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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 240 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 >

- 261 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 >

- 276 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 >

- 285 days ago
Charles Barkley -- Drops Kellen Winslow Masturbation Joke ... On Live TV!

Charles Barkley
Drops Kellen Winslow Masturbation Joke ... On Live TV!

Kellen Winslow is now a comedy "target" ... and not just because he allegedly masturbated at one. The NY Jets tight end was the butt of a Charles Barkley joke on last night's "Inside the NBA" --… READ MORE >

- 334 days ago
Charles Barkley -- I WAS WRONG ... Black People Should Play Beer Pong!

Charles Barkley
I WAS WRONG Black People Should Play Beer Pong!

Martin Luther King Jr. would be proud ... because Charles Barkley finally cast aside his prejudice against beer pong and decided it's OK for black people to toss a little white ball into Solo… READ MORE >

- 345 days ago
Charles Barkley -- Florida State Kicked Our Ass, But My Tigers Are Lovable Losers

Charles Barkley
Florida State Kicked Our Ass But My Tigers are Lovable Losers

Charles Barkley sounds like crap, but is shockingly NOT bitter about his Auburn Tigers getting crushed in the last minute of the BCS Championship ... 'cause he says FSU was… READ MORE >

- 347 days ago
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 >

- 352 days ago
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 >

- 381 days ago

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