Charles Barkley has never been one to hold his tongue and that remained true Thursday night. Barkley ripped the Golden State Warriors following their blowout loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, and Warriors star Klay Thompson was sitting across from him while he did it.
The Warriors opened their new arena by getting absolutely demolished by the Clippers, 141-122. Obviously the Warriors aren't at full strength, as Thompson could miss the entire season. But still, Barkley wasn't hearing excuses. He said the Warriors wouldn't even be making the playoffs.
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That's pretty brutal, but Chuck may be right.
Stephen Curry can outscore anyone and D'Angelo Russell is a nice piece. Draymond Green is still an excellent defender but his offensive numbers have been largely declining since the 2015-16 season. After that, what else do the Warriors have that scares opponents?
It's going to be a long season by the Bay.