Jimmy Butler’s hilarious response to Charles Barkley roasting him for his hair
Hall of Famer and TNT commentator Charles Barkley took an opportune moment to land a joke on Butler’s hairstyle (or lack thereof) during an interview.
Charles Barkley on NBA TV: "I have a question…you clearly have not made it to the barber in the bubble."
Jimmy Butler: "That's not a question."
— Jared Weiss (@JaredWeissNBA) October 5, 2020
Barkley, along with his coworkers on TNT, has always been known for their humorous takes on NBA players. He may have met his match in Butler, who’s equally known for his sarcastic remarks and witty punchlines.
Butler has gone on record before stating that this time in the bubble isn’t a vacation but rather a work trip, which could allude to why he’s done nothing short of work since arriving in Orlando. The Miami Heat hadn’t had the best of luck in the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers prior to Sunday night, but all of that changed after tip-off.
Many would agree that the only way the Heat would pull off a win in Game 3 would be solely based on the performance of their prized free agent in Butler. To his credit, he didn’t leave much to be desired on Sunday night. From the beginning moments of the game, Butler went to town as he made his mark in the contest.
After finding successful switches onto weaker defenders such as Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the net became an ocean for Butler. He finished the night with 40 points, 11 rebounds, and 13 dimes to seal the victory against the Lakers. It was his first triple-double of the finals.