Karl Malone - biography

Basketball Player from United States of America

Karl Malone Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963), nicknamed "The Mailman," is a retired American professional basketball power forward. In his basketball career, Malone spent his first 18 seasons (1985–2003) with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton. He played his final season (2003–04) with the Los Angeles Lakers. Malone grew up in rural Summerfield, Louisiana and played college basketball at Louisiana Tech University. In his three seasons with Louisiana Tech, he helped the Bulldogs basketball team to its first-ever NCAA tournament in 1984 and to first place in the Southland Conference in 1985. The Jazz drafted Malone in 1985 with the 13th overall pick in the first round. Having scored 36,298 points in his career, the second most career points in NBA history, and holding the record for most free throws both attempted and made, Malone is generally considered one of the greatest NBA power forwards. In 1997 and 1999, Malone won the NBA Most Valuable Player award. Malone appeared in the playoffs every season in his career, including three NBA Finals: in 1997 and 1998 with the Jazz and in 2004 with the Lakers. Internationally, Malone competed with the  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1963-07-24
Place of birth
Summerfield
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Cheryl Ford, Shirley Malone, Shedrick Hay, Demetrius Bell
Spouse(s)
Kay Kinsey
Children
Kylee Malone Kadee Malone Daryl Ford Karlee Malone Demetrius Bell Cheryl Ford
Profession
Actor, Basketball player, Wrestler

Education

Institution From To
Louisiana Tech University

Athlete facts

Sports
Basketball

Performances

Year Performance Character
2006 NBA Hardwood Classics: Hardwood Heroes
1994 Rockwell: A Legend of the Wild West

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