February 20, 1963 (60)
Charles Barkley is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program “Inside the NBA”. He is widely considered one of the greatest power forwards in the history of the sport, and was known for his aggressive and physical playing style as well as his quick wit and outspoken personality. He played for the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets during his 16-year NBA career, and was named an All-Star 11 times, and earned All-NBA First Team honors five times. He also won Olympic gold medals with the 1992 “Dream Team”. After retiring from playing, Barkley has become a popular television analyst and commentator, known for his humorous and candid analysis of the game. He is also a social commentator and has been an active philanthropist and a vocal advocate for numerous charitable causes.