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7 Basketball Players — And 1 Team — Who Changed The Sport Forever
From LeBron James to Charles Barkley, these memorable figures made contributions that changed how the game looks and is played.
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Charles Barkley's Friendship With Cat Litter Scientist Melts Our Cold, Dead Hearts
The NBA legend and Iowa dad Lin Wang shared a special bond that spanned years.
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Charles Barkley Says He Hasn't Worn Underwear In 10 Years
"I feel good about it," the former NBA great, now a TV analyst, told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."
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Bill Russell Flips Off Fellow Hall of Famer Charles Barkley On Live TV
The former star made a cheeky apology for his wayward middle finger.
Charles Barkley Gives Really Awkward Answer On 'Celebrity Family Feud'
The NBA analyst tried to rebound with an even more cringy comeback.
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'SNL' Zings NRA: 'Only Way To Stop A Bad Roach Is A Good Roach With A Gun'
The good ones are God-fearing bugs who regularly attend their tiny church.
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'SNL' Spoofs Oscars, Flames Hollywood Sex Harassment With 'Grabbies' Awards
Awards granted for "Best Non-Apology" and "Handiest Actor."
Sterling K. Brown, Charles Barkley, Bill Hader Tapped To Host 'Saturday Night Live'
"This is truly a dream come true," tweeted Brown.
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Fergie's National Anthem Attempt Slammed As The 'Worst Rendition Ever'
She attempted to put a jazz spin on "The Star-Spangled Banner."
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Charles Barkley, Lakers Fan Trade Jabs About Weight, Ends In Tie Score
And it looks like nobody got hurt.
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Charles Barkley Stumps For Doug Jones, Begs Alabama: 'Stop Looking Like Idiots'
"You can't have a white separatist running for office," the NBA legend says.
TNT Analysts Mocking UCLA Player's Arrest Is Not A Good Look
Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith pile on the jokes.
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Charles Barkley Says 'There Is No Such Thing As A Vegetarian'
What a meathead.
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Charles Barkley Announces He Will Attend 'Fat Farm' To Lose Weight
"I have become lazy. Number one, I’m not healthy.”
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Dez Bryant And The Athletic Lottery
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Dallas Cowboys standout wide receiver Dez Bryant recently made headlines with his comments on Instagram about the issue of
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Charles Barkley: 'We Shouldn't Have Just 3 Good Teams'
The Cleveland Cavaliers "don’t even get pushed," Barkley says.
LeBron James Gives Charles Barkley A Savage Verbal Beatdown
“I’m not going to let him disrespect my legacy like that."
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Charles Barkley Believes Kevin Durant Is Trying To 'Cheat' His Way To A Championship
“Don’t you want to compete?”
Charles Barkley Insists LeBron James Isn't A Top-5 Player Of All Time
Did you watch the NBA Finals, Sir Charles?
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