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Charles Oakley
Charles Oakley
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Born: 12/18/63
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:244 lbs. / 111.1 kg.
Earnings: $43,907,000 ($70,036,191*)
“I know everybody thinks it’s some feud from ‘The Last Dance’ — I think it’s something else that happened,” Oakley explained to Betway. “We don’t know, but one day we will find out. I don’t think Scottie would just turn [to] all this from ‘The Last Dance.’ Some stuff happened 10-20 years ago, but now he’s got a platform to talk about it. But he did say he wants to have his last say about ‘The Last Dance,’ so who knows what’s going on? “Scottie felt like he was mistreated, and he didn’t look good. Scottie did some things that we talked about. I’m friends with Scottie and Mike, but I don’t talk about Mike to Scottie, or Scottie to Mike… Mike’s not going to feud in the press about what Scottie has to say; he’s not going to comment on it.
“Scottie feels like he’s got six rings, Michael’s got six rings. One thing [Scottie] did say when he first got to the league when he was a rookie, he said he wanted to be better than Mike. He feels like he’s better than Mike. He said it back then, a lot of people just didn’t hear him say it. If you asked 100 people who’s better, 99 are going to say Michael Jordan, so [Scottie’s] the one. There’s always one, right? “Scottie went through a lot as time passed; stress can put you in a different place. He said something about Phil Jackson. I think he apologized about that. But sometimes you get in the heat of battle, you know? And that’s why you’ve got to be careful when you do interviews and talk to people because they dig…”
You featured in The Last Dance in 2020. What did you make of the documentary and your portrayal? Charles Oakley: “Everybody got to see a different side of Michael Jordan, if you didn’t see the Hall of Fame speech. In the speech he pointed out a lot of people who were waving their finger at him, so he got the last finger point. The Last Dance is the same thing, he got the last say. If you mention Michael Jordan, you can’t have the first say, you’d better have the last say. “It was great. We got a chance to see the other side of some other guys. It was a documentary so it was put together like Michael Jordan always wants to look good, so a lot of guys felt like he let them down, but it’s like a movie, you know? If you ain’t the main actor you ain’t gonna be a big part of it. I didn’t have no bad feelings about what he said about me. He put me in The Last Dance, he put me in the Hall of Fame speech, he put me in Space Jam, so I’ll wait for the next show.
Scottie Pippen has recently been in the news because of some shots he’s taken at Michael Jordan and The Last Dance. What’s your opinion on his comments? Charles Oakley: “Scottie felt like he was mistreated, and he didn’t look good. Scottie did some things that we talked about. I’m friends with Scottie and Mike, but I don’t talk about Mike to Scottie, or Scottie to Mike. “I know everybody thinks it’s some feud from The Last Dance, I think it’s something else that happened. We don’t know, but one day we will find out. I don’t think Scottie would just turn from all this from The Last Dance. Some stuff happened 10, 20 years ago but now he’s got a platform to talk about it. But he did say he wants to have his last say about The Last Dance, so who knows what’s going on?
Charles Oakley: “In the East a lot of good teams are not really playing well right now. Out West you’ve got Golden State, the Lakers have got injuries, Utah is Utah. “It’s early but I think Golden State have been a surprise without Klay. They have a great system. I think everybody plays to Curry. Golden State is more defined because everybody knows Curry’s the main guy and everybody has to play through him. Some other teams are still struggling to find their leaders and this and that. LA will be up and down all year because Westbrook is Westbrook, his mindset in basketball is different than LeBron’s or the other guys. He plays into himself sometimes. But as soon as LA finds a system, a top seven or eight guys – Carmelo’s starting now, he was coming off the bench earlier in the season – but it’s gonna be a rollercoaster this year I think.