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Charles Barkley


1963 Born February 20 in Leeds, Alabama
1981-84 Stars in basketball at Auburn University
1984 Cut during U.S. Olympic basketball team trials
1984 Selected fifth in the NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers
1989 Marries Maureen Blumhardt
1989 Daughter Christiana born
1992 Selected for the first Olympic "Dream Team"
1992 Traded to the Phoenix Suns
1993 Awarded NBA Most Valuable Player Award
1996 Traded to the Houston Rockets
1996 Selected as one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history
1996 Appears in motion picture Space Jam
2000 Retires from professional basketball
2000 Joins cast of TNT's Inside the NBA

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Famous Sports StarsBasketballCharles Barkley Biography - Growing Up, Dominant Rebounder, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments, Heads To Phoenix, Reluctantly Retires