Charles Barkley chooses to stay on TNT

Charles Barkley chooses to stay on TNT

Superstar of TV shows since he retired from the floors, Charles Barkley wins every year approximately $20 million ! This is what he announced at the beginning of the week, and most of his emoluments come from TNT where he intervenes in Inside The NBA with Shaquille O’Neal alongside Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson.

Will he still be present on the set at the start of the school year? It wasn’t sure because the creators of LIV Golf, the new professional circuit, wanted to make him one of the star consultants. To snatch it from TNT, there was talk of an offer of tens of millions of dollars! Something to think about Sir Charles, a regular on the greens. But in the end, he chose to go through with his contract with TNT, at ten million dollars a year until 2025.

On TNT until 2025

I want to thank Greg Norman and LIV for their interest in me” explained Charles Barkley to the New York Post. “I wish them the best for the future, and great success. In my interest, and to be fair with Turner, who gave me everything in my life, it’s better for me to stay there for the rest of my television career. »

The day before, Charles Barkley had explained that he wanted to decide quickly, out of respect for his employer.

They didn’t offer me a contract. They asked me if I was interested and I said yes he had confirmed. ” I met Greg (Norman) and told him yes. I am in a win-win situation. If they offer me something good, that’s great. If they don’t, I have a great job at TNT.

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