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Charles Barkley

Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed "Sir Charles" and "The Round Mound of Rebound", Barkley established himself as one of the National Basketball Association's (NBA's) most dominating power forwards. He was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 5th pick of the 1984 NBA Draft. He was selected to the All-NBA First Team five times, the All-NBA Second Team five times, and once to the All-NBA Third Team. He earned eleven NBA All-Star Game appearances and was named the All-Star MVP in 1991. In 1993, he was voted the league's Most Valuable Player and during the NBA's 50th anniversary, named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. He competed in the 1992 and 1996 Olympic games and won two gold medals as a member of the United States' Dream Team. In 2006, Barkley was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Barkley was popular with the fans and media and made the NBA's All-Interview Team for his last 13 seasons in the league.

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Charles Barkley -- CUSSES OUT GOLF BALL ... After Turrible Shot

Charles Barkley
CUSSES OUT GOLF BALL ... After Turrible Shot

Charles Barkley got LAST PLACE at a celeb golf tourney in Lake Tahoe ... finishing behind Larry the Cable Guy ... and along the way he cussed out his golf ball ... and TMZ Sports has the… READ MORE >

Charles Barkley -- SOCCER BORES ME ... I'm Over It

Charles Barkley
SOCCER BORES ME ... I'm Over It

FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TVGood news -- Charles Barkley finally decided to watch soccer for the first time during the World Cup. Bad News -- He HATED it. Sir Chuck was co-hosting… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
Charles Barkley -- BIG WOMEN STILL LOVE ME ... Here's The Proof!

Charles Barkley
BIG WOMEN STILL LOVE ME ... Here's The Proof!

Charles Barkley has emerged unscathed after going after the "big women" of San Antonio ... because last night some plus-size Texas ladies couldn't wait to give Chuck some love ... and TMZ Sports… READ MORE >

- 47 days ago
Charles Barkley Rips San Antonio AGAIN -- You People Suck!!!

Charles Barkley
RIPS SAN ANTONIO AGAIN You People Suck!!!

More shots fired in Charles Barkley's war with San Antonio ... now the ex-NBA star is calling the fans "idiots" and warning them to keep their distance or he'll "BEAT THEY ASS DOWN!"Of course, it… READ MORE >

- 97 days ago
Charles Barkley -- I Refuse to Apologize ... For Ripping Fat Women!

Charles Barkley
I Refuse to Apologize For Ripping Fat Women!

Charles Barkley says HELL WILL FREEZE OVER before he apologizes to the fat community for making fun of the large women of San Antonio ... claiming, "That's not gonna happen."Barkley came under… READ MORE >

- 107 days ago
Charles Barkley -- Fat Groups FURIOUS ... Over Anti-Obese Comments

Charles Barkley
Fat Groups FURIOUS Over Anti-Obese Comments

Two powerful obesity organizations are having a hard time stomaching Charles Barkley's offensive comments about fat women in San Antonio ... and now they're calling for Sir Charles to apologize. READ MORE >

- 112 days ago
Charles Barkley vs. Shaq -- RULES SET FOR MMA FIGHT ... No Punching In the Face!

Barkley vs. Shaq
RULES SET FOR MMA FIGHT ... No Punching In the Face!

Shaq vs. Barkley ... apparently, this is really happening. The NBA legends have been joking about fighting each other in an MMA match -- but last night on TNT, it seems the two are actually… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Charles Barkley -- Michael Jordan Is So Cheap ... He Won't Give Money to Homeless People

Charles Barkley
Michael Jordan Is So Cheap He Won't Give Money to Homeless People

Michael Jordan is an absolute CHEAPSKATE ... so says his BFF Charles Barkley who claims MJ is so chintzy, he actually SLAPS Barkley when he tries to give money to homeless people. READ MORE >

- 145 days ago
Charles Barkley -- I HATE REALITY TV ... But I Loooove 'Scandal'

Charles Barkley
I HATE REALITY TV ... But I Loooove 'Scandal'

Charles Barkley is a GLADIATOR ... telling TMZ Sports he HATES reality TV with a passion -- but he's got a soft spot in his heart for "Scandal."Sir Charles was out in NYC today -- and even though… READ MORE >

- 161 days ago
Charles Barkley -- Phil Jackson Won't Stop The Knicks Suck Train

Charles Barkley:
Phil Jackson Won't Stop The Knicks Suck Train

News flash, the Knicks are bad. How Bad? So bad that not even the brilliant mind of Phil Jackson can save them ... at least that’s what Hall-of-Famer Charles Barkley tells TMZ Sports. Sir… READ MORE >

- 170 days ago

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