Charles Barkley doubles down on Marchand-Draymond Green comparison: You want to punch them in face

Andy Kostka, USA TODAY Sports
Published 7:18 a.m. ET June 5, 2019


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Brad Marchand has been called many things in response to his nagging, often-aggressive style of play on the ice — pest, annoyance, agitator.

Now, the Boston Bruins left winger, who’s scored eight goals during the Stanley Cup Playoffs along with delivering a fair amount of hits — some fair, some not — can add one more descriptor to a growing list: Draymond Green.

Charles Barkley, NBA Hall of Famer, TNT analyst and NHL fan, first made the comparison in an interview with Sportsnet in Canada and elaborated Tuesday during a teleconference for the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament, played at Nevada’s Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course on July 12-14.

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