Charles Barkley it showed hurt this Wednesday with his excompañero and friend Michael Jordanas pointed out many years ago and ended their friendship.
In an interview with ESPN, Barkley mentioned that the star of the Bulls and he had a very close relationship since they played in the NBAhowever, this is not the case anymore.
“(Michael) Was like a brother to me. At least 20 years. And I’m sorry, I feel sadness. But for me still the best basketball player in history. I don’t wish him nothing but the best,” he said.
The former player of the Suns, and the Dream Team, confessed that the problem were his statements some years ago about the performance of Jordan as the boss of the Charlotte Bobcats.
“What bothered me most of all of that, is that I don’t think you’ve said anything so bad. I’m pretty sure what I said, ‘as much as I love Michael, until they stop hiring your best friends, will never succeed as the general manager’. Phil Jackson said exactly the same thing,” he explained.
Barkley added that he was surprised by the discomfort of his friend with him and not with Jackson, and he added that he always thought that Michael appreciated his sincerity.
It is worth mentioning that Barkley and Jordan have clashed in the The end of the NBA in 1993, with a victory of the Bulls on the Suns. Also, were teammates on the Dream Team american in Barcelona 1992 and in the filming of the tape Space Jam.
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