Moses Malone

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Moses Malone
Malone in 2005
Personal information
Born(1955-03-23)March 23, 1955
Petersburg, Virginia
DiedSeptember 13, 2015(2015-09-13) (aged 60)
Norfolk, Virginia
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High schoolPetersburg (Petersburg, Virginia)
ABA draft1974 / Round: 3
Selected by the Utah Stars
Playing career1974–1995
Number22, 13, 20, 21, 24, 2, 4, 8
Career history
1974–1975Utah Stars
1975–1976Spirits of St. Louis
1976Buffalo Braves
19761982Houston Rockets
19821986Philadelphia 76ers
19861988Washington Bullets
19881991Atlanta Hawks
19911993Milwaukee Bucks
1993–1994Philadelphia 76ers
1994–1995San Antonio Spurs
Career highlights and awards
Career ABA and NBA statistics
Points29,580 (20.6 ppg)
Rebounds17,834 (12.2 rpg)
Assists1,936 (1.4 apg)
Stats at
Basketball Hall of Fame as player

Moses Eugene Malone (March 23, 1955 – September 13, 2015) was an American basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1974 through 1995. He was a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Malone played for the Buffalo Braves (1976), the Houston Rockets (1976-1982), the Philadelphia 76ers (1982-1986; 1993-1994), the Washington Wizards (1986-1988), the Atlanta Hawks (1988-1991), the Milwaukee Bucks (1991-1993), and the San Antonio Spurs (1994-1995). He was a three-time NBA Most Valuable Player.

Malone died suddenly from heart disease in Norfolk, Virginia at the age of 60.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Three-time NBA MVP Moses Malone dies at age 60". Retrieved September 13, 2015.

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