Originally Posted by StateOfMind12
The fact that he was frequently out of shape or enter the season out of shape and just work his way into shape during the regular season.
The biggest reason why Barkley was a better playoff performer than Malone was because he would conserve his energy in the regular season and save it all for the post-season whereas Malone was somebody that gave you his all out night in and night out regular season or post-season, didn't matter.
I just think its because Malone chokes alot.
i would worry about Barkley running out of energy before even thinking about Malone