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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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Detroit Lions Wide Receiver Nate Burleson -- Charles Barkley Is Right ... We Choked Big Time

Detroit Lions Wide Receiver
Charles Barkley Is Right We Choked Big Time

Charles Barkley wasn't far off the mark when he said the Detroit Lions "have no idea how to play football" ... this according to an actual Detroit Lion, who tells TMZ Sports, the team has LOTS of… READ MORE >

Charles Barkley -- STOP THREATENING ALABAMA KICKER ... You Idiots!!!

Charles Barkley
STOP THREATENING ALABAMA KICKER ... You Idiots!!!

Charles Barkley -- one of Auburn's most famous alums -- is DEFENDING the Alabama kicker ... telling TMZ Sports the kid may have choked, but he doesn't deserve DEATH THREATS. The kicker -- Cade… READ MORE >

- 218 days ago
Charles Barkley -- Black People Don't Play Beer Pong!!!!

Charles Barkley
Black People Don't Play Beer Pong!!!!

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.… READ MORE >

- 234 days ago
Manny Pacquiao -- Trading Shots With NBA Legends

Manny Pacquiao
Trading Shots With NBA Legends

Manny Pacquiao stepped out of the ring today and on to the blacktop ... where he took on TWO basketball legends at the same damn time. TMZ has obtained a photo of Manny ballin' around with NBA… READ MORE >

- 605 days ago
Charles Barkley -- Turrible Karaoke Session ... SAVED By Boyz II Men

Charles Barkley
Turrible Karaoke Session SAVED By Boyz II Men

So there he was ... Charles Barkley MURDERING a karaoke rendition of "End of the Road" at a bar in North Carolina ... when suddenly the guys from Boyz II Men appeared on stage and saved his ass.… READ MORE >

- 680 days ago
Dwight Howard -- Great at Dunking, Just Turrible at Impressions

Dwight Howard
Great at Dunking TURRIBLE at Impressions

Dwight Howard's working on a backup plan if this Lakers thing doesn't work out -- celebrity impressions ... and he busted out his Charles Barkley today in Beverly Hills.The Lake Show's new… READ MORE >

- 695 days ago
Charles Barkley -- Screw Politics ... I'm Out!

Charles Barkley -- Screw Politics ... I'm Out!

Charles Barkley -- who famously announced his intention to run for Governor of Alabama in 2014 -- says he's officially abandoned his plans to run because politics are a "bad business right now."As… READ MORE >

- 1261 days ago
Barkley to Brett Favre -- Never Text Your Mini-Meat

Barkley to Brett Favre -- Never Text Your Mini-Meat

Brett Favre crossed a major line by allegedly texting pics of his penis to a woman -- Charles Barkley says the Vikings QB broke one of the Ten Commandments ... y'know, the one about tiny… READ MORE >

- 1301 days ago
Barkley's Only Jail Complaint? The Food!

Barkley's Only Jail Complaint? The Food!

Judging by his size, one might think Charles Barkley would eat anything -- and everything -- put in front of him. Not true. We're told Chuck had a serious problem with the food he was served… READ MORE >

- 1949 days ago
Sir Charles Makes Fast Break from Jail

Sir Charles Makes Fast Break from Jail

Charles Barkley is done with his jail sentence. Barkley was released from Tent City Jail in Arizona just before 8:00 AM today after serving his 3 day stint for a DUI bust.For his safety, he was… READ MORE >

- 1949 days ago

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