Charles Barkley Defends Brooklyn Nets Decision To Hire Steve Nash, Says It’s Not ‘White Privilege’

The Brooklyn Nets have faced some criticism for the hiring of Steve Nash, with critics saying his jump straight to a head coaching position in the NBA is a sign of “white privilege” in action. Charles Barkley isn’t buying it. As the New York Post noted, the former Phoenix Suns star-turned-TNT host sounded off about […]

NBA Legend Charles Barkley Reveals His Expectations For Philadelphia 76ers In 2020 Playoffs

The Philadelphia 76ers have gone through plenty of ups and downs in the 2019-20 NBA season. Despite making some major roster upgrades last summer, the Sixers still struggled to become consistent on both ends of the floor and failed to live up to expectations from the team that was supposed to be one of the […]

Charles Barkley Reportedly Told Reporter ‘I Don’t Hit Women But If I Did, I Would Hit You’

Axios campaign correspondent Alexi McCammond says that while speaking off-the-record with Charles Barkley, the former NBA star made a violence-themed joke towards her. McCammond was in Atlanta covering the Democratic debates when she attended an event where Barkley was also present. She says that he made a joke that offended her and then tried to […]

NBA Hall Of Famer Charles Barkley ‘Surprised’ Carmelo Anthony Is Not Playing In 2019-20 Season

It has been more than one year since Carmelo Anthony played his last game in the NBA and as of now, he remains available on the free agency market. Though he is no longer in his prime, Anthony still has plenty of gas left in his tank, which made most people wonder what is preventing […]

NBA Rumors: Charles Barkley Predicts Fate Of Golden State Warriors In 2019-20 NBA Season

For the first time in five years, the Golden State Warriors entered the 2019-20 NBA season excluded from one of the top favorites to win the NBA championship title. That isn’t surprising at all since the Warriors lost several members of their championship core this summer, including Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, and Shaun Livingston. Though […]

Charles Barkley: Only ‘Some’ Trump Supporters Are Racist, Democrats ‘Do Nothing’ For Black Communities

Legendary NBA player Charles Barkley said in a new interview that American politicians “only talk to black people every four years,” Newsweek reports. He made the comments on Michael Smerconish’s SiriusXM radio show, suggesting that neither Republicans nor Democrats really care about black communities. To illustrate his point, Barkley recalled a conversation with Alabama Senator […]

NBA Rumors: Charles Barkley Predicts Who Will Win The Eastern Conference In 2019-20 Season

The departure of Kawhi Leonard from the Toronto Raptors has undeniably changed the NBA landscape. The core of Kyle Lowry, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka, and Marc Gasol may be able to help the Raptors extend their playoff streak in the 2019-20 NBA season but without their best player, it remains a big question if they […]

Charles Barkley Slams CNN Debate Candidates For Ignoring African-American Community

Former NBA star Charles Barkley, who was in attendance Tuesday night for the CNN-hosted Democratic presidential debates held in Detroit, Michigan, shared an unfavorable view of the debate structure. Barkley criticized the Democratic and Republican candidates for overlooking the African-American community outside of a major election year. “I think all politicians take black folks for […]

NBA Rumors: Kevin Durant Might Not Have The ‘Mental Makeup’ To Play In New York, Charles Barkley Says

Even with the Golden State Warriors currently playing for a chance to win their third straight NBA championship, forward Kevin Durant — who has missed the first two games of the NBA Finals with a calf injury — is still expected by many to turn down his player option and sign with another team this […]

Charles Barkley Says Jared Kushner Snuck Him Into White House So He Could Avoid Donald Trump

A new story from NBA great Charles Barkley makes it sound like presidential advisor Jared Kushner just might be a magician of sorts, as he was able to sneak the power forward into the White House without anyone seeing him. Barkley was reportedly interested in discussing the advancement of vocational schools, though he didn’t want […]

NBA Analyst Charles Barkley Predicts Trail Blazers, Not Warriors, Will Be Going To NBA Finals 2019

Despite the improvements made by most title contenders, the Golden State Warriors remain as the heavy favorite to take home the Larry O’Brien Trophy in the 2018-19 NBA season. The predictions are not surprising at all since after the Warriors won back-to-back NBA championship titles, they didn’t only retain their core of Stephen Curry, Klay […]

Charles Barkley Says Jussie Smollett Case Will Have ‘Serious Repercussions’ For The LGBT And Black Communities

Charles Barkley has often joked about the Jussie Smollett case, but this time he took on a serious tone to discuss how its outcome could possibly affect minorities in the future. During an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Wednesday, the NBA legend said he believed that the case would bring serious […]

NBA Rumors: Kevin Durant And Kyrie Irving Aren’t ‘Tough Enough’ To Play For Knicks, Charles Barkley Says

Although the New York Knicks currently sit at the bottom of the entire NBA with a league-worst 13-54 record, many fans are looking forward to what the team has planned for the 2019 offseason. Aside from their having the best chance of winning the lottery for the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft, the […]

NBA Rumors: Charles Barkley Shares His Insight On Anthony Davis Trade After Conversation With Agent Rich Paul

Since the 2018 NBA offseason, New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis has been frequently linked to the Los Angeles Lakers. The rumors that he would be joining the Lakers heated up when he hired Rich Paul of Klutch Sports as his new representative. Paul is also the agent and close friend of Lakers star LeBron […]

NBA Rumors: Charles Barkley Explains Effects Of LeBron And Other Free Agency Signings To Lakers’ Young Core

The Los Angeles Lakers earned the biggest prize of the 2018 NBA free agency when they succeeded to sign LeBron James to a four-year, $154 million contract. The arrival of James in Los Angeles is expected to turn the Lakers from a rebuilding team to a legitimate threat in the Western Conference. One of the […]

‘Shark Tank’ Season 10 Guest Sharks Announced: Charles Barkley, Bethenny Frankel, Alex Rodriguez, And More

When Shark Tank returns with new episodes in the fall, it will be the groundbreaking show’s 10th anniversary, dubbed “A Decade of Dreams.” To celebrate, according to TV Insider, ABC has lined up some great guest Sharks to join the entrepreneurial-themed reality series’ regular investors Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, […]

NBA Rumors: Charles Barkley Predicts Fate Of LeBron James And L.A. Lakers In 2018-19 NBA Season

Inside the NBA analyst Charles Barkley is one of the many people in the league who is not in favor of LeBron James’ decision to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. Before the 2018 NBA free agency started, Barkley said that if he would be the one to decide, James should have considered staying with […]

Charles Barkley Gives Hilarious Answer On ‘Celebrity Family Feud,’ Steve Harvey Left Agape

Charles Barkley may want to rethink a side career as a game show contestant—and his fans may want to avoid him at houses of worship as well. The NBA legend gave the most inappropriate answer ever during his recent stint on Celebrity Family Feud. During his appearance on the ABC reboot of the classic TV […]

NBA: Charles Barkley Wants LeBron James To Stay With The Cavaliers Amidst Rumors Of A Rockets Move

Former NBA superstar and current TNT analyst Charles Barkley said he hopes LeBron James will decide to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers when the three-time NBA champion enters unrestricted free agency this summer. James is heavily linked to the Houston Rockets at the moment, where he can potentially join forces with former Team USA teammates […]

Charles Barkley Is In Alabama Stumping For Roy Moore Opponent

Alabama native Charles Barkley admits he doesn’t know a lot about Doug Jones, but he knows he’s a better choice than Roy Moore for the state of Alabama and for the country. Former NBA (and Auburn) star Charles Barkley no longer lives in Alabama, but he grew up in Leeds, and the state still means […]

Charles Barkley: Worrying About Stupid Confederate Statues Is A Waste of Time And Energy [Video]

Charles Barkley claims that he’s never spent any time thinking about Confederate statues during his entire life, and most people in the African-American community haven’t either. The black community should concentrate on more important issues, he added. The retired NBA star and basketball commentator made these comments during an interview with Rick Karle of WBRC […]

‘American Race’: Charles Barkley On Decision To Interview Richard Spencer, ‘I Want To Know My Enemies’

Teasers for the new Charles Barkley docu-series, American Race, have piqued interest in the show after revealing that white nationalist Richard Spencer was one of the persons interviewed by Barkley in his quest to understand race relations in America. In an interview with Sports Illustrated about the series, the former NBA star defended his […]

Charles Barkley Fired? NBA Fans Defend Isaiah Thomas, Want TNT To Fire Barkley

Charles Barkley getting fired by TNT would please many NBA fans after he spoke about Isaiah Thomas before the Boston Celtics took on the Chicago Bulls Sunday (April 16). Thomas lost his sister to a car accident in Seattle over the weekend and was visibly and understandably upset about it during the pregame warmups. Barkley, […]

Charles Barkley Considers Killing Skip Bayless On Live TV Under One Condition

Charles Barkley joked that he would kill sports journalist Skip Bayless on national TV provided the former NBA star was diagnosed with a terminal illness. The basketball Hall of Famer revealed his thoughts about bumping-off Bayless during an interview on the Dan Patrick Show, a syndicated radio offering that is also simulcast on the NBC […]

Charles Barkley Disses Trump, As NCAA Brackets Are Presidential Tradition

Now that the brackets for the NCAA Tournament are in place, word has gotten out that President Trump won’t be filling out a chart. Taking part in the NCAA Basketball Tournament has become a presidential tradition, and people are asking questions about why Donald Trump is blowing off March Madness. Charles Barkley believes that Trump […]

Charles Barkley: Phil Jackson Trying To ‘Piss Carmelo Off’

Charles Barkley is one of the most controversial analysts in sports. While his off-the-cuff, straight, no chaser comments endear him to many, that same quality tends to land him in hot water fairly often. It was just a few days ago that Charles Barkley called out LeBron James for going to the media and saying […]

NBA News: LeBron James And Charles Barkley Not Headed Towards Friendship

Charles Barkley and LeBron James do not appear to have any plans to become friends, despite dominating news headlines with public comments about each other. James and Barkley both understand what it takes to be NBA All-Stars, although they played in the league during completely different eras. However, it appears that neither takes kind to […]

Black Lives Matter Challenged By A$AP Rocky, Jesse Lee Peterson, And Charles Barkley

Black Lives Matter has been challenged by A$AP Rocky, Jesse Lee Peterson, and Charles Barkley, adding to the list of African-American notables not buying the protest group’s condemnation of “all lives matter.” Other high-profile personalities who have not toed the BLM line are Dr. Ben Carson, Janet Jackson, and Ray Lewis. According to the Guardian, […]

Basketball Great Charles Barkley Condemns Black Lives Matter While Justifying Alton Sterling, Philandro Castile Shootings

As Black Lives Matter supporters continue to rally against the police-perpetrated deaths of Alton Sterling and Philandro Castile, former basketball star Charles Barkley has surprisingly chosen to take an opposing stance against them. While being interviewed on The Dan Le Batard Show on Tuesday, the 53-year-old TNT Sports commentator expressed that most instances of racial […]

Former NBA Players Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller Rip Kevin Durant To Shreds For Signing With Golden State Warriors

In case you haven’t heard, former Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant shocked the world on July 4 when he announced that he would be leaving Oklahoma City for the Golden State Warriors. Durant believes that he’ll have a better shot at winning his first-ever NBA championship by joining the Warriors who have reached each […]

Shaquille O’Neal’s ‘Gorilla Dab’ Dance Is A Runaway Hit: Social Media Reactions

On last night’s edition of Inside the NBA, Shaquille O’Neal unveiled the Gorilla Dab, a new dance he has been working on, and it is already beginning to take off across social media. Shaq created his own dance and excitedly showed it off on @NBAonTNT — For The Win (@ForTheWin) April 27, 2016 O’Neal’s […]

Charles Barkley Takes Issue With North Carolina’s ‘Anti-LGBT Law,’ Basketball Legend Urges NBA To Take Action

NBA Hall-of-Famer and former Most Valuable Player Charles Barkley has said in a recent interview that he is urging the National Basketball Association (NBA) to move the All-Star Game next year away from Charlotte due an “anti-LGBT law” that the state has recently passed. Barkley, 53, says that he wants the NBA to make the […]

Charles Barkley Calls Out Westboro Baptist Church, Proves He Is Even More Awesome

Even during the most wonderful time of the year, which is, by the way, the NCAA Tournament, March Madness, and everything that entails, certain people speak the truth, and stand out as a major voice in college sports. This year, that voice is Charles Barkley, who might have started out as a guy who could […]

Charles Barkley On Politics: ‘Rich People Screwing Poor People’

Retired professional basketball player Charles Barkley shared some pretty candid thoughts on today’s current political climate and politics in general, reports the Guardian. The NBA Hall of Famer called out both Republicans as well as Democrats, saying that the game of politics is simply the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer, he said […]

Charles Barkley Bashes Donald Trump And His Supporters: ‘Their Attempts To Divide And Conquer Are Just Sad’

Charles Barkley is a man who does not shy away from expressing his opinions — in matters relating to basketball or otherwise — and so it was no surprise when the former NBA legend deviated from the script to take a swipe at Donald Trump on national television Thursday night. Current co-host of NBA on […]

Charles Barkley: Indiana Should Lose Final Four Over Religious Freedom Law

Charles Barkley thinks the Final Four should pack up and leave Indiana over the state’s controversial new religious freedom law that opponents say will allow businesses to discriminate against homosexuals. The former NBA star-turned-basketball analyst has been working for CBS this year, giving commentary on the 2015 NCAA Tournament. This week, Barkley spoke up against […]

Charlie Sheen Slams President Obama Yet Again

Actor Charlie Sheen has slammed President Barack Obama yet again, this time with a damning controversial tweet aimed at the President for “wasting time” with his March Madness brackets instead of attending the funeral of Major General Harold Greene, a two-star general killed in Afghanistan back in 2014. Barry Satera Kenya u won’t attend a […]

If Kobe Bryant Retires He Could Take Barkley’s Job

While the world contemplates whether this is the last year for Lakers-great Kobe Bryant, one former basketball star might be hoping he continues to play. According to a report on, TNT might be looking at Bryant to replace Barkley if he doesn’t renew his contract. Currently, Charles Barkley’s contract runs through the 2016 season. […]

Charles Barkley ‘Disappointed’ That Tiger Woods Isn’t His Friend Anymore

Once upon a time, Charles Barkley and Tiger Woods were apparently really good friends. But then all heck broke loose on that unfortunate November night in 2009, when Tiger got into trouble with his wife, Elin, for some alleged untoward behavior with other women, Elin chasing Tiger out of the house with a golf club, […]

Charles Barkley To Ferguson Critics: ‘Kiss My A**’ [Video]

Charles Barkley has a message for those who criticized his Ferguson comments: “Some people are going to agree with me, and some people are going to kiss my a**.” The former NBA star created a lot of buzz previously when he called the Ferguson looters “scumbags,” and praised the police for maintaining order in black […]

Charles Barkley Speaks His Mind About Why He Agrees With The Ferguson Decision

Former NBA great Charles Barkley is once again voicing his opinion on Ferguson. Not long ago, he called Ferguson looters ‘scumbags,’ and now he is weighing in on the grand jury’s decision that literally set Ferguson on fire. While being interviewed by Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic on the Tuesday after the Ferguson decision was announced, […]

Charles Barkley Says Ferguson Rioters Are Not ‘Real Black People’

Charles Barkley had some harsh words for Ferguson rioters. The basketball star supports the decision of the Darren Wilson grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting case. During an interview with a Philadelphia radio show, Barkley told the host that many black neighborhoods would be the “wild, wild, west” without the help of police officers. […]

Charles Barkley: Ferguson Rioters Are Scumbags, Cops The Last Line Of Defense

Charles Barkley, the former NBA star, weighed in on the Ferguson decision controversy following the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown. The NBA television commentator recently talked about the Ferguson decision on the Philadelphia-based Mike Missanelli Show on sports radio 97.5, particularly responding to the host’s […]

Derrick Rose Ripped By Charles Barkley Over Injury Comments

Charles Barkley is not one to shy away from speaking his mind. So when Derrick Rose made questionable comments to reporters concerning his injury history, Sir Charles could not hold himself back, slamming Derrick on Thursday night’s Inside the NBA. As reported by ESPN, Rose told reporters earlier in the week that he values his […]

Charles Barkley Fasting Until Lakers Win? Not So Fast

Charles Barkley fasting until the Lakers win? Not so fast. “The Round Mound of Rebound” himself made that pledge recently, but then he took it back, according to a report by MSN. On Thursday, Charles Barkley thought fasting until the Lakers won a game was a good plan. By the time that thought had a […]

Charles Barkley Vows To Go On Hunger Strike Until Los Angeles Lakers Win A Game

Charles Barkley may have just found a great weight loss method. The portly NBA player-turned-TNT commentator has vowed to fast until the Los Angeles Lakers win a game. The Lakers, who entered the season with high hopes as Kobe Bryant nears the end of his career, have stumbled to an 0-5 start this year, and […]

Charles Barkley: Unintelligent Black Community Holds Back Successful Minorities

Former NBA basketball star, Charles Barkley, dished out some harsh words toward the black community while speaking on Afternoons with Anthony Gargano and Rob Ellis. He blamed the lack of advancement in society on some black individuals acting too white, and others retaliating against those that do not fit int the stereotypical norm. Charles Barkley […]

Charles Barkley Hopes Courageous Owner Gives Ray Rice Another Chance

Charles Barkley realizes that the NFL, and Ray Rice in particular, did a terrible thing. Nevertheless, the former basketball star hopes that the Rice’s career isn’t dead forever, and he gets a second chance. In an interview on CBS’ The NFL Today, Barkley elaborated on his views on both the Rice domestic abuse scandal and […]

Charles Barkley On Adrian Peterson Child Injury Charges: ‘We Spank Kids In The South’

Charles Barkley is never short of an opinion, and he offered his on the Adrian Peterson child injury charges in a recent interview with Jim Rome. Barkley says that the Minnesota Vikings running back went overboard, but says that spankings are a part of the old-school southern culture that he and Peterson grew up in. […]

Charles Barkley Explains Why He’s Not Friends With Michael Jordan Anymore

Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan were superstars at the same time in the 1990s and were once friends off the court, but now the two are no longer on speaking terms thanks to Barkley’s famous ability to tell it like it is. Barkley said a rift grew between him and Jordan after he criticized Jordan’s […]