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  Karl Malone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Karl Malone was chosen by the Jazz in 1985 out of Louisiana Tech with the 13th overall pick in the draft.
Malone's 1985 draft day suit as well as that of Charles Barkley are continuously mocked on sports TV shows to this day for their dreadful colors and designs.
Malone's daughter, Cheryl Ford, plays for the Detroit Shock in the WNBA, and was a key component of their WNBA Championship team in 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Karl_Malone   (2079 words)

Karl "The Mailman" Malone is one of the great power forwards of all time and has been one of the mainstays of the Utah Jazz for more than 15 seasons.
Malone and point guard John Stockton have formed the most consistent guard-forward combination of the modern era and have made the Utah Jazz one of the league's most successful franchises for more than a decade.
Malone was a member of the original Dream Team that won the gold medal at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, and he reprised that role on the Dream Team that struck gold at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996.
www.geocities.com /nba_legends/karl.html   (211 words)

 CBC Sports: Karl Malone likely to retire: report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Malone, 41, underwent surgery last year to repair a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee that limited the future Hall of Famer to just 42 games during his one turbulent season with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Malone declined a 1.65-million US contract option shortly after the Lakers were defeated in five games by the Detroit Pistons in last year's NBA finals.
Malone's bid for that elusive league title fell short, however, partly because his troublesome knee sidelined him for most of the finals.
www.cbc.ca /story/sports/national/2005/01/25/Sports/malone050125.html   (318 words)

 Karl Malone: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Karl Malone (born July 24, EHandler: no quick summary.
Malone received the NBA Most Valuable Player Award[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] twice while playing for Jazz in the 1996-1997 and 1998-1999 seasons.
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/k/ka/karl_malone.htm   (1506 words)

 Karl Malone is a Menace
Malone's coach was so appalled by Malone's behavior that he went out on the court and told Malone to go back and show some decency and concern.
Malone was assessed a flagrant foul and given a $10,000 fine and a one-game suspension.
Malone said he enjoyed pushing the refs till he got away with something and then pushing to see what he could get away with, and then, when they let him get away with something, he would push again to try to get away with more.
www.makingpages.org /hoops/Malone.danger.html   (4504 words)

 Karl Malone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Karl Malone (born July 24, 1963 in Summerfield, Louisiana) is a professional NBA basketball player now with the Los Angeles Lakers.
For many years, he and John Stockton played together on the Jazz, and both were members of the Dream Team, the legendary 1992 US Olympic team that was the first to feature NBA players.
Stockton holds the record for assists, most of which were passed to Malone in the duo's many pick and roll plays.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Karl_Malone   (285 words)

 ESPN.com - NBA - End of the route: Mailman choosing retirement
Malone's agent, Dwight Manley, said Malone was "very serious" about returning to action with the San Antonio Spurs before he decided to retire.
Malone teamed with guard John Stockton for 18 seasons with Utah to form one of the NBA's greatest duos, leading the Jazz to the finals twice but losing to Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls each time.
Malone gave it one more year, joining the Lakers at a greatly reduced salary before last season in an attempt to win a title by playing with Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/news/story?id=1989341   (696 words)

 NBA Great Karl Malone Retires from Professional Basketball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Karl Malone, who has not played this season because of injuries, officially announced his retirement Sunday at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City.
Malone made the long-expected announcement at the home arena of the Utah Jazz, the team he played with for 18 of his 19 seasons.
Karl Malone played his first 18 seasons with the Jazz before joining the Los Angeles Lakers in the hope of claiming the NBA title that eluded him throughout his career.
www.voanews.com /english/2005-02-14-voa53.cfm   (381 words)

 SI.com - Pro Basketball - Malone commits to signing with Lakers - Friday July 11, 2003 10:58 AM
Malone and Payton, two of the best players in the league over their careers, are both missing one distinction -- a championship ring.
Malone, who turns 40 on July 24, made it to the NBA Finals twice, in 1997 and 1998.
Malone, who made $19.3 million last year, agreed to take the veteran's minimum salary of $1.5 million with the Lakers.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /basketball/news/2003/07/10/malone_lakers_ap   (702 words)

 ESPN.com: NBA - Agent: Lakers look 'very attractive' with Payton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dwight Manley, the agent for Karl Malone, told ESPN.com Tuesday that he expects Malone to make a decision on his free-agent future Wednesday or Thursday, after hearing that Gary Payton plans to join the Los Angeles Lakers.
Malone has shown strong interest in the Lakers from the start of the free agent negotiations on July 1, to a degree that the Hall of Fame-bound power forward is apparently willing to join the dethroned champions for a mere $1.5 million -- a cut of almost $18 million from his 2002-03 salary.
Should Malone sign elsewhere, and with Stockton having retired after the season, Utah would have nearly $20 million in salary-cap space to undertake a dramatic restructuring of its roster.
espn.go.com /nba/columns/stein_marc/1578261.html   (499 words)

 Spurs Fans Weigh In On Karl Malone
Next, somebody as overdramatic as Malone can’t be good for this team of those not used to being in the spotlight for anything other than their on-court play.
An aging Karl Malone that needs shots to be successful - and will invariably command shots that should go to the young guns (in a non-stop build of confidence that many whine about) is just not good for an offense that is well on its way to a NBA Championship.
Malone may be a dirty player, but he's also a great player, and the last time Tim Duncan was paired with an aging member of the NBA's 50 greatest it spelled Championship gold.
www.fullsportpress.com /artman/publish/article_443.shtml   (816 words)

 Boston.com / Sports / Basketball / Karl Malone visits Lakers training camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Karl Malone showed up at the Los Angeles Lakers training camp Saturday to visit old teammates and club officials.
Malone's visit was purely social and had no bearing on whether he might play this season, team officials said.
Malone arrived as practice was winding down, and chatted with his former teammates and shook hands.
www.boston.com /sports/basketball/articles/2004/10/10/karl_malone_visits_lakers_training_camp?mode=PF   (300 words)

 Karl Malone :: Team Player   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nobody's going to tell Malone what to do, not even Vitti, a pocket Hercules of a man who understands the pro basketball player's body like few others and is about to administer a jolt of electric force to Malone's cranky left hamstring.
Malone listens intently to and is all for Vitti's electric plan, but he isn't about to let the trainer - or anybody else for that matter - talk him out of his high-cholesterol breakfast favorite.
Malone had toyed with the idea of joining the Lakers, but let's face it, the sculpted 6-9 power forward has never considered himself a candidate for the discount rack.
www.slamonline.com /magazine/features/Mailman76   (1563 words)

 Karl Malone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A forward for the Utah Jazz basketball team, Malone is the second-leading NBA scorer of all time.
Taught to shoot by his mother, Malone considers hunting and fishing as favorite pursuits, and he shares that heritage with his children, as well as with disadvantaged and at-risk youth through the Karl Malone Foundation for Kids, and Utah Special Olympics.
Karl Malone was elected to the NRA Board of Directors in 2001 for a 3 year term.
www.nrawinningteam.com /bios01/malone.html   (158 words)

 USATODAY.com - Malone won't return to Lakers because of Bryant's comments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LOS ANGELES — Karl Malone has ruled out a return to the Los Angeles Lakers because of comments made by Kobe Bryant in a radio interview, Malone's agent said Tuesday.
Malone, 41, told the Lakers on Oct. 1 he was still recovering from arthroscopic surgery he underwent three months earlier on his right knee and wasn't ready to play.
Malone reinjured his knee in Game 2 of the finals, was limited in Games 3 and 4 and didn't play in Game 5.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/lakers/2004-12-07-malone-bryant_x.htm?csp=36   (978 words)

 USATODAY.com - Malone won't be charged in dispute with fan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Karl Malone will not be charged in a confrontation with a fan who said the Lakers' forward poked him in the face before Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
Malone did not discuss the confrontation at a news conference at the Palace on Monday.
Malone, a 19-year NBA veteran and the league's second-leading career scorer, said last week that Asker spit in his face while heckling him.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/lakers/2004-06-14-malone-notcharged_x.htm   (422 words)

 Karl Malone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Malone, a 6'9'' forward from Louisiana Tech, has played 14 seasons in the NBA.
Malone is probably the best power forward that ever played the game of basketball due to his prolific scoring and excellent rebounding; "The Mailman" was a rookie in 85/86 is one of the NBA's leading scorers of all time.
Malone has played in many NBA all-star games (MVP in '89 and '93) and was voted 1 of the top 50 players of all time at the NBA's 50th anniversary.
www.dickscourtroom.com /jer2/malone001.htm   (93 words)

 For Lakers, No Mailing It In (washingtonpost.com)
Malone is not particularly proud of the record, because it expounds on his frustrating, 19-year journey through the NBA playoffs.
Malone found some kind of poetic symmetry to this, because that was the play that defined his career -- one player helping another, setting a screen to free him up, to make life better for his team.
Malone took it as a major slight, this 19-year-old uppity kid, letting the perennial all-star know he didn't need his help.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A31789-2004May16.html   (667 words)

 deseretnews.com | 'I don't need Karl in my life,' Miller says
Jazz owner Larry H. Miller is blasting ex-Jazz star Karl Malone, whose new team — the Los Angeles Lakers — visits his old one Monday night at the Delta Center.
His ire is so strong Miller does not know what will come of plans to raise a Malone statue outside the Salt Lake City arena — and he questions the status of their longstanding business alliance.
Miller is upset with Malone's response to a much-publicized skit, performed with Jazz-brass approval, that mocked Malone and Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant during L.A.'s last Utah visit.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,595047375,00.html   (789 words)

 Karl Malone Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Malone has worked with these two groups and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to reintroduce herds of Bighorn Sheep into the Utah back country.
Malone has been a resident of Utah for almost 18 years, after being drafted to the Utah Jazz in 1985.
He founded the Karl Malone Foundation for Kids to provide help for children and families in need, and is a frequent visitor to Primary Children’s Medical Center where he commonly visits ill children.
www.das.state.ut.us /cc/aug2003/malone.htm   (318 words)

 deseretnews.com | Sold! Karl's home gone
The winner, calling his bids in by phone, was Malone's agent, Dwight Manley of Newport Beach, Calif. Manley, who is also a real estate investor, is now the proud owner of the house Malone put on the market after moving to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2003.
Isbell was standing in Malone's former master bedroom during the informal tours before the auction began.
It's a house definitely built for a tall man. Several of the sinks are 4 feet high, and the clothes rods in Karl's closet are 7 feet off the ground.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,600135285,00.html   (707 words)

 Karl Malone Memorabilia
Karl Malone, voted one of the NBAs 50 Greatest Players, won his second League MVP award in 1999.
Unfortunately, Karl did not reach his main goal as the Utah Jazz were eliminated in the 1999 NBA playoffs.
Malone led his team to the NBA finals in both 1997 and 1998, but fell just short of the ultimate title, losing to Michael Jordan's Bulls both years.
www.netstoreusa.com /sports/Karl_Malone.shtml   (426 words)

 For Lakers' Fisher, Malone, Winning the Hard Way (washingtonpost.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Malone should have had his knee drained around noon but didn't think he'd have enough recovery time to make tip-off.
Malone, because of age, stature, career achievement and willingness to mentor, is big brother to any NBA player in need of a pat on the back or kick in the rump, even young stars if they'll listen to him.
Forward Karl Malone embraces Gary Payton, another veteran looking for his first NBA title, after the Lakers eliminated the Timberwolves in Game 6 of West finals.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A7937-2004Jun1.html   (1180 words)

 ESPN.com: NBA - Mailman waits for Glove, Lakers to start talking
Karl Malone plans to wait and see what happens with talks between fellow free agent Gary Payton and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Aldridge also reports that Malone has narrowed his list down to four teams, two of which are the Lakers and current NBA champion San Antonio Spurs.
Malone, 39, has spent his entire 18-year NBA career with the Utah Jazz, who lost in back-to-back NBA Finals to the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls in 1997 and '98.
espn.go.com /nba/news/2003/0704/1576812.html   (310 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In fact, Malone was the only active player in the Lakers locker room when it was opened to the media as the retired Brian Shaw was there in a suit and wearing his old championship ring, as was inactive and soon to be retired forward Horace Grant.
Malone was then asked why he sits in front of reporters before games, while his teammates are nowhere to be found.
Malone also said that he hadn't talked to John Stockton since the playoffs began and wouldn't probably hear from him until the playoffs were over.
www.slamonline.com /links/05242004/index5.html   (4423 words)

 Current Biography Excerpts: Basketball
Many NBA scouts had doubts about Malone's attitude and his dedication to the game, but in his third season he became the league's premier power forward, an indomitable force in the lane, where he uses strength and speed to overwhelm would-be defenders.
In 1981 Malone carried the mediocre Houston Rockets to the National Basketball Association finals, and in 1983 his relentless going to the boards was the key to the successful championship drive of the Philadelphia 76ers.
Malone, a three-time most valuable player and nine-time all-star, is a bruiser who becomes stronger as he wears his opponents down, but his rebounding has the finesse of a fine art.
www.hwwilson.com /currentbio/baskball.html   (7291 words)

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