Miami Heat: Charles Barkley Calls Them a Whiny Bunch

Kelly Scaletta@@KellyScalettaFeatured ColumnistMay 18, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20:  Former NBA player Charles Barkley arrives to the T-Mobile Magenta Carpet at the 2011 NBA All-Star Game on February 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
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Charles Barkley called the Heat a "whiny bunch" today on the Waddle and Silvy show on ESPN Chicago. He was referring not to them on the court, but to their response to criticism.

"[They say] we don't like the Miami Heat. First of all, that's not true at all," Barkley said. "Those guys are actually a whiny bunch. They said a couple times this year, 'Well the world is happy the Miami Heat [is losing].' Please don't flatter yourself. C'mon man.

"We criticize [James] because of 'The Decision.' But nobody dislikes LeBron James. LeBron James is a good dude. But I love, 'The Miami Heat is losing, the world is happy.' First of all, nobody is thinking about the Miami Heat. You guys are good guys. You're the guys who came out and said, 'We're not going to win 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 championships.' We're like, 'Really.' They never take any personal responsibility to why people take shots at them."

One thing about Barkley—he says what's on his mind. He's one of those people that you never have to ask, "What are you really thinking, Chuck?" He's probably about the easiest interview in sports radio.

Anyway, it got me to thinking of a little retooling of the Brady Bunch theme song to write the song "The Whiny Bunch." Feel free to sing along.

The Whiny Bunch

Here's the story 

Of a king with no crown 

Who announced his decision with much ado

That his talents he would take,

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Down to South Beach

So he could win rings too

Here's the story

Of a man named D-Wade

Who recruited his two besties to come sign.

Then they promised,

Seven rings were coming, all on stage design.

Till the one day, the Bulls beat up these three fellas

And they knew it was much more than a loss

That the world

Was happy they were losing.

That's the way they all became the Whiny Bunch

The Whiny Bunch

That's the way they all became the Whiny Bunch

The Whiny Bunch

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