Tagged Charles Barkley

The Numbers: Michael Jordan & Charles Barkley Drop 40s

Today marks the 27th anniversary of one of the greatest mano-a-mano Finals games in history, including the only one where opponents both topped 40. Charles Barkley was the MVP in 1993 and believe himself to be better than Michael Jordan at the time. But he had a poor shooting performance in Game 1 (9-25) and…


Revisiting 1992-93’s Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley MVP Race

During the 1992-93 season, Michael Jordan pushed his Chicago Bulls to their third straight NBA title. As mentioned in episode five of The Last Dance, the team was slogging coming off two back-to-back championships and finished with 10 fewer wins than the previous season. The media scrutiny was getting out of control, and there were rumors…