In order to steer the ship and get the franchise heading in the right direction I propose the Phoenix Suns hire Charles Barkley as their next General Manager. Full Name: Charles Wade Barkley Born: 2/20/63 in Leeds, Ala. Height: ; Weight: lbs. High School: Leeds (Ala.) College: Auburn Drafted by: Philadelphia. Charles Barkley - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the Position: Power Forward and Small Forward ▫ Shoots: Right.