Michael Jordan's blackness should have prevented him from playing beer bong at a hotel in Florida earlier this month ... so says Charles Barkley.
First off, Barkley rules -- this guy is awesome.
Sir Charles was leaving La Vecchia Cucina in Santa Monica last night -- where he spent his Monday evening watching basketball -- when we brought up MJ's beer pong match at the Ritz in Florida. Check out the exchange:
Charles: "Black people don't play beer pong."
Pap: "Jordan did!"
Charles: "That don't make it right!"
Charles goes on to explain why black people don't play beer pong ... it's hilarious.
There's more -- we also asked Barkley about Blake Griffin ... and while Sir Charles admits he's usually pretty critical of the guy, it's only because he thinks BG can be a better player than he was.
But when we asked if he would've dominated Blake Griffin back in his prime, you gotta hear how Charles responds. Classic.
Black People Don't Play Beer Pong!!!!
11/19/2013 6:27 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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