Charles Barkley disagrees with Scottie Pippen statement that he ‘was LeBron James before LeBron James’
Charles Barkley answered a straight 'no' when asked about the Scorrie Pippen statement about being LeBron James. AP

CHARLES Barkley disagrees with Scottie Pippen’s assessment that he ‘was LeBron James before LeBron James.’

[See Scottie Pippen: ‘I was LeBron James before LeBron James’]

The former NBA star and now basketball analyst for a television network was asked on the Dan Patrick Show if the statement was correct, and Barkley pointed out the major differences between the seven-time All Star Pippen and four-time MVP James.

“Scottie was a terrific player, but Scottie wasn’t a guy who could get you 30 every night,” said Barkley.

“Scottie was a great defender, but he wasn’t gonna get you a bunch of rebounds every night.”

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