On This Date in NBA History: February 20, Charles Barkley was born

Jan. 24, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA: TNT announcer Charles Barkley court side prior to the game between the Phoenix Suns against the Los Angeles Clippers at the US Airways Center. The Suns defeated the Clippers 93-88. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

1963 – Happy 50th birthday to TNT commentator and Hall of Fame power forward Charles Barkley, who played 16 seasons in the league. Although he did not win a ring, he still is arguably one of the greatest players in NBA history. He had the 11th-best player efficiency rating all-time and was one of the greatest rebounders.

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