The 25 Greatest NBA Players of the '90s

6. Charles Barkley

Accomplishments (1989-1990 - 1998-1999): 1x MVP, 8x All-Star, 7x All-NBA
Team(s): Suns, Rockets
Stats (1989-1990 - 1998-1999): 22.4 PPG 11.6 RPG 4.2 APG 1.5 SPG
'90s Highlights

Chuck was a freak of nature. Listed at a generous 6'6", Barkley played the power forward position as if he were 6'10". Mainly because of his jumping ability. He was also blessed with long arms that allowed him to guard bigger opponents. Charles was one of the toughest motherfuckers to ever lace 'em up and was part of the Dream Team. He played like he was angry and he usually was because he played with bums early in his career. The 76ers could never build a team around him and after eight seasons, he wanted out. He was dealt to Phoenix before the '93 season. That was the best thing to happen to him. Barkley had an MVP season, the Suns had a league best 62-20 record and had the honor of facing Jordan's Bulls in the Finals. The Round Mound of Rebound averaged a double-double for his career and won two gold medals ('92 and '96).

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