Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What was the name of the Olympic team that Charles played for during the Barcelona games?||Charles Barkley
Dream Team. Barkley Quote: On pro basketball players in the Olympics - "Other teams have been sending their pros for years. Now they can take their whipping and go home." The Dream Team was just that with a slew of NBA All-Stars, plus one collegiate player, Christian Laetner.
Auburn. Auburn suffered a great loss with Charles' departure in 1984.
Chicago Bulls. Barkley's quote: After a Game 6 loss to the Chicago Bulls, "I'm still going to Disney World."
4. Sir Charles came to the Suns in 1992 and packed his bags in 1996 for Houston.
Maureen. Maureen and Charles eloped and during their honeymoon, Charles met a little girl named Christiana and decided to name his daughter that.
Fifth. Jordan was the 3rd pick in the 1984 draft.
8. He was traded to the Phoenix Suns in the early summer of 1992 after 8 seasons with the 76ers.
Leeds, Alabama. Six pounds, 12oz.
Philadelphia 76ers. Charles' quote: "There will never be another player like me. I'm the ninth wonder of the world". He was a rookie in 1984.
11. He was also a NBA Most Valuable Player and a NBA All-Interview.
f. With all Sir Charles' accomplishments, he never made it to the promised land.
|When he retired, where was Charles ranked to surpass 20,000 points, 10,000 rebounds, and 3,500 assists?||Charles Barkley Mania
4. Charles made 23,757 points, 12,546 rebounds, and 4,215 assists in his long and glorious career.
April 19, 2000. Charles Barkley had a ruptured quadricep tendon before the year 2000 began, but he played his last game in 4/19/00.
33. Charles scored his career high of 33 rebounds on his Rockets debut against his old team, the Phoenix Suns.
|Mark Bryant, Sam Cassell, Chucky Brown, and what other player was traded to the Suns for Charles Barkley?||Charles Barkley Mania
Robert Horry . Robert Horry played on the Suns for a small part of the 1996-97 season.
4. 4 was also Charles' number on the Houston Rockets, which Charles joined after he was on the Dream Team.
|In a 1993 game against the Portland Trail Blazers, which player did Charles Barkley jump into his hands and hug, causing an injury for him?||Charles Barkley Mania
Kevin Johnson. It's pretty dangerous to have a 6'6", more than 240 pound player jump into a 6'1", 190 pound player. No wonder KJ got injured!
|In March 1991, Charles accidentally spit on a young girl named Lauren Rose in a game with the 76ers playing against an Atlantic Division team. Which team was it? ||Charles Barkley Mania
New Jersey Nets. Charles was going to spit on a fan in the front row who was bugging him the whole game, but it landed on 8-year-old Lauren Rose!
Bill Laimbeer. After Bill rubbed the ball in Sixers player Rick Mahorn's face, Sir Charles got angry and puched him! He had a 1-game suspension.
Maureen. Charles met Maureen in 1987; they were married in 1989, and they have one child, Christiana.
Moses Malone. When Moses left the team in 1986, Charles called it "The saddest day of his life."
|When trying out for the 1984 Olympic NBA Team, what player did Sir Charles run over? ||Charles Barkley Mania
Joe Dumars. Joe Dumars tried to impress the coach of the Olympic team by standing in front of Charles, so he ran poor Joe over!
Auburn. Charles played at Auburn for 3 years; then he was drafted by the Philadelphia Sixers for the 5th pick in the 84 NBA Draft.
Wade. Just think of Wade Boggs when trying to remember his middle name!
Michael Jordan. Charles was born on February 20, 1963, while MJ was born on 2/17/63.