"I would not want to play the 76ers in the playoffs," he said.
The Sixers were Barkley’s preseason pick to win the Eastern Conference. Sir Charles was vocally disappointed with their underachievement as the season was happening.
But after what will more than a four-month hiatus, Barkley told NBC Sports Philadelphia, the Sixers are a sleeper team in the East if play resumes in Disney World.
"If those two guys are healthy, Sixers got a good chance."
The plan is for team training to start ramping up next week — with games resuming at the end of July.