Lakers Universe - Karl Malone Profile, Career Highs, Highlights and Pictures

Los Angeles Lakers players: Karl Malone profile, career highs, highlights and a couple of pictures

Karl Malone Profile Position: Forward
Born: 7/24/63
Height: 6-9 / 2,06
Weight: 256 lbs. / 116,1 kg.
College: Louisiana Tech
Selected in the first round (13th pick) of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. Played 18 seasons for Utah... Signed the Lakers as a free agent (2003)
Statistics Career 2003-04
PPG 25.0 13.2
RPG 10.1 8.7
APG 3.6 3.9
NBA Seasons: 19
NBA Titles
: none
Teams: Jazz -> Lakers

Karl Malone Career Highs

Points 61 vs. Milwaukee 1/27/90
Field Goals Made 22 @ Charlotte 12/22/89
Field Goals Attempted 34 @ Denver 1/06/90
Three Point Field Goals Made 2 4 Times
Three Point Field Goals Attempted 3 5 Times
Free Throws Made 20 2 Times
Free Throws Attempted 28 vs. Miami 1/08/96
Offensive Rebounds 11 vs. Golden State 3/29/94
Defensive Rebounds 18 2 Times
Total Rebounds 23 vs. Golden State 3/29/94
Assists 10 7 Times
Steals 7 4 Times
Blocks 5 5 Times
Minutes Played 57 vs. Chicago 2/03/92

Karl Malone Career Highlights

* 2/13/2005: After saying he was going to stay with the Lakers, Malone announced his retirement. In 19 NBA seasons he went to the Finals three times but couldn't get a title. Two times season MVP, and 14 times selected for the All-Star game, he is considered the best power forward in history and retires as the 2nd all-time scorer in the NBA with 36,928 points, just 1,459 behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record of 38,387

* Selected in 1996 as one of the "50 Greatest Players in NBA History"

* A member of the men's basketball "Dream Team" that won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics
in Barcelona and the 1996 Dream Team that won gold in Atlanta.

* Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player
(1996-97, 1998-99), one of only nine players in NBA history to win the Maurice Podoloff Trophy more than once.

* Eleven-time All-NBA First Team selection (1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98 and 1998-99), two-time All-NBA Second Team selection (1987-88 and 1999-2000), and a 2000-01 All-NBA Third Team selection. Three-time NBA All-Defensive First Team selection (1996-97, 1997-98 and 1998-99) and a 1987-88 NBA All-Defensive Second Team selection

* Fourteen-time NBA All-Star selection who played in 12 games (missed 1990 game due to injury and the 2002 game due to family illness), including 10 consecutive contests from 1991 to 2001. Named MVP of the 1989 All-Star Game in Houston after registering 28 points and nine rebounds, and named co-MVP with teammate John Stockton of the 1993 All-Star Game in Salt Lake City after tallying 28 points and 10 rebounds.

* Holds the NBA record most consecutive seasons scoring 2,000 or more points (11, 1987-88 to 1997-98) and shares the record with Michael Jordan for most career 2,000 point seasons (11, 1987-88 to 1997-98). Tied Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (17) for most consecutive seasons scoring at least 20.0 points per game (17, 1986-87 to 2002-03). Scored a career-high 61 points against the Milwaukee Bucks on 1/27/90. Scored a Jazz playoff-record 50 points and grabbed 12 boards against the Seattle SuperSonics on 4/22/00. Holds the NBA record for most seasons leading the league in free-throws made (7, 1988-89 to 1992-93, 1996-97, 1997-98) and most consecutive seasons leading the league in free-throws made (1988-89 to 1992-93)
Leads the NBA in free throws made and free throws attepmted. Ranks second all-time in field-goals made and minutes played, behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Ranks seventh all-time in rebounds.

* With the Jazz he appeared in the 1997 and 1998 NBA Finals against the Chicago Bulls. He also reached the Finals in his only season with the Lakers and lost in the hands of the Pistons.

* Named to the 1985-86 NBA All-Rookie Team and finished third in Rookie of the Year balloting after averaging 14.9 ppg and 8.9 rpg

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