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ROH HIGHLIGHTS


Induction Ceremony


Behind the Scenes


NBA TV Videophone

PHX MEMORIES


The Dream Team

MVP! MVP! MVP!

1993 NBA Playoffs

He's Unbelievable

Charles on Rebounding

1995-96 Interview


Charles Barkley thanks the capacity crowd after having his banner unveiled in the Suns' Ring of Honor. (Barry Gossage/NBAE Photos)

Lord of the Ring
Easily the most popular player in franchise history, Charles Barkley became the 10th person to be inducted into the Suns’ Ring of Honor during a special ceremony at halftime of the Suns-Bucks game on March 20, 2004. Sir Charles thanked the Suns' organization, his family, former teammates, and most of all, Phoenix fans, whom he once again called the best in all of basketball.

  • Behind the Scenes: Barkley induction ceremony photos
  • Team Shop: Barkley jerseys & T-shirts now on sale
  • Joe Gilmartin: Suns honor one of a kind
  • azcentral.com: Honor changes Barkley's mind about Hall of Fame
  • Notes: Frank Johnson returns to AWA for ceremony
  • eastvalleytribune.com: Barkley packs AWA one more time
  • azcentral.com: Former ball boy recalls Barkley's royal treatment
  • March 19: Celebration tips off with fun Friday
  • March 19: Barkley & TNT, an explosive, entertaining match
  • March 18: The legacy of the Chuckster
  • March 18: Barkley's impact still felt on Arizona sports scene
  • March 17: Colangelo talks Sir Charles
  • March 16: Chuck's chat with fans

    Friends and Foes Remember the Chuckster
    Suns.com spoke with a number of Barkley's friends, teammates and opponents to get their memories of the Chuckster: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | Vince Carter | Sam Cassell | Tom Chambers | Maurice Cheeks | Mike D'Antoni | Patrick Ewing | Cotton Fitzsimmons | Horace Grant | A.C. Green | Marc Iavaroni | Casey Jacobsen | Phil Jackson | Frank Johnson | Kevin Johnson | Magic Johnson | Tim Kempton | Joe Kleine | Bob Lanier | Dan Majerle | Danny Manning | Shawn Marion | Al McCoy | Antonio McDyess | Oliver Miller | Dikembe Mutombo | Donn Nelson | Shaquille O'Neal | Gary Payton | Elliot Perry | Joe Proski | Amaré Stoudemire | Wayman Tisdale | Dick Van Arsdale | Mark West | Paul Westphal | Jahidi White | Lenny Wilkens | Scott Williams

    Sir Charles Gallery
    From his run with the Dream Team in 1992 to his second gold medal in the 1996 Olympics and all playoffs, All-Star Games and crazy moments in between. Suns.com brings you 50 photos from Barkley's memorable career with the Phoenix Suns.

    The Good Old Days
    Relive some of the most memorable moments of the Barkley Era with these flashback features from Fastbreak magazine...

  • Charles!: A Q&A with the Suns' controversial new superstar, (7/92)
  • Most Valuable Player: Suns forward named league's best, (5/93)
  • Clay Chuck: Sir Charles gets animated, (4/93)
  • Barkley Uncensored: On the bench with the Mouth of the South, (2/94)
  • Chuck Roast: All-Stars pay tribute to the Suns' clown prince, (2/95)

    More Barkley Headlines

  • Suns owner discusses Barkley situation, (3/11/03)
  • Suns warming up to Barkley?, (3/14/03)
  • Barkley, Colangelo make amends, (3/17/03)
  • Barkley both outrageous and influential, (3/18/03)
  • Barkley's brother receives donor heart, (3/20/03)
  • Barkley returns to AWA, (3/2/03)
  • Colangelo announces Barkley to be honored, (11/9/03)