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Draymond Green Fires Back at Charles Barkley with Hilarious Shaq-Style Retort

Amidst the glitz and glamour of the NBA All-Star Game, the real fireworks came in an off-court banter between Charles Barkley and Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green. Barkley attempted to sneak in a witty jab at Green, but the tables turned when Green unleashed his inner ‘Shaq’ in a hilarious response.

The humorous interaction started when Charles Barkley, during the NBA All-Star Game broadcast, made a snide remark about Green’s performance, calling him a “hell of a player” but wishing him “good luck in the Play-In.”

However, the Warriors’ star quickly caught on to the cheeky dig hidden beneath Chuck’s seemingly appreciative act.

With a quick-witted response, Green pulled off a classic Shaq-style troll by reminding Barkley of one painful fact – his lack of a championship ring.

“Here, Chuck. Take my ring.”

Charles Barkley and Shaq in a heated argument

This is a recurring joke used by Shaquille O’Neal, another NBA legend and broadcast co-host, to silence Barkley during their heated banter on the ‘NBA on TNT’ show.

Taking a leaf out of Shaq’s book, Green tactfully shot down Barkley’s jab, leaving him at a loss for words.

Despite Barkley’s impressive basketball record, it’s a well-known fact that an NBA championship eluded him throughout his career.

This ‘ringless’ status leaves the NBA legend vulnerable to such jabs, and Green skillfully used it to his advantage in this epic comeback.

Regardless of this on-screen playfulness, Green and his team, Golden State Warriors, have a serious battle pending.

Currently seated at the 10th spot with a 27-26 record heading to the All-Star break, aiming for the playoffs in the 2023-24 season is a significant task.

Aiming to dodge the Play-In tournament, the Golden State Warriors need to position themselves among the top six.

Barkley’s jibe might just add the spark they need to propel themselves towards the playoffs.

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