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“Lake Tahoe is the only place that ain’t hot” Charles Barkley hilariously questions how Lake Tahoe is always cold

The Inside the NBA host has played in the American Century Championship every year since it started in 1990.

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley might have hung up his boots and given up all hopes of competing in the modern-day NBA but he surely is all set to contest in the 2022 American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe from July 6-10. Despite not being one of the best swingers in the game, Barkley has had constant love for the sport for over 30 years now. 

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Charles Barkley lives in Phoenix and surely known how to live in the summer season. So, when asked about his favorite place? Charles Barkley once again turned on his hilarious-self on to name Lake Tahoe as it never gets hot over there.  

Charles Barkley gets real on his love for Lake Tahoe

Charles Barkley

The Inside the NBA host has played in the American Century Championship every year since it started in 1990. The former Phoenix Suns MVP has yet to win the tournament, with odds of 7,500 to 1 to win it this year. “The Round Mound of Rebound” came in 72nd out of 89 competitors last year. 

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“Lake Tahoe is the only place in the world that ain’t hot,” Barkley said. “No matter where I’m at, or at my house in Arizona, we know it’s hot as hell. If I’m in Philly for the summer, it’s hot. When I fly to Lake Tahoe, I’m like, ‘Damn. How in the world is this the only cool place in the world?'” 

Charles Barkley

He continued in an interview with Sports Illustrated, “I mean, I think we had rain maybe two out of 27 years. The other 25 years, the weather’s been like, 70 degrees, never humidity, a nice little breeze. I’m like, ‘I cannot wait to get there.’ Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite places in the world.” 

Although Barkley is one of the biggest names participating in the 2022 American Century Championship yet he is not the only one from the NBA world to wear the golfing-glove. Barkley will have to compete against Vince Carter, Alex Caruso, Dell Curry, Seth Curry, Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala, Kyle Lowry and defending champion Vinny Del Negro.

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