Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player. He spent his entire NBA career with the Utah Jazz, except for the last year of his career, where he played for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is 2nd place on the list of basketball players who have scored the most points all time. Before entering the NBA, he played college basketball at Louisiana Tech University where he earned the nickname, The Mailman for his consistency and his work in the post. Some people think he is the greatest player who did not win an NBA championship, while others argue it could be teammate John Stockton, Charles Barkley or Patrick Ewing.
|Born||July 24, 1963|
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|College||Louisiana Tech (1982–1985)|
|NBA draft||1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall|
|Selected by the Utah Jazz|
|2003–2004||Los Angeles Lakers|
|2007–2011||Louisiana Tech (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||36,928 (25.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||14,968 (10.1 rpg)|
|Assists||5,238 (3.5 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
|Basketball Hall of Fame as player|
In 1999 NBA season he won MVP award.
- "Karl Malone & Diamond Dallas Page vs. Dennis Rodman & Hulk Hogan: Bash at the Beach 1998". WWE. Archived from the original on 2014-11-06. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
- "N.B.A.: M.V.P. AWARD; Malone Wins 2d Award in 3 Years". The New York Times. 4 June 1999.