On Friday afternoon, he decided to thank the team's coaches for getting the uniforms ready, but for some reason, he forgot to thank the trainers. Barkley said, "I'm so old, we used to take a shower in our jerseys," referring to the team's tradition of washing uniforms after each game. Sir Charles was mid-sentence when his co-analyst on Inside the NBA, Kenny Smith, interrupted to ask if it was true that he showered while wearing his uniform. Hold on, there's a timeout. "There was never a time when you could get away with it," Smith remarked. As Smith called Barkley out on his audacious remark, his coworkers, Clark Kellogg and Greg Gumbel, laughed hysterically. “Stop! I can't believe you're making this up. Smith remarked. It's highly unlikely that you were instructed to do so while wearing your uniform. You have to be joking!