A Look Into The Great Career Of Moses Malone

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NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone died earlier today at the age of 60.  Malone spent 21 years playing professional basketball, and became the first player to ever go straight from high school to professional basketball after joining the Utah Stars (ABA) in 1974.  The 6’10 center played for 9 teams during his illustrious career, including the Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers, and San Antonio Spurs.  Malone would earn MVP honors, once in Houston and twice in Philadelphia, and led the 76ers to a championship in 1983, where he earned Finals MVP.  The 12-time All-Star is 8th on the NBA all-time scoring list, and was named one of the 50 greatest NBA players in 1996.  He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001.

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