Today in NBA History – Aug 19
1996 – The Phoenix Suns trade Charles Barkley and a 1999 second round draft pick to the Houston Rockets for Robert Horry, Sam Cassell, Chucky Brown and Mark Bryant. This trade teamed up three 50 Greatest Players in Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler. The Rockets, led by these three players, finished the 1997 season with a 57-25 record, falling in the Conference Finals to the Utah Jazz.
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