Charles Barkley channels his inner Ric Flair after Nuggets’ thrilling win

NBA Icon Charles Barkley is one of the most beloved NBA analysts in the world for his eccentric behavior from time to time. He recently made an impression on WWE legend Ric Flair after witnessing the thrilling game between the Denver Nuggets and the Golden State Warriors.

Barkley is known to do many gimmicks to keep his audience entertained, and that makes him a great analyst to be featured on a show. With his extensive experience in the league and background as a basketball player, his perspective on various subjects is highly valuable and offers deep insights.

Charles Barkley does his best Ric Flair impression

After the thrilling match between the Golden State Warriors and the Denver Nuggets, TNT’s Inside the NBA gave their reactions to the great match. While most of the panelists present on-screen had overwhelming reactions, Charles Barkley did something different from all of them.

As the camera rolled to the panel of hosts present on-screen, Barkley sighed and said, “In the name of the Great Ric Flair, Wooo!” Barkley did his best impersonation of the WWE Legend Ric Flair to express the excitement he felt after witnessing a great match between two huge teams in the NBA. Barkley and Flair have been great friends and have been seen together on certain occasions, so Barkley’s impersonation of Flair is also a reminder of their friendship.

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Charles Barkley picks the “scariest team” in the West

In a later segment on TNT’s Inside the NBA show, the panelists present on-screen discussed the potential teams that could pose a threat to the Denver Nuggets, who have been running wild in the NBA. The Nuggets have been winning most of their matches and have been a dominant presence in every matchup.

The discussion moved to the teams in the Western Conference and their chances to pose a threat to Nikola Jokic’s team. Charles Barkley led the conversation with a unique perspective on the teams in the Western Conference and named the Los Angeles Clippers as the scariest team in the West. “The Lakers have been a huge disappointment, and My Suns have also been a huge disappointment. You all know I don’t believe in Minnesota, the Clippers… the scariest team in the West is the Los Angeles Clippers… If Kawhi (Leonard) did not get hurt, they would’ve beaten the Suns in the last playoffs.” said Barkley.

Barkley states that the Clippers right now are the scariest team in the Western Conference. He went on to applaud Kawhi Leonard and call him a top-five player in the world when he is healthy. He even admitted that if Kawhi Leonard had not gotten hurt, the Clippers would have beaten the Phoenix Suns in the playoffs.

What do you think of Charles Barkley’s epic Ric Flair impersonation? Do you agree with Chuck calling the Clippers the scariest team in the West? We are eager to know your thoughts, so drop them down in the comments and let us know.

Avi Shravan

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Avi Shravan is an anime, games and sports enthusiast who likes NBA and Soccer. He is an avid reader who loves to write as well. You can find him reading books in a cafe or playing games if he is not watching his favourite team play. You can contact him on [email protected]


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