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Moses Malone
One of the game's all-time great centers, Moses Malone was a relentless rebounder and effective scorer who made the jump from high school to a pro career that lasted 21 years. The third-leading rebounder and fifth-leading scorer in NBA history, he was honored in 1996-97 as a member of the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team. At the age of 19, when he was a lean and lanky 6-10 man-child, Malone had no trouble making the jump from Petersburg (Va.) High School to the Utah Stars of the ABA. more...
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G FG% 3PFG% FT% Rebs RPG Asts APG Stls Blks Pts PPG
1329 .491 .100 .769 16212 12.2 1796 1.4 1089 1733 27409 20.6
Full Name: Moses Eugene Malone
Born: 3/23/55 in Petersburg, Va.
College: Did not attend
High School: Petersburg (Va.)
Honors: NBA Most Valuable Player (1979, 1982, 1983); NBA Finals MVP (1983); All-NBA First Team (1979, 1982, 1983, 1985); All-NBA Second Team (1980, 1981, 1984, 1987), NBA All-Defensive First Team (1983); NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1979) Member NBA Championship team (1983); One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996)
Height: 6-10
Weight: 260 lbs.
Drafted by: Utah Stars, ABA, 1974 (third round)
Transactions: Sold to Spirits of St. Louis (12/2/75); Selected by Portland Trail Blazers in ABA dispersal draft (8/5/76); Traded to Buffalo Braves (10/18/76); Traded to Houston Rockets (10/24/76); Signed as free agent with Philadelphia 76ers (9/2/82), Rockets matched offer, traded Malone to 76ers (9/15/82); Traded to Washington Bullets (6/16/86); Signed as free agent with Atlanta Hawks (10/16/88); Signed as free agent with Milwaukee Bucks (7/10/94); Signed as free agent with 76ers (10/12/93); Waived by 76ers (6/17/94); Signed as free agent with San Antonio (8/10/94)
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