Charles Barkley Comments on Warriors After Adding Kevin Durant in Free Agency

July 22nd, 2016 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

Outspoken TNT analyst Charles Barkley still isn't convinced the Golden State Warriors are heading toward an extended run of championship success despite adding prized free agent Kevin Durant to an already star-studded roster this summer. 

Ron Kroichick of the San Francisco Chronicle passed along comments the 11-time NBA All-Star made Friday before his round in the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament. He doesn't believe adding another high-end perimeter player alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson was the answer.

"It's different now; Kevin changes the whole dynamic," Barkley said. "But you've still got to rebound and play defense. That's the key."

He added: "It's exactly what I said was going to happen: If they played a couple good teams, they were going to wear down. They weren't going to make all those jump shots. … They've got a great organization. I love Steph and Klay. But I don't think small ball works, and it didn't work in the Finals."

Barkley chalked up the Warriors' title in 2015 to good luck because they faced teams dealing with injury problems while they remained m ...

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