Karl Malone is known as "The Mailman" in the NBA. He was drafted by the Utah Jazz as the 13th overall pick in the 1985 pick. Obviously, the scouts misjudged the good player of Louisiana Tech. Malone went on play for Utah for 15 years and became the…more
He was named the first Utahn of the Year in 1997 by the "Salt Lake Trubune."
He won the Henry B. Iba award in 1998 for athletes who go out of their way to help others.
He was selected by The Sporting News in 1999 as one of the "99 Good Guys in Sports", because he donated $200,000 to help Navajo Indians and help a family pay off their mortgage.
He was voted the "NBA's dirtiest player" in a 2001 "USA Today" poll and has caused more players to be hospitalized than any other player.
He was named one of the NBA's "50 Greatest Players in History" in 1996.
He was selected to the All-Star game 12 times during his career.
His career high in points came against the Milwaukee Bucks on 1/27/90, when he scored 61 points.
He wore the numbers 32 and 11 during his career.
He is active in the Utah Special Olympics.
He owns a cattle ranch in Arkansas.
He operates Karl Malone Toyota in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Salt Lake City, Utah.
He is a Republican and a member of the NRA.
He always wears two wristbands while playing.
He is married to Kay Kinsley, and they have four children.
He is listed at 6 foot 9.
Karl Malone was drafted 15th overall in the 1985 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz.
Karl Molane's daughter, Cheryl Ford, plays for the WNBA Detroit Shock and has led them to 2 championships.
Has played in 1,476 NBA games.
As of 2006, next to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone has the second highest amount of points scored in NBA history with 36,928 points. He grabbed 14, 968 rebounds during his career.