Karl Malone (born July 24, 1963) is a 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 with 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. He is a registered Republican.