Charles Barkley: Owens 'selfish' for skipping Hall of Fame ceremony
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Charles Barkley thinks former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens is making the wrong decision by not attending next month's Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

The NBA Hall of Famer called out Owens during an appearance on "NFL Total Access" on Friday.

"I think Terrell is selfish. He's doing the wrong thing," Barkley said. "Listen, he should have been a first ballot Hall of Famer, but those other guys, Cris Carter, who waited longer ... I mean, listen, once you're in the Hall of Fame, you're in the Hall of Fame. The writers, they're jealous of some of these guys, I understand that, but T.O. has to be a bigger man."

Related: Owens won't receive individual spotlight at HOF ceremony

Owens announced last month that he would be giving his speech at his alma mater, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, rather than Canton after being snubbed twice by Hall of Fame voters.

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Charles Barkley: Owens 'selfish' for skipping Hall of Fame ceremony
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