The 1984 draft was perhaps one of the most talented draft classes ever. From centers to forwards to guards, the draft class produced some of the biggest superstars the NBA has ever seen. Perhaps two of the superstars on the list are Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley.
Starting off their careers for the Chicago Bulls and the Philadelphia 76ers, Jordan and Barkley started off their careers in drastically different ways. While MJ was off to a flying start with Chicago starting for the team from the get-go, Barkley comparatively took some time to settle into the league.
Eventually, the duo established themselves as two exciting superstars in the NBA. While their teams often competed against each other and even faced off against one another in the 1993 Finals, the two remained great friends off the court.
The two even made an appearance on Oprah Winfrey's show. There the two had a field day roasting each other. Be it Barkley clowning Jordan for being cheap or 'His Airness' roasting Barkley for his lack of rings, the appearance by the two was an instant classic.
In the same episode, the two were asked who was wiser among the two, to which Jordan absolutely battered 'Chuck' with a single line.
"I know when to eat, when not to eat"
Jordan then added insult to injury, commenting on the fact that Barkley did not know how to ride a motorcycle, nor did he know what it takes to be a winner.
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"When you ride a motorcycle, you have to be a defensive driver you don't have time to talk on the phone you have time not to eat.... You have to really be focused on seeing the traffic ahead. He doesn't know about this. He's never ridden a motorcycle you never understand what it takes to be a winner."
While the two were great friends for a long time, Barkley and Jordan have had a fallout and seemingly are not on talking terms anymore. Given how entertaining the two were as friends, fans would love to see them reconcile with one another.