Charles Barkley doesn’t think LeBron James should have left the Cavaliers in favor of South Beach and the Miami Heat. So it’s no surprise that Barkley is rooting for James to return to Cleveland when he becomes a free agent.
His biggest reason? Do it for the fans.
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“I think it’d be great for him to go back to Cleveland,” Barkley said.
“Number one, I don’t think they are great fans in Miami. I thought they
were great fans in Cleveland.”
Barkley recently sat down for an interview with Rachel Nichols on CNN and talked about James’ 2010 decision and why he would’ve chosen differently.
“I thought LeBron should have stayed in Cleveland,” Barkley said. “Just ’cause he got them rings now, he ain’t no better. Think about the notion that, just because I didn’t win a sporting event, my life is not successful. That’s gotta be the stupidest thing I ever heard.”