As good a basketball player as Charles Barkley was during his long NBA career, he never won a championship. Thus, today’s victory in the televised golf showdown known as The Match was extra sweet. Barkley and pro golfer Phil Mickelson were easy winners over opponents Stephen Curry of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors and retired Super Bowl-winning quarterback Peyton Manning in the third iteration of The Match on Friday in Arizona.
January 27, 2021 | 6:28 pm EST Update
Tom Moore: #Lakers coach Frank Vogel on Dwight Howard last season: ‘Dwight was at a low point in his career. We gave him an opportunity to play a role he hadn’t played before. … My relationship with him over that full season was one of the most rewarding of my career.’