By far Charles Barkley is one of the best power forwards the NBA has ever had and thus that is why he is a Hall of Famer of the sport. However, just like his free throw shooting skills, Mr. Barkley missed dramatically why what happened in Ferguson is bigger than a few looters who decided to take matters in their own hands after the decision not to indict Darren Wilson for the senseless killing of Mike Brown.
Friend and co-analyst of TNT Sports Kenny Smith took the retired power forward to task on his words and thoughts on the outrage many Americans are feeling because of the awkward decision not to indict the former Ferguson cop.
Smith addressed Barkley’s remarks in an open letter submitted exclusively to For The Win. The letter is featured below in its entirety: