Karl Malone

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Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "the Mailman", he is considered one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history. Malone spent his first 18 seasons (1985–2003) in the NBA with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Malone has received more than 11,383,169 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Karl Malone is the 29th most popular basketball player (down from 18th in 2019), the 2,764th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,192nd in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 51

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  • 4.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among basketball players, Karl Malone ranks 29 out of 1,757Before him are Dražen Dalipagić, Oscar Schmidt, Uljana Semjonova, Elgin Baylor, John Havlicek, and Scottie Pippen. After him are Hakeem Olajuwon, Derrick Rose, Bob Cousy, George Mikan, Ben Wallace, and John Stockton.

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Among people born in 1963, Karl Malone ranks 98Before him are Antoni Martí, Sridevi, Jason Newsted, Vladimir Petković, David Yates, and Pierre Nkurunziza. After him are Hakeem Olajuwon, Tate Donovan, Anita Mui, Anne Jahren, Dean Norris, and Tom Cavanagh.

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Among people born in United States, Karl Malone ranks 2,764 out of 20,380Before him are Tom Fogerty (1941), Chris Kyle (1974), Scottie Pippen (1965), Roger Y. Tsien (1952), Alfred Bester (1913), and Delmer Daves (1904). After him are Melissa Gilbert (1964), Erich Segal (1937), Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834), Brian Weiss (1944), Audre Lorde (1934), and Howard Schultz (1953).


Among basketball players born in United States, Karl Malone ranks 19Before him are Pat Riley (1945), Julius Erving (1950), Oscar Robertson (1938), Elgin Baylor (1934), John Havlicek (1940), and Scottie Pippen (1965). After him are Derrick Rose (1988), Bob Cousy (1928), George Mikan (1924), Ben Wallace (1974), John Stockton (1962), and Bob Pettit (1932).