Basketball analyst and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has been a consistent critic of LeBron James. He's stated in the past that he wouldn't rank LeBron among his top 5 all-time NBA players. That hasn't changed.
But according to Barkley, there's nothing LeBron can do to ever jump into his top 5 of Michael Jordan, Oscar Robertson, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Wilt Chamberlain.
Barkley was a guest on the first episode of Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons on HBO, and he defended his stance despite Simmons' argument that LeBron is absolutely a top 5 NBA great