Karl Anthony Malone is a retired American professional basketball player. With the nickname "Postman", he is considered one of the most powerful strikers in NBA history. Malone spent his first 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with teammate John Stockton. He was twice NBA Player of the Year, 14 times NBA All-Star and 11 times a member of the All-NBA First Team. 36,928 points in his career marked the second all-time in NBA history behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and he holds the record for the number of most tried and successful free throws, in addition to being placed in the second fully NBA team with Kobe Bryant and behind James Lebron. Malone played college basketball at Louisiana University of Technology. During his three seasons with Louisiana Tech, he helped the Bulldogs basketball team reach their first NCAA tournament in 1984 and first place in the 1985 Southland Conference .
|Born||July 24, 1963, Summerfield, Louisiana|
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in|
|Listed weight||259 lb|
|High school||Summerfield, (Summerfield, Louisiana)|
|College||Louisiana Tech (1982–1985)|
|NBA draft||1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13, Utah Jazz|
|IMDb||Karl Malone's IMDb|
The Avenue of Fame for Utah Jazz is known as “Postman,” who performed alongside powerful NBA fan John Stockton. He was named NBA MVP in 1997 and 1999 and was selected for 14 NBA All-Star teams.
Growing up in Louisiana, he worked on a hunting, logging and fishing farm. He was ranked 13th overall in 1985 after playing four seasons at Louisiana Tech University.
In his final year in the tournament, he joined Los Angeles Lakers in an attempt to win his first championship, but his Lakers were beaten in the final by Detroit Pistons.
He married Kay Kinsey in 1990. His daughter Cheryl Ford became a WNBA striker and his son Demetress Bell became a professional soccer player.
He played alongside the shooting superstar Kobe Bryant in his only season with the Lakers.
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Latest information about Karl Malone updated on May 10 2021.