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20th Anniversary of Barkley Trade


It was one of the biggest days in Suns history. On June 17, 1992, the Suns completed the trade with Philadelphia to acquire All-Star forward Charles Barkley. Twenty years later, we take a look back at the Barkley Era, arguably the most entertaining in franchise history.

Welcome to Phoenix The newest member of the Suns is greeted by reporters at Sky Harbor Airport.
Barkley Memories Al McCoy, Jerry Colangelo and Mark West recall the Suns' trade for Barkley.
This is Your Life A look back at the basketball life and times of Charles Barkley.
Reading With Chuck Suns open the Charles Barkley Reading and Learning Center.
A Record Night A look back at Barkley's 56-point night vs. Chris Webber and the Warriors.
Inside Stuff The NBA's weekly program profiles the Suns' superstar.