Charles Barkley He was one of the best players in the NBA in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but also one of the toughest and most controversial on and off the court. Now, more than 20 years after his retirement, ‘Fat’ is still one of the characters that more headlines generate with your phrases as an NBA commentator and analyst.
The 1993 league MVP always leaves pearls and has no problem stepping on any kind of puddle or getting into any controversy. And he has done it again with a phrase that has raised a great dust in social networks when talking about his fondness for gambling with golfer Phil Mickelson.
“Look, everyone knows that I like to bet on everything. I want to be broke when I die, Phil. I don’t want to leave all my money and my family unburdened. I’ve been taking care of them all my life. I want to be broke with my last breath, “said Barkley, who left a Mickelson confused who tried to get out of the way by ensuring that he believed that the former NBA was joking.
It is the latest controversy of a Charles Barkley whose estimated wealth exceeds 50 million dollars after having won more than $ 43 million in his 15 NBA seasons spread between Philadelphia, Phoenix and Houston.