There’s an almost unending list of fun facts about Charles Barkley. He’s a contrast in many ways. He’s been a host of “Inside the NBA” for 18 years, has never tweeted, and doesn’t have an Instagram account.
Want to know even more? Here are 5 Fun Facts about the player also known as Sir Charles:
- Barkley is known as one of the most controversial, outspoken, and dominating players in the history of basketball.
- He is an 11-time NBA All-Star.
- Barkley’s jersey #34 was retired by the Sixers.
- For three straight years, Barkley had the NBA record in offensive rebounding.
- When asked about facing Angola in the 1992 Olympics, Barkely replied, “I don’t know anything about Angola, but Angola’s in trouble.”
That’s Sir Charles for ya. Go Sixers!