Let’s Get Ready To Stuuuuuuumble! The Charles Barkely – Dick Bavetta Race
February 15, 2007 by .:.
This has been in the works for a few months, and I canâ€™t believe itâ€™s really happening. Charles Barkley and Dick Bavetta are going to have their foot race on Saturday. Hereâ€™s the press release:
Letâ€™s get ready to stuuuumble!â€ On the evening of Saturday, February 17, former NBA superstar and current TNT basketball analyst Charles Barkley, 43, will challenge veteran NBA referee Dick Bavetta, 67, to a footrace during TNTâ€™s coverage of NBA All-Star Saturday Night presented by EA SPORTS. The distance of the race will be 235 feet (78.3 yards), as Barkley and Bavetta will race baseline to baseline, and then to the half-court line of the regulation basketball court at the Thomas & Mack Arena. In conjunction with the race $50,000, $25,000 from the NBA and $25,000 from TNT, will be donated to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Las Vegas. Full Story…