The 76ers will unveil a sculpture of Hall of Famer Charles Barkley next Friday at their training complex in Camden. During the noon ceremony, the sculpture of Barkley will join those of Billy Cunningham, Wilt Chamberlain, Maurice Cheeks, Julius Erving, Hal Greer, Moses Malone, and Bobby Jones along the 76ers Legends Walk.

Barkley, 56, who has enjoyed a wildly successful career as a basketball analyst, had his No. 34 retired by the Sixers in 2001.

In eight seasons with the Sixers, he averaged 23.3 points, 11.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and 1.7 steals in 37.3 minutes per game.

The 76ers drafted Charles Barkley with the fifth overall pick in 1984.
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The 76ers drafted Charles Barkley with the fifth overall pick in 1984.

The No. 5 overall selection in the 1984 NBA draft, Barkley was named an All-Star in his final six seasons with the Sixers. They made the playoffs in six of the eight years.

Overall, Barkley played 16 NBA seasons, averaging 22.1 points and 11.7 rebounds. He appeared in 11 NBA All-Star Games.