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Charles Barkley’s Hilarious Advice For Zion Williamson: “If It Tastes Good, Spit It Out”

Charles Barkley’s Hilarious Advice For Zion Williamson: “If It Tastes Good, Spit It Out”

The New Orleans Pelicans are down badly this season. With the NBA All-Star weekend in sight, the franchise is still out of the playoffs race. Considering the way they are playing, it is hard to see their situation change anytime soon.

While there are many reasons playing a role in their underwhelming performances, the primary reason for their poor performances is the absence of their young superstar Zion Willaimson.

After the Pelicans selected Zion with the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, most fans believed that their bad days are finally over. Little did they know that Williamson wouldn't be able to do anything as he will spend most of the time off the court.

Even though he is sidelined indefinitely, Zion makes sure to support his team from the sidelines. He did just that in the Pelicans' latest match against the Golden State Warriors. On paper, one might have thought the Warriors would register an easy win over NOLA.

Well, the reality is often disappointing as the Pelicans won the game with a score of 101-96. It was without a doubt one of the biggest upsets caused by the Pels this season.

One might think that winning this tough fixture will be a major point of discussion for the analysts. This is true in most cases, but not for NBA legend turned analyst Charles Barkley.

During the game, Barkley roasted Zion which led to Shaquille O'Neal finding it difficult to control his laughter.

"Imma put Zion on that diet I was on… If it tastes good, spit it out!”

Similar to Zion, during his playing days, Barkley was also on the heavier side of the weighing scale. But he improved that and adapted his game accordingly. Chuck made sure to give that lesson to Zion as well but in a hilarious way.

Well, even though it was a hilarious comment, Charles certainly gave a piece of good advice to Zion. Ever since entering the league, maintaining his fitness has been a huge issue for the Pelicans forward.

This obviously makes him injury prone and Pelicans fans have seen the results of that this season. At one point, even NBA analyst Skip Bayless made a comment about his weight. Hopefully, the 21-year-old can bring a change in his habit, otherwise, he might never reach his true potential as an NBA superstar.