Charles Barkley on LeBron, Lakers: ‘They’re not even as good’ as Spurs | SportsCenter | ESPN



Charles Barkley joins Stephen A. Smith on SportsCenter to preview the 2018/19 NBA season, saying LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are not as good as the San Antonio Spurs, the Oklahoma City Thunder or the Houston Rockets. Barkley also talks about the Rockets without Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah A Moute but with Carmelo Anthony; the Boston Celtics with Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Al Horford; the Toronto Raptors with Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry but without DeMar DeRozan; the Philadelphia 76ers with Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz; Kevin Durant’s present and future; Anthony Davis’ future; and more.

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39 Comments

  1. I quit watching this b***** 6/8 years ago they have a bunch of spoiled a dream come true and they act a damn fool they look stupid all that hair on their face look like a damn bear they just an ignorant make me Shane to be black Good Luck Good Luck cuz I don't watch this b***** soon as I get a Dollar near Park at a run and get him a white woman all black sisters ain't good enough for these stupid ass. Hell no to watch this s*** don't care about none of them old school just keeping it real

  2. The lack of acknowledgement for Steph Currys greatness amongst these ESPN and TNT guys is ridiculous. Out of the top 3 players in the world, two are Warriors. Steph has changed the game in the way Babe Ruth changed baseball. He is a transcendent basketball legend.

  3. Coming from Charles Barkley the best player to not win a ring this era is different these analysts make no sense nowadays he says that the spurs and trailblazers will beat the lakers ina 7 game series preposterous ? LeBron took a less supporting cast in Cleveland to the finals and won then again and again hell be in the conference final this year srry Chuck you're a hater maybe you shoulda teamed up you might have a ring???

  4. This dum ass just said even the Portland trail blazers lml Charles getting old I think he don't know man I can't believe what he just said even the spurs tbh spurs is done for now I think Utah way Bette then these two team I think

  5. Still don’t understand why people complain so much about stacked teams. This is a business we do what’s convenient for us. Find a way to win rings just like Kobe said. When your an nba legend it will show no matter who you play for.

  6. So I guess Kawhi wasn't playing with Tim Duncan when he was there and then after he left his playing with mono Ginobili Tony Parker LaMarcus Aldridge Danny Green Pal Gasol and Rudy Gay. Just another KD hater at work

  7. You could put Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard and Kevin Durant on the same team with Lebron James as a Lakers and Charles Barkley will still call the Lakers a 7th seed team. Hasn't anyone figured out yet that Charles Barkley hates The Lakers with a passion?

  8. Donavan Michell arrived and Utah went to playoff and won one series, Lebron comes to LA and the Lakers are not better than OKC? OKC won’t make playoffs, Paul George is NOT as good as Mitchell or Lebron, can’t wait for season to start…Go Lakers…

  9. Barkley my lakers gon beat every dam body shut up we is the best in the west now golden state will get crushed by us we beat they azz twice in 2 preseason games u feel me stop hatin my dude fr u aint never won no rings at all bcauz of mj

  10. Why does everyone say about Kevin he had so much pressure in Oklahoma being a one man team but he had Westbrook and other good players. Everyone says he’s so great but he only led them to one finals and lost it 4-1. Lebron did way more for Cleveland those first 8 years with way less. Durant is a lights out shooter but it took a squad of superstars to beat lebron and his shit cavs

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