Thursday, February 19th, 2009 at 9:40 pm
One of basketball’s most colorful and funniest commentators Charles Barkley returned to his rightful place tonight behind the desk at TNT studios working with Kenny “The Jet” Smith and Ernie Johnson.
As most know, he was arrested for a DUI in Scottsdale, Arizona back in December of last year. Ironically, All-Star Weekend set its traveling circus down in Arizona this year, but “Sir Charles” did not attend any of the festivities.
“I think that a DUI is unacceptable. That can’t happen and I’ve got to challenge other people, not just celebrities or jocks. You have to really think before getting behind the wheel after you’ve been drinking,” said the hall of fame power forward.
One thing is for certain though, for all the diehard basketball fans, (such as this writer) it’s great to once again turn on the TV and see him talking trash about the players, and telling everybody how it is. Welcome back “Chuck.”