By Irma Hernandez

Charles Barkley, named one of the 50 greatest NBA players of all-time and also viewed as a respected pundit, had an interesting opinion on LeBron James after the Cavs won their first title last night.

The 11-time NBA All-star ranked some of the best NBA players of all-time and left James out of his top 5. 

Barkley listed Michael Jordan, Oscar Robertson, Bill Russel, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Wilt Chamberlain as his top 5 players of all-time. He revealed he has James ranked at 8, claiming he could not place him before Kobe or Tim Duncan.

To date, LeBron has 3 championships, in comparison to Kobe and Duncan who have 5 each. Barkley claims to “not live in the moment,” entailing LeBron’s accomplishments surpass previous NBA players.

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