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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

January 23, 2007 Archive

  • This one's old but great: "The NBA's in disarray - a white guy won the slam-dunk competition. We need to have another Million Man March." Sir Charles responding to L.A. Clippers rookie Brent Barry winning the slam dunk competition.
  • "Tonight's a good night for bad, crappy players." Barkley talks about the new NBA rules for the 2001-2002 season.
  • "I have so many great memories, I thank God I have this huge brain that can keep all these memories stored."
  • On Allen Iverson's prowess versus other teams: "I'll never let a one-man team beat me."
  • "They run like deer, jump like deer and think like deer." - Charles Barkley on the Portland Trail Blazers.
    Thanks Laurel T!
  • EJ asked Charles why the Bulls were losing so many games this season: "Because they are a bad team...The NBA needs contraction. The Bulls are a disgrace to the league and to themselves."
  • When the Dream Team was about to play the Angola national team, during pre-game interviews the other USA players provided diplomatic, face saving comments about how they would play hard and felt strongly they would win. When Chuck was asked about Angola and the game, he replied: "They're in a lot of trouble."
  • Last weeks Rocket-Sixers game was 35-35 at the half: "Thank God for the new defensive rules, this could have been 25-25!"
    Thanks Keith!
  • Barkley on Hanno Mottola, who, as EJ remarked "is the first NBA player from Finland". Charles replies: "Of course he is the first NBA player from Finland, he's the only person in Finland."
    Thanks Rob!


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