No. 75 — Barkley breaks 1,000 games


The countdown is on! We’re offering 84 facts on the ’84 Draft – one every hour — in advance of the June 9 premiere of The84Draft on NBA TV.

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley had a long, illustrious NBA career.

Name: Charles Barkley

Position: Forward

Vitals: 6-foot-6, 252 pounds

Birthday: Feb. 20, 1963

College: Auburn

Drafted in 1984: 5th overall by Philadelphia 76ers

Draft fact: Charles Barkley, the fifth player chosen at the 1984 Draft, is ranked 75th on the NBA’s all-time games played list. For his career, Barkley appeared in 1,073 games, the eighth-highest total among 1984 draftees.

VIDEO: Relive Charles Barkley’s career with the Philadelphia 76ers

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