It used to be in the 90s Michael Jordan was the most conspicuous absence from license basketball games. These days it’s Charles Charles Barclay, not for any rights issues, but the way he believes 2K needs to help some of those who are using it millions every year.
NBA 2K The series does not feature the league’s current roster, it also has a ton of classic players and teams. And while these are often led by superstars, a lot of the spot roles on those teams were taken up by players who were not able to make millions in contracts and endorsements, which were guys like Jordan and Barclay.
Barkley explains that in this interview, which was actually done solely for a child account with 1.9k customers in July, but blew over the weekend when it was shared on R / NBA.
“Give a million dollars to old retired players and I’ll be in video games”, Barclay says. “They make me pee every year, they call me every year and say ‘Have you changed your mind?”
“Why in the world do you think I’m going to change my mind?” Give one million dollars per year to retired players ”.
He said, “I am not talking about old retired players like me. There is this misconception that everyone is making our entire lives a gazillion dollars. There are players older than me who did not make any money. They are people, they are big and probably need money, so I am not into video games. “
The lowest NBA player could make $ 893,000 last season on a minimum rookie contract. For comparison the minimum league in 1985–86k was $ 70,000 (today about $ 170,000).
NBA 2K Publisher Take-Two Reported $ 3 billion in sales in the last fiscal year.
Barclay is campaigning to get seasoned players to pay for their virtual performances For years now, Stating the reason that he not only appears in 2K Series as a classic player, but why he does not appear as an analyst.