Barkley's well-rounded address mirrors HOF career

Updated: September 13, 2006, 2:35 AM ET
Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Charles Barkley played the comedian Friday during his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

But, behind the scenes, he also sounded a lot like a role model.

He drew laughs by thanking his financial adviser for protecting his money but threw in a little advice for today's players.

"I tell all these young kids, the money you make, save it, put it in the bank. That money has to last you the rest of your lifetime, don't waste it," he said.

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