January 22, 2007 Archive
"I can be bought. If they paid me enough, I'd work for the Klan." "I don't hate anyone, at least not for more than 48 minutes, barring overtime." "If push came to shove, I could lose all self-respect & become a reporter." On Barkley: "There wil never be another player like me. I'm the ninth wonder of the world."On baldness: "Why do bald guys always wear beards? When I started to go bald, I took it like a man." "When you're the top dog, everybody wants to put you in the pound.""You got to believe in yourself. Hell, I believe I'm the best-looking guy in the world & I might be right." "You can talk without saying a thing. I don't ever want to be that type of person." "The NBA stands for No Babies Allowed."On the All-Star Game: "Hell, there ain't but 15 black millionaires in the whole country & half of 'em are right here in this room." "I don't listen to the refs. I don't listen to anyone who makes less money than I do." On Oscar Schmidt: "Isn't he that guy with Felix Unger?" "I don't create controversies. They're there long before I open my mouth. I just bring them to your attention." "Pressure is for tires." On fines: "I went to bed as Charles Barkley & woke up as Pete Rose." Charles Barkley on his thoughts about retiring before the season: "Iremember sitting down with the Rockets and saying, 'Yeah. I'm going toretire.' They said, 'Well, we'll give you $9 million.' And I said, 'Yougot a pen on you?'"
Thanks Malaguti Franco!