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Speaking of his playing days …”Go watch the ’93 Finals when John Paxson hit the shot,” James told ESPN.
“He’s a hater,” James said.
But wait, let’s get to the really good stuff (bold is ours):”I’m not going to let him disrespect my legacy like that,” James told ESPN. ”
LeBron James and Charles Barkley aren’t thrilled with each other.
James ends a fantastic interview – really, read the whole thing – with, “I’m tired of biting my tongue.
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After years of criticism from Charles Barkley, LeBron James finally fired back.
James has mostly avoided taking on Barkley, but in a Monday night interview with ESPN, he finally let loose.
“There’s a new sheriff in town.”“He’s a hater,” James said of Barkley.
Barkley, in his role as outspoken commentator on TNT, has been a relentless critic of James, dating to 2010 when he faulted James’s move to Miami from Cleveland.
…”Advertisement Continue reading the main storyTwo other commentators, Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith, agreed that James’s comments about adding a playmaking guard were “inappropriate,” but Barkley’s comments were by far the most incendiary.
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LeBron James Fires Back, Calls Charles Barkley ‘a Hater’
“I went to see (Carmelo Anthony) at the Garden two years ago when we were in New York,” James said.
However, James decided he couldn’t let those comments go and turned on Barkley, who never won an NBA title.
Barkley called James “the best player in the world” but wondered if he really wanted to compete.
James insists the Cavs just need to play better and in the interim he vowed not to let anyone criticize him.
Barkley said James was “whiny” and “inappropriate” and wondered about his motives.
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