Ten fun facts about Karl Malone


Fact 1
He spent his first 18 seasons (1985–2003) in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton.

Fact 2
He was a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, a 14-time NBA All-Star, and an 11-time member of the All-NBA first team.

Fact 3
Malone scored the second most career points in NBA history (36,928), and holds the records for most free throws attempted and made.


Fact 4
He was a physical defender and rebounder, and one of the most durable players ever in the NBA.

Fact 5
Internationally, Malone competed with the United States national team in the Summer Olympic games of 1992 and 1996; in both years he won gold medals.

Fact 6
After retiring from the NBA, Malone joined the staff of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs basketball team in 2007.

Fact 7
He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.

Fact 8
Malone is regarded as one of the best power forwards in the history of the NBA.

Fact 9
He was known as "The Mailman" for his scoring skills, speed, and consistent delivery.

Fact 10
He maintained a high level of play even at age 40, becoming the oldest player to both log a triple-double and to be a starter on an NBA Finals-bound team.


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is a retired American professional basketball power forward.