The Internet Blasts Charles Barkley After He Said NBA Players Should Get Covid-19 Vaccine Before Normal People Because They Pay More Taxes

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Charles Barkley has said some wild stuff during his time at Inside The NBA but he may have delivered his hottest take yet on Thursday night.

After the Warriors-Nuggets game, TNT’s Inside The NBA crew had a spirited discussion about the NBA’s issues with Covid-19 this season that has resulted in several games getting postponed.

During the discussion, Barkley suggested that NBA players should be able to jump the line and get vaccinated because they pay more taxes than normal people.

Charles Barkley: We need 300 million shots, give a thousand to some NBA players, NFL players, hockey players. As much taxes as these players pay, they deserve some preferential treatment.

Kenny Smith
: For life and death?

Barkley: Yes.

The Internet wasn’t thrilled with Barkley’s vaccine take and immediately blasted him for it.