Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley admits he’s still “really, really sad” about the fact that his longtime friendship with Michael Jordan deteriorated years ago because of critical comments Barkley made about the way Jordan ran the then Charlotte Bobcats franchise.

But Barkley doesn’t sound optimistic about a reconciliation.

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In the wake of the most recent episode of “The Last Dance” that featured Barkley’s Suns falling to Jordan’s Bulls in the 1993 NBA Finals, Barkley was asked again if there was any hope the relationship between the two stars could ever get back to where it was.

Barkley, who has been a frequent guest on Chicago’s Waddle and Silvy show for more than a decade, originally made his comments on the same show more than eight years ago. The relationship has been broken ever since.

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