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By Jim Brewer Fastbreak Magazine February, 1994 He may be listed among the best dressed in the NBA with his wide variety of sherbet-hued suits and shirts, but everyone knows Charles Barkley most definitely prefers clothing of a more athletic variety. In other words, stylin’ on the bench ain’t exactly his style. Unfortunately, with a leg injury requiring rest to heal, that’s exactly what Sir Charles was relegated to in January. But for the man who enjoys his profession more than anyone since Liz Taylor’s divorce lawyer, sitting on the bench in street clothes just isn’t going to get him down – not when there are opponents to verbally harass, refs to kibitz (and verbally harass) and teammates to encourage (and verbally harass).
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