Golden State Warriors fans throw things at Charles Barkley during 'Inside the NBA'
Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has spent the bulk of the Western Conference finals dissing Golden State Warriors fans and the city of San Francisco.
But what seemed like a mostly playful feud became a lot less funny Thursday night during the season finale of "Inside the NBA.
which secured another Western Conference crown for Golden State – celebrating fans
behind the desk began throwing items toward the stage seemingly in the direction of Barkley.
Barkley, never afraid to mix it up on the court or on TV, stood up after what appeared to be a T-shirt grazed his face.
He grabbed something off the desk and pump-faked repeatedly as if he was going to throw the item at the crowd while Ernie Johnson and Kenny Smith pleaded with him to sit down.
Barkley appeared to be smirking as he turned back to the camera a few times.
Before Game 2, Barkley said he was pulling for the Mavericks because he hates Warriors fans, calling them "obnoxious" and a "pain in the ass."
Before Game 5, fans outside Chase Center started up robust "Chuck you suck," chants.