Charles Barkley still can’t pronounce Jonas Valanciunas

Charles Barkley

As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, Turner Sports Charles Barkley has had a bit of trouble trying to pronounce the name of Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas.

Last night, Barkley was talking about the play of Jonas but was still having issues pronouncing his last name:

It’s okay Chuck, it’s a tough name…


Charles tries to pronounce Jonas Valanciunas [CJZero]

Barkley image courtesy of Getty Images


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About the author: Ben Chew


Ben Chew is the managing editor of That NBA Lottery Pick and has worked as a sports editor/writer for websites including Coed Magazine, Guyspeed, and NBC’s Sports “Off The Bench”.

He has also worked in the sports media field as a sports radio personality/producer at SportsTalk Network and as a television sports anchor at KIEM-TV.


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