Sir Charles stands by his LeBron comments Westbrook and Carmelo would love

first_img“We don’t have to be friends… Anybody who thinks my comments were unfair, I don’t think they’re unfair.” pic.twitter.com/ZMChNLK3Ka— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 3, 2017 Advertisement He added that he won’t stop honestly critiquing player performances or filtering his opinion because of this recent beef. If that means taking heat, so be it.“My comments were what I said. I stick by them.”Strictly from a basketball standpoint, Chuck said there are a number of NBA stars that would love to be burdened with Cleveland’s “top heavy” roster that includes Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.“I’m pretty sure, Carmelo Anthony is a helluva player, and would love to have Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving,  and Tristan Thompson. Same thing with Russell Westbrook.”Here are Barkley’s full comments:Charles Barkley responds to LeBron James’ recent comments. pic.twitter.com/tJQYQzF3Bs— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 3, 2017center_img For the first time since LeBron James publicly torched him in the press for calling him ‘whiny’, Charles Barkley commented from his national perch on Inside the NBA last night to address the personal slams from the King. Barkley had given a radio interview, but had yet to address the topic nationally.Barkley said he had no problem with James comments, and mentioned that he forgot to mention that he also flunked Spanish in high school and lost at Jeopardy! to Martha Stewart.Barkley maintained that his criticisms were strictly related to basketball and never personal, even though James took it there.He praised James as an all-time NBA talent and a transcendent businessman, but firmly sticks by his comments that James was ‘whiny’ for going to the press to publicly rip his front office and roster.last_img read more

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