Charles Barkley called LeBron James a “punk” after a Twitter Post made by the self-proclaimed “King James.” Â Is it that CharlesBarkley’s word for LeBron James is something we already knew he was, or was the former NBA star stepping out of bounds with his proclamation?
LeBron’s Tweet read â€œDonâ€™t think for one min that I havenâ€™t been taking mental notes of everyone taking shots at me this summer. And I mean everyone,â€
OOhhh….Charles Barkely LOVES a challenge and never backs down. Â At a news show on Thursday, Barkley said:
â€œI heard about LeBronâ€™s little tweet today that heâ€™s remembering everybody who said anything bad about him. Well, I want him to make sure that he puts my name on that [list].â€
Actually, I don’t think I would want to be on James’ list, but then again – I’m an every day guy.
So now we have two NBA greats fixing to start a war. Â The Charles Barkley vs LeBron James dilemma will be interesting, to say the least.
So what started the “punk” claims? James took place in an ESPN Special called “The Decision” where he claims he’s leaving Cleveland to head to Miami to play ball with his friends. He was booed at the ESPY awards not too long after that.
LeBron is going to do what he wants. After all, he’s “King James.” Â Charles Barkley is older – he’s made the mistakes from being arrogant and cocky, so is his calling LeBron a “punk” warranted, or should he just leave it be?
If Barkley and James went head-to-head in a one-on-one game, who do you think would win?
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