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Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley
Barkley on Inside the NBA.
Personal information
Born February 20, 1963 (1963-02-20) (age 56)
Leeds, Alabama
Nationality U.S. Flag American
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 251 lbs (114 kg)
Career information
High school Leeds High School (AL)
College Auburn
NBA Draft 1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career: 1984-2000 (16 years)
Position Power forward
Jersey no. 34, 6
Career history
1981-1984 Auburn Tigers
1986-1992 Philadelphia 76ers
1991-1996 Phoenix Suns
1996-2000 Houston Rockets
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA Most Valuable Player (1993)
  • 11× NBA All-Star (1987–1997)
  • 5× All-NBA First Team (1988–1991, 1993)
  • 5× All-NBA Second Team (1986–1987, 1992, 1994–1995)
  • All-NBA Third Team (1996)
  • NBA rebounding leader (1986–87)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1985)
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP (1991)
  • NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team
  • SEC Player of the Year (1984)
  • No. 34 retired by the Philadelphia 76ers
  • No. 34 retired by the Phoenix Suns

Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20, 1963) is an American retired basketball player who played 16 seasons in the NBA and is a current television sports analyst on the tv program Inside the NBA.

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