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Charles Barkley Says He 'Doesn't Care' Who Wins The Mavs/Warriors Series: "I'm Ready For This To Be Over So I Can Go Play Golf And Fish Every Day."

Charles Barkley Wants The Mavericks To Reach The Finals Because Warriors Fans Are Annoying: "I'm Rooting Against These Warriors Fans Because They're Obnoxious And They're A Pain In The A**"

Even with the NBA Conference Finals in full swing, Charles Barkley can't wait for this whole season to be over.

In a chat with Ryen Russillo on his podcast, Barkley spoke honestly about his feelings on the Mavs/Warriors series and admitted that he's just ready for it all to be over.

(via NBC Sports)

“Oh, I can buy into the (Warriors)," Barkley said on the "Ryen Russillo Podcast" prior to Game 2. "I hate their fans. But we have a lot of give and take, and that doesn’t bother me. They, you know, you know, Ry? As long as people are reacting to your opinion, you're doing what you're supposed to do on television. I mean, your job is to make sure people enjoy the sport. You, hopefully, you have good games, but when you, when you're announcer, you want an analyst, whatever, I'm not sure what the hell I am, to be honest with you. You want people to respond to whatever you say. So whether you boo me or cheer me, as long as they. … I'm like Roman Reigns. As long as they acknowledge me, I'm doing my job."

As much as Barkley has portrayed an affinity for the Mavs, it's all part of the act. He truly doesn't care which team out of the Western Conference advances to the Finals.

"But I normally don't care, like this Golden State-Dallas [series]," Barkley added. "I don't care who wins. Boston against Miami. I don't care who wins. You know what I care about, right? I'm ready for this to be over, so I can go play golf and fish every day."

This attitude isn't surprising coming from Barkley, who will turn 60 next February. As the former NBA superstar revealed already, he isn't going to be on tv for much longer.

In one or two more years, Barkey will call it quits for good and enjoy the final years of life like everyone should: doing the things they love the most. At this point, it's pretty clear that Chuck would rather be fishing and golfing than covering the NBA for TNT.