Footwear Flashback: Charles Barkely Posts Big Double Double in Nike Air Force Max


Long before Charles Barkley was commentating on the NBA Playoffs, he was dominating them. The NBA’s 1993 MVP would put on perhaps the best game of his storied season in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. Facing a strong Seattle frontcourt led by Shawn Kemp and Sam Perkins, the power forward would stand the tallest, grabbing 24 boards and dropping 44 points in the series clinching win. He did so in the playoff-ready Nike Air Force Max.

Who: Charles Barkley
Kicks: Nike Air Force Max White/Black-Cobalt
Event: Game 7 of Western Conference Finals vs. Seattle Supersonic
Date: June 5, 1993

Charles Barkley in the Nike Air Force Max White/Black-Cobalt

Charles Barkley in the Nike Air Force Max White/Black-Cobalt

Nike Air Force Max White/Black-Cobalt

Nike Air Force Max White/Black-Cobalt

Images via Sports Illustrated & Mis Zapas

Ian Stonebrook lives in Austin, TX where he spends most of his time kicking it with friends and fam, hooping, golfing and going out.

8 COMMENTS

  1. People forget Chuck had hops. ?He’s only about 6’4″ and he’s one of the best rebounders ever. ?And he would dunk on cats back in the day too.

  2. Wasn’t the biggest Barkley fan but he was a beast on them boards and this shoe in the black/gray CW is one of my favorites

  3. the Chuckster aka Sir Charles was a beast on the boards….
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    definitely loved these in the black/grey c/w…i remember when the Fab 5 were rockin them in Ann Arbor…GO BLUE!!!

    • ?@SupaBlackB?100%. ?Kills me I slept on the retro in ’06. ?The Black / Black are easily one of my top 10 pairs of all time. ?Fab 5 and Barkley rocked those hard back in the day.

  4. Helll YEeeeeee NICCAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Finally It Happened…..I got rid of all my ISHHHfrom my cre dit report y’all – I was in deep for 5 years. ?Coudn’t buysheeet. ?Just approved for that 25k loan to buy a new CAMAARO!!! IF YOU STRUGGLING WITH THAT CREDIT HISTORY ISHH, GET RID OF ALL DAT TODAY – CALL THESE PEEPS AT ?877-647-1477. ?THEY DO AMAZING WORK AND THEY ARE CHEAP AS FUQQ. GOT RID OF ALL MY SHYYT IN NO TIME. My homeboy was in terribleshape too, and he clean! ?Hit em up-they will help!!!!!!?

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