Charles Barkley was known as “The Round Mound of Rebound” during his days as an NBA star. Sir Charles was famous for his tenacity on the glass. Barkley’s signature monster dunks brought crowds to their feet in arenas across the United States.

Barkley’s no-nonsense attitude made him a perfect fit as a television analyst. Charles joins Shaquille O’Neal, Kenny Smith, and Ernie Johnson as a co-host of “Inside the NBA.” The league’s signature studio show has been a huge hit with fans.

That dream team may soon be breaking up. Barkley was recently asked about his future plans for the show. According to HotNewHipHop, he plans to finish up his contract and then call it a career.

“I want to die on the golf course or somewhere fishing. I don’t want to be sitting over by fat-ass Shaq waiting to drop dead.

It’s been a great, great thing. I love Ernie, Kenny, Shaq and everybody we work with. But I just don’t feel the need to work until the day I die. I don’t, man. I’ll be 61 years old if I finish out my contract.” After being with TNT for over two decades, it’s no surprise that he feels he’s served his time in the industry and is ready to kick back.”

Charles Barkley is ready to settle into retirement. He displayed his signature dry sense of humor as he dropped a friendly jab at his old pal Shaq. Fans of Charles Barkley should cherish these last two seasons before he’s gone for good.

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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