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Fans Are Absolutely Furious With Draymond Green’s Highly Disrespectful Words for 28 Years Older Charles Barkley

Published 02/21/2023, 11:30 AM EST

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NBA legend and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley rarely shies away from speaking his mind. Well, the former Philadelphia 76ers player was just doing that while interacting with the Golden State Warriors forward, Draymond Green during the All-Star game on Sunday. The 11x All-Star said a few words regarding the Warriors, which didn’t sit well with the four-time champion. Green replied in his way, but the fans didn’t appreciate his statements. In light of this, fans expressed their thoughts and opinions on social media.

Hardly anyone in the hoops world is unaware of Barkley’s beef with the Warriors and their fans. The now 60-year-old took the beef to another level with his recent comments about the Golden State Warriors. Naturally, the former DPOY didn’t like his statements, eventually leading to a verbal altercation.

What did Draymond Green say to Charles Barkley?


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Green joined Barkley and the rest of the ‘NBA on TNT’ crew as a side reporter while covering the All-Star game on Sunday. When they were interacting, the former Sixers player said to Green, “The Golden State Warriors are cooked.” In reply, the four-time All-Star said, “That’s crazy. You said that last year, but we all know you don’t know what you’re talking about.”

Their conversation continued, and the 60-year-old replied, “Y’all are cooked now… ya’ll are done… I’m telling you, y’all are done.” In response to this statement, the Warriors forward said, “That still leaves us four [NBA championships] ahead of you, boss”


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Fans were seemingly infuriated by the statements of Green

Shortly after the verbal altercation, the official Instagram page of ‘NBA on TNT’ shared a small part of their conversation with fans. Naturally, fans didn’t want to miss this opportunity, so they chimed in to express their thoughts and opinions. Surprisingly, a lot of fans were seemingly furious with Green’s statements.


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Here are some of the reactions of fans:

“Why isn’t Draymond playing in the all star game? All that chatter & you’re a role player”

“Draymond can’t touch chuck all time”

“Bench players talking like starters, I hate it”

“Draymond will NEVER be half the player Chuck was”


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“Draymond and Shaq just as sensitive. Always dissin people and than when people talk, they wanna get personal.”

“I don’t really care, dray not close to sir Charles”

“All those rings still don’t make Draymond a better player than Barkley. It’s not even close.”


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Ayush Roy

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Ayush Roy is an NBA writer at Essentially Sports. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Calcutta. Capitalizing his background in finance, Ayush likes to dive deep into the economics of the NBA.

Edited By: Jayant Chhabra