If I weren’t earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
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|Birth:||20th February, 1963|
Charles Wade Barkley was born in Leeds, Alabama. He is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Barkley established himself as one of the National Basketball Association's most dominating power forwards. He was selected to the All-NBA First Team five times, the All-NBA Second Team five times, and once to the All-NBA Third Team. He competed in the 1992 and 1996 Olympic games and won two gold medals as a member of the United States' "Dream Team". Barkley is a two-time inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, being inducted in 2006 for his individual career, and in 2010 as a member of the "Dream Team". In 2000, he retired as the fourth player in NBA history to achieve 20,000 points, 10,000 rebounds and 4,000 assists. Since retiring as a player, Barkley has had a successful career as a television NBA analyst.
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