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Charles Barkley

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Birthday
20, 1963
Birthplace
Leeds, AL
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Leeds, AL

About

Legendary NBA power forward who played for the Philadelphia 76ersPhoenix Suns, and Houston Rockets. An 11-time All-Star, he was named NBA MVP in 1993 as a member of the Suns. After retirement, he became a widely popular NBA analyst and his outspoken opinions became as well-known as his game.

Before Fame

He didn't make the varsity team at Leeds High School in Alabama until growing to 6'4" as a senior.

Trivia

At 6'6", he was shorter than most power forwards, but his rebounding expertise earned him the nickname "The Round Mound of Rebound."

Family Life

He married Maureen Blumhardt in 1989; the same year they had a daughter named Christiana.

Associated With

He and Julius Erving became two of the greatest Philadelphia 76ers of all time.

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