

Rockets CEO blasts Charles Barkley after halftime guarantee

Charles Barkley ripped the Houston Rockets at halftime of their win over Golden State on Thursday night, and went as far as to guarantee a Warriors win at halftime. Of course, that didn’t happen, and he’s now the subject of shots from the Rockets’ CEO. Responding to a tweet about how Barkley never gave the Rockets any respect, the TNT analyst guaranteed the team would lose...
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The Rockets/Warriors rivalry is getting more intense

In today's Rocket Fuel: the Rockets front office steps in to criticize Charles Barkley and the dirty play by the Warriors. Meanwhile, the Rockets live to fight(?) another day. The Rockets avoided the sweep in dramatic, if not classic Rockets fashion. They will look to even the series on Sunday, but before then we should all just enjoy this victory a little more. Make sure you are...
Via The Dream Shake
7 days ago

Rockets CEO: Charles Barkley sucked for us

Never shy with his opinions, TNT analyst Charles Barkley has taken it on the chin before for false predictions or off-base claims. It happened again Thursday night when the Rockets, trying to avoid falling into a 3-0 series deficit to the Steph Curry-less Warriors, mounted a 55-48 halftime lead before their home crowd. Chuck wasn’t...
Via New York Post
7 days ago

Rockets CEO destroys Charles Barkley for dissing Houston's effort

Never shy with his opinions, TNT analyst Charles Barkley has taken it on the chin before for false predictions or off-base claims.  It happened again Thursday night when the Rockets, facing a 0-3 series deficit to the Steph Curry-less Warriors, mounted a 55-48 halftime lead before their home crowd. Chuck wasn't impressed with the effort, as seen in his halftime assessment and prediction...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Houston Rockets just can’t catch a break

The Houston Rockets drew the short straw in the NBA’s Western Conference Playoffs when they were matched up with the virtually unbeatable Golden State Warriors. Houston has not been competitive in the series and no one is giving them a chance to come back from the 2-0 deficit; not even the analysts. Look no further than the team of NBA on TNT, went ahead and took a shot at the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Barkley to LeBron: Stop painting your hair, use Rogaine

The NBA recently approved a three-year pilot program to test out placing advertisements on players’ jerseys starting in 2017, and Charles Barkley thinks the Cleveland Cavaliers should make a deal with Rogaine. Do you really need to ask why? During Tuesday’s edition of “Inside the NBA,” Barkley hinted that Rogaine would be a great advertising partner for the Cavs because...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Charles Barkley Is Very, Very Bad at Yoga

Charles Barkley was once a lean and athletic power forward galloping across the hardwood for the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets. But since he retired and joined TNT as an analyst for Inside the NBA, Barkley's waistline has expanded just a tad. Fortunately for us, the Round Mound of Rebound never lost his sense of humor, and it's part of what makes the pre...
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Charles Barkley calls Reggie Miller “the worst analyst on television”

The Inside the NBA crew usually hold no punches in telling it like it is and making jokes at each other’s expense. But last night during their NBA Playoff coverage, not even their own announcing colleagues in the broadcast booth were safe. Let’s hear what Charles Barkley had to say about Reggie Miller’s analysis of Spurs-Grizzlies: Ouch!  Look, there are a lot of people...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley blasts Reggie Miller: He ‘might be the worst analyst on television’

Charles Barkley provided viewers with the perfect example of the pot calling the kettle black on Tuesday night’s edition of “Inside the NBA.” Barkley, who has often been criticized for his baseless accusations and blanketed statements, ripped into fellow TNT analyst Reggie Miller. Out of nowhere, while recapping the Grizzlies-Spurs game, Barkley said Miller “might be the...
Via The Sports Daily
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Charles Barkley’s telestrator shenanigans literally writes-off Rockets (vid)

The Houston Rockets sneaked into the 2016 NBA Playoffs as the eighth seed in the Western Conference after an utterly disappointing 41-41 regular season. This meant the team faced the daunting task of playing the seemingly unstoppable Golden State Warriors in the first round. After getting throttled in Game 1 to the tune of a 104-78 loss, the Rockets’ prospects of perhaps eking...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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