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Karl Malone

Karl Malone

"The Mailman Can Deliver!"

ChildhoodKarl Malone was born on July 24,1963 in Summerfield, Louisana.His father died when he was three years old. When he was inschool he got average grades, but he was not proud of his grades.

CAREERIn the 1985 NBA Draft he was selected to play for the Utah Jazz. The Jazz made it to the playoff, but lost to the Dallas Mavericks. The following season the Jazz lost against the Warrior in the 1987 playoffs. The following season he averaged 27.7 points and 12 rebound per game.

In 1996-97 season Karl's was awarded the MVP award. In 1997 playoff the Jazz went all the way to the Finals against the Chicago Bulls. The Jazz lost to the bulls in Karl's last season with the Jazz. After Karl retired he went to spent time with his family.

COLLEGEKarl Malone went to Louisiana Tech University. His bad grades kept him from being on the Louisiana Tech basketball team. So, he went to be student teacher at a near by school for his college major. The next year he had his grades back up and he made the Louisiana Tech basketball team and was instantly a starter.

The first season he scored 20.9 points and 10.3 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs.Karl's first year on the basketball team the team didn't make nation regulation to go to the NCAA tournament. The next year the bulldogs made NCAA tournament , but lost to Houston Cougars. the final year for Karl Malone the Bulldogs made all the way to Midwest regional semifinals game; but lost.


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