Back in December 1991, Charles Barkley, then a star forward for the 76ers, went out with Bucks players Frank Brickowski and Larry Krystkowiak after a Saturday game in Milwaukee. Barkley told Lowe he had left a bar at closing time and was planning to head over to Brickowski’s house for a drink. ‘”
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Barkley didn’t have much time to formulate a plan, so he went with the first thing that came to mind: “Make them think you’re crazy. Rather than driving to Brickowski’s house, Barkley returned to his hotel room, where he was arrested shortly before 7 a.m., per the AP.
In June 1992, Barkley was acquitted on both charges, then traded from the 76ers to the Suns only hours later.