Originally posted on nba.com/suns  |  Last updated 2/29/12
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Posted: Feb. 25, 2004 On Saturday, March 20, Charles Barkley will become the 10th member of the Suns' Ring of Honor when his No. 34 is retired during halftime of the Suns-Bucks game. In honor of the big event, Suns.com is turning the tables on the always-opinionated personality, and asking some of his former teammates, coaches and opponents for their opinions and stories of Sir Charles. With the Lakers in town to take on the Suns this past weekend, we entered the visitors' locker room and spoke with fomer Sonics guard Gary Payton and ex-Bulls mainstays Phil Jackson and Horace Grant, who shared their memories of challenging the Chuckster during the 1993 playoffs. And although he never faced Barkley in the postseason, Shaquille O'Neal had some kind comments to offer up, as well.
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