“I think they’re gonna struggle to make the playoffs without Klay,” Barkley said (via NBC Sports). “I think that’s the one thing they’re gonna miss the most, even more than KD.” Barkley believes the Western Conference has changed enough to keep the six-time NBA champions out of the playoffs next season. After a busy offseason, the Lakers acquired Anthony Davis through a trade with the Pelicans, and the Clippers landed Kawhi Leonard in free agency. Related News Lonzo Ball on being traded from Lakers to Pelicans: ‘I was excited’ “The West, there’s no bad teams in the West,” Barkley added. “There are no bad teams. Obviously, everybody’s talking about the Lakers and the Clippers, I haven’t even mentioned Denver, the Spurs, Dallas got a lot better, New Orleans got a lot better.”This is unbelievable how hard the West is.” Barkley did give Stephen Curry credit for leading the Warriors, but he doesn’t believe it’ll be enough to keep the Golden State in the playoff race.”Steph’s gonna be Steph. He’s one of the best basketball players in the world,” Barkley said. “I just don’t think they have enough without Klay.” The Warriors finished last season first in the West with a 57-25 record. They made it to the NBA Finals, but were eliminated by the Raptors as Toronto won its first title in franchise history. Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo on roster changes around the NBA: ‘It’s insane’ Anthony Davis sidesteps question on long-term future with Lakers Charles Barkley isn’t confident about the Warriors’ playoff chances next season. The Warriors undoubtedly will look different after losing Kevin Durant in free agency to the Nets, and star Klay Thompson likely will be sidelined next season after tearing his ACL.
UPDATED: Gardaí are investigating an incident in which a man was killed outside Bundoran this morning in what is believed to have been a hit and run incident.The body of a man in his late 40’s was discovered shortly after 5am this morning on the Newtown Road just over a kilometre from the seaside town.Gardaí say the man appears to have been struck by a vehicle which did not remain at the scene close to Bundoran cemetery. There is huge shock locally following the incident.The man has not yet been named until all his relatives are informed of the tragic death. He’s believed to have been originally from the UK.It is understood the man was walking to his home in Co Leitrim from Bundoran.A post mortem examination will be carried out later today. The body remains at the scene and it is expected that it will be removed to Sligo General Hospital, where a post mortem examination will be carried out later today. The road is closed and Garda forensic collision investigators are in the process of carrying out an examination of the area.Gardaí are asking anyone who travelled on the Newtown Road near Bundoran last night or in the early hours of this morning to contact them at Ballyshannon Garda Station on 071 9858530. MANHUNT LAUNCHED AFTER WALKER KILLED IN HIT-AND-RUN ACCIDENT was last modified: August 25th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:accidentbundoranhita and run