ESPN and TNT have mixed their protection of the NBA’s In-Season Event, and as all the time, Charles Barkley stored issues attention-grabbing.
After praising a number of of his colleagues, the Corridor of Famer turned his consideration to ESPN speaking head Stephen A. Smith.
“When you come over right here with all that loud ass speaking. Hey, this ain’t First Take,” Sir Charles stated. “This gonna be the primary ass whooping you’re taking should you come over right here with that loud-ass speaking.”
Stephen A. didn’t appear too bothered by the remark, as he and Barkley laughed it off.
The 2 have been at two separate units outdoors of T-Moblie Enviornment in Las Vegas. Smith was joined by Malika Andrews, Adrian Wojnarowski, Michael Wilbon, and Bob Myers. Barkley had his TNT crew of Ernie Johnson, Shaq, and Kenny Smith. The simulcast of the 2 units collectively allowed for lots extra dialog and jokes, commentary, and evaluation of basketball.
Fans seemed to enjoy it too, taking to social media to speak concerning the simulcast.
Barkley has appeared on Smith’s present, First Take earlier than. He was on in February to speak about load management within the NBA.