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Charles Barkley • March/April 2020

One of the best to ever play in the NBA and an unabashed cigar lover, Charles Barkley has continued his legacy with his witty commentary in the broadcast booth. We sit down with the basketball legend to talk about his humble upbringing, his love of golf and plans for the future. We also look at 25 years of the Golf Channel, pair 16 Bourbons with cigars and tell the story of one blackjack expert who's learned how to beat the casinos (and teaches others his tricks). Plus, we profile violin virtuoso Charlie Siem, analyze trends in all of our 2019 cigar ratings, take a peek inside Cuba's new state-of-the-art box factory and review 76 cigars in six size categories.

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March/April 2020
March/April 2020

Charles Barkley

One of the best to ever play in the NBA and an unabashed cigar lover, Charles Barkley has continued his legacy with his witty commentary in the broadcast booth. We sit down with …

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