On Saturday on Inside The NBA on TNT, Charles Barkley made a powerful remark about Giannis Antetokounmpo after the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Atlanta Hawks to advance to the NBA Finals.
The remark from Barkley can be watched here at the 1:15 mark (via House of Highlights).
The full quote from Barkley can also be read in a Tweet embedded below from Hoop Central.
Antetokounmpo has missed the last two games for the Milwaukee Bucks (both wins).
The status of Antetokounmpo for Game 1 of the NBA Finals is doubtful and can be seen in a Tweet below from FantasyLabs NBA.
The Phoenix Suns are 6.5-point favorites in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, according to FanDuel.
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