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sportscaster , professional basketball player

Charles Wade Barkley, American sportscaster, retired professional basketball player. Achievements include leading the National Basketball Association in: offensive rebounds, 1987-1989; free throw attempts, 1988. Participant Ante Up for Africa, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008.

Background

Barkley, Charles Wade was born on February 20, 1963 in Leeds, Alabama, United States.

Education

Student, Auburn University, Alabama, 1981—1984.

Career

Forward Philadelphia 76ers, 1984—1992, Phoenix Suns, 1992—1996, Houston Rockets, 1996—2000. Co-host Inside the National Basketball Association, TNT, since 2001. Host Listen Up, TNT, since 2002.

Member United States Olympic team, 1992, 96.

Achievements

  • Named to All-Rooki Team, 1985. Holds single game records for most offensive rebounds in one quarter-11, and most offensive rebounds in onehalf-13, 1987.

Works

Membership

Participant Ante Up for Africa, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008.