Hall of Fame forward for the Utah Jazz known as "The Mailman," who played alongside the NBA's great assist man, John Stockton. He was named NBA MVP in 1997 and 1999 and was selected to 14 NBA All-Star teams.In his last year in the league he joined the Los Angeles Lakers to try and win his first championship, but his Lakers were defeated in the Finals by the Detroit Pistons.He played alongside superstar shooting guard Kobe Bryant during his lone season with the Lakers.BEFORE FAME
Growing up in Louisiana, he worked on a farm hunting, chopping trees, and fishing.PERSONAL LIFE
He married Kay Kinsey in 1990. His daughter Cheryl Ford became a WNBA forward and his son Demetress Bell became a pro football player.The meaning of the name Malone: Devoted To St. John FUN FACTS
Basketball Player Karl Malone were born on Wednesday, birthstone is Ruby, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Rabbite, it is 201 days until Karl Malone next birthday.