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The Ridiculously Hilarious Bet Charles Barkley Made With Kenny Smith In 2002


If you've ever watched Inside the NBA on TNT, you know just how crazy things can get between Shaq, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, and Ernie Johnson.

And even in 2002, their antics were something of extraordinary entertainment.

There was a bet between Charles and Kenny that if Yao Ming scored 19 or more points in any game during his rookie season, he would kiss his ass. Yeah, you read that right.

Unfortunately for Barkley, Ming ended up breaking that 19 point mark in a game against the Lakers that season, meaning Charles would have to honor the agreement. So, in the end, he kissed the butt of a donkey Kenny Smith bought (Smith's "ass"), and that was the end of it.

Now, it serves as an awesome story of yet another one of Barkley's crazy antics.