Charles Barkley is a retired NBA player, who was part of the 1992 U.S. Olympic "Dream Team." In 1996, he was named one of
the league's 50 greatest players.
He didn't make the varsity team at Leeds High School in Alabama until growing to 6'4" as a senior.
At 6'6", he was shorter than most power forwards, but his rebounding expertise earned him the nickname The Round Mound of
He married Maureen Blumhardt in 1989 the same year they had a daughter named Christiana.
He and Julius Erving became two of the greatest Philadelphia 76ers of all time.