Charles Barkley: It’s Okay To Be Gay On A Sports Team As Long As You Don’t Stink

If somebody is gay, that’s their own business. But it bothers me how people try to say that jocks are not going to like a gay… I think gay people should be allowed to get married and, God bless them, that’s their own business. Listen, if a guy can’t play, that’s the only time we don’t want to play with him. We don’t care about all that extracurricular stuff.”

—Former NBA MVP and commentator Charles Barkley discussing gay athletes and the Sean Avery kerfuffle, on SiriusXM Radio.