Charles Barkley says Houston championship would not count

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Charles Barkley rarely restrains himself.

an appearance on “The Lowe Post” by Zach Lowe Podcast. Barkley spoke frankly while rehashing some of the stories and controversies of his still interesting NBA career. “Data-reactid =” 17 “> This week was no exception when appeared on the podcast” The Lowe Post “by Zach Lowe. Barkley spoke frankly while rehashing some of the stories and controversies of his still interesting NBA career.

Houston Rockets, he wouldn’t have counted in his record book. “Data-reactid =” 18 “> He told Lowe that if he had won a title by teaming up with Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler at the Houston Rockets, he would not have counted him in his record book.

” It does not count “

“I wouldn’t even consider it a championship,” said Barkley. “I’m not going to lie. Me and Karl Malone. If he won a championship with the Lakers, that doesn’t count. It doesn’t count. ”

Kevin Durant teamed up with the Golden State Warriors team he couldn’t beat in the playoffs to win his NBA championships. “Data-reactid =” 22 “> Barkley made the proclamation when Lowe pressed him about criticism of Kevin Durant teaming up with the Golden State Warriors who he couldn’t beat in the playoffs to win his NBA championships.

“I’ll never be happy with that,” said Barkley of Durant’s decision to leave Oklahoma City. “When I was going to ask to be traded, I didn’t say I wanted to play in Chicago, Boston or the Lakers. I just wanted to go to a team where I had a chance to participate. “

After criticizing Kevin Durant, Charles Barkley said his quest to hunt a ring in Houston would not have counted – if he had won one. (Photo AP / David J. Phillip)

Barkleys’s situation was not the same as Durant’s

Barkley joining the Rockets, of course, was an entirely different situation from Durant. Barkley, Olajuwon and Drexler were all at the drop of their careers during Barkley’s tenure in Houston. Like Scottie Pippen when he joined the team in 1998. Durant joined an all-time behemoth at the height of his league prowess when he was at his peak.

Chicago Bulls after Barkley joined Houston via trade in 1996 with the Phoenix Suns, that would have been much more impressive. “Data-reactid =” 38 “> If the Rockets had reached the final and beat the Chicago Bulls after Barkley had joined Houston in 1996 with the Phoenix Suns, it would have been much more impressive.

But that was not the case, and Barkley still does not have a ring to count or expect.

he broke a guy’s nose in a street fight in Milwaukee after a 1991 game against the Bucks and how he played a drunken NBA game after learning his trade from the Philadelphia 76ers at the Los Angeles Lakers have failed. “Data-reactid =” 40 “> Barkley also spoke with Lowe about when he broke a guy’s nose in a street fight in Milwaukee after a game against the Bucks in 1991 and how he played a drunken NBA game after learning his trade from the Philadelphia 76ers at the Los Angeles Lakers, he failed.

He has already told these stories. But even in reruns, Barkley is almost always interesting.

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