Charles Oakley

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Charles Oakley (born December 18, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player. Oakley played for the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, and Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A power forward, he consistently ranked as one of the best rebounders in the NBA. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Oakley has received more than 2,365,128 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Charles Oakley is the 211th most popular basketball player (up from 271st in 2019), the 8,745th most popular biography from United States (up from 9,294th in 2019) and the 137th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Charles Oakley ranks 211 out of 1,264Before her are Tatyana Ovechkina, Fernando Martín Espina, Ralph Sampson, Hedo Türkoğlu, David Thompson, and Rasheed Wallace. After her are Alexander Belostenny, Chris Bosh, André Buffière, Alex Hannum, Jeremy Lin, and Žan Tabak.

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Among people born in 1963, Charles Oakley ranks 358Before her are Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Gavin Hood, Jeff Ament, Koichi Wakata, Govinda, and Tim DeKay. After her are Oleh Kuznetsov, Gavin Harrison, Filippo Galli, Riccardo Ferri, Semih Kaplanoğlu, and Alaska.

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Among people born in United States, Charles Oakley ranks 8,745 out of 15,968Before her are Porter Wagoner (1927), Willa Holland (1991), Tim DeKay (1963), Anthony Anderson (1970), Mississippi Fred McDowell (1906), and Lauren Shuler Donner (1949). After her are Kelly Slater (1972), Thomas McDonell (1986), Jodi Picoult (1966), Janice E. Voss (1956), Evan Handler (1961), and Chris Klein (1979).


Among basketball players born in United States, Charles Oakley ranks 137Before her are John Paxson (1960), Francis Johnson (1910), Chris Webber (1973), Ralph Sampson (1960), David Thompson (1953), and Rasheed Wallace (1974). After her are Chris Bosh (1984), Alex Hannum (1923), Jeremy Lin (1988), Vince Boryla (1927), Rajon Rondo (1986), and Don Meineke (1930).