- Houston Rockets 1984 - 2000
Charles Barkley was a Power Forward with the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He wore the number 4 jersey and stood 6 feet 6 inches tall weighing in at 252 lbs.
Charles Barkley did his schooling from the Leeds High School in Leeds, Alabama. He later attended the Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama where he played college basketball for the college team called Auburn Tigers. In 1984, Barkley was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the National Basketball Association. He was named to the NBA All rookie team that year. In his second year in the NBA with the 76ers, Barkley was selected to the All NBA Second Team. He was yet again named to the All NBA Second Team in 1986. In 1993, Barkley was traded to the Phoenix Suns. The same year he was named as the NBA Most Valuable Player. In 1996, he was sold to the Houston Rockets. Barkley retired from the NBA in 2000.
In a total of 1073 games that Charles Barkley played in the NBA, he averaged 22.1 points per game, 3.9 assists per game and 11.7 rebounds per game. His career best of 28.3 points per game came with the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1987-88 season where he played a total of 80 games starting in every game of the season.
NBA MVP, 1993. NBA First Team, 1988 to 1991, 1993 NBA Second Team, 1986, 1987, 1992, 1994, 1995 Player of the Year, Southeastern Conference, 1984 1980’s Player of the Decade, Southeastern Conference Basketball Hall of Fame, 2006.
Related news & articles
Wednesday December 1
Friday November 27
With no teams showing interest to sign up Allen Iverson, he has announced his retirement from professional basketball in a 25th November, 2009 dated open retirement letter addresses to his fans. More
Wednesday September 30
After their first round exit in the 2009 playoffs, fans and basketball experts alike were pronouncing the San Antonio Spurs reign over. More
Wednesday November 19
When Sam Cassell was playing his first two NBA (National Basketball Association) seasons, he demonstrated a significant role in the back to back championship teams of the Houston Rockets. More