NBA Legends You Completely Forgot Were Traded

Philadelphia 76ers — Charles Barkley

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Barkley was a beast for the 76ers. During his time in Philly, Sir Charles had six All-Star appearances. As such, it was a bit perplexing as to why the Sixers decided to ship Barkley to Phoenix right in the middle of his prime. Barkley was a bit of a controversial player — though he didn’t necessarily do anything ‘that bad’ which would warrant him being shipped out for a package including Jeff Hornacek, Andrew Lang, and Tim Perry.

The Alabama native went on to make five more All-Star appearances for the Suns. This included being the league’s MVP in 1993, and leading the Suns to the Finals during the same year. Surely Philly wishes they would’ve kept Chuck in The City of Brotherly Love.