When it comes to the NBA, every player’s goal and definition of success in the league is different. But they can all agree on the fact that winning the NBA Championship is their common goal. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, some players have to live with the fact that they failed to win the title.
NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst Charles Barkley definitely fall into that category. Chuck was one of the best players of his time and won many awards throughout his career.
One thing he couldn’t win was the NBA Championship. So sometimes it feels like Chuck gets angry by underestimating the legacy of other NBA stars. The most recent example is his ongoing feud with Brooklyn Net superstar Kevin Durant.
The two have been exchanging back-and-forth jobs over the past few days over the fact that Durant was on the bus during his career with the Golden State Warriors. NBA analyst Stephen A. Smith has now stepped in to give his two cents on the matter.
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“I have no problem with Barclays’ comments and I have no problem with Kevin Durant applauding him. I think Kevin Durant has every right to applaud. He is a two-time champion. Twice NBA Finals MVP. I think when he’s healthy he Is the greatest player on the planet and the fact that he has more hardware than Charles Barclay is just a fact. He brings cash, it’s not about cash.
“I don’t think he should have brought money in that regard, but I think he should have applauded. But I also think it’s important to understand what Charles Barkley wanted to say because Barkley wanted to say it. They will not lie about it. “
As Smith explains, they are both right in their own way. But bringing money into the argument doesn’t seem fairly straightforward.
Since both the players played in different periods, there is a difference in the pay scale of the players, it should not be in this dispute either. Anyway, the conflict between Chuck and KD seems to be over, and as it turns out, it’s getting worse.