Alabama fans and Auburn fans may not always get along, but arguably the biggest personalities from each school seem to like each other just fine.
Former Auburn basketball star Charles Barkley has taken some heat for his pro-Nick Saban stance at times, but at least he’s consistent in his praise for the football coach of his school’s biggest rival.
The NBA television personality recently put his interview skills to the test with a one-on-one discussion with the five-time national championship coach.
While there were plenty of lighthearted moments in the banter between the two, Barkley did take time to get serious and thank Saban for his treatment of players.
Here’s a look at the interview, which was produced by AL.com: