Gregg Popovich will not let Charles Barkley ask an extra question!

Any somewhat dedicated fan of the NBA will know the league's toughest task isn't trying to stop LeBron James on a fast break, it isn't trying to guard Kevin Durant 1 on 1, it's the in-game Gregg Popovich interview.  We've seen him shut down sideline reporters like Craig Sager and David Aldridge numerous times, but last night was a unique opportunity to see Charles Barkley take a swing at trying to get something out of Pop.

Maybe Pop was in a good mood after sticking it to David Stern and competing with a preseason squad last night.  Maybe he actually respects Charles Barkley.  Because the interview somehow goes exceedingly well for Barkley's first 2 questions.  Nevertheless, that's all Pop would allow as Barkley tries to ask an extra question and Pop swats him away like Dikembe Mutombo.  If only he could dismiss the commish so easily.

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