NBA legend Charles Barkley believes that is is disrespectful for Cleveland Cavaliers star Lebron James to discuss his free agency, which begins after the 2010 basketball season.

“If I was LeBron James, I would shut the hell up,” the Hall of Famer said on Patrick’s show. “I’m a big LeBron fan. He’s a stud. You gotta give him his props. I’m getting so annoyed he’s talking about what he’s going to do in two years. I think it’s disrespectful to the game. I think it’s disrespectful to the Cavaliers.”

Well, apparently, Lebron doesn’t think so and his this to say about Barkley:

“He’s stupid. That’s all I’ve got to say about that,” James said.