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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 10,925,136 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Karl Malone is the 18th most popular basketball player, the 2,194th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,880th in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 50

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  • 4.97

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  • 4.34

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Among basketball players, Karl Malone ranks 18 out of 1,268Before him are Jerry West, LeBron James, Scottie Pippen, Julius Erving, Dražen Petrović, and Radivoj Korać. After him are Krešimir Ćosić, Arvydas Sabonis, Uljana Semjonova, Bob Cousy, Dražen Dalipagić, and Sergei Belov.

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Among people born in 1963, Karl Malone ranks 64Before him are Satoshi Kon, Mikael Persbrandt, Seal, Kevin Mitnick, Liu Cixin, and Park Chan-wook. After him are Josep Maria Bartomeu, Andrej Kiska, Geert Wilders, Stanislav Cherchesov, Gosho Aoyama, and Paul Belmondo.

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Among people born in United States, Karl Malone ranks 2,194 out of 18,182Before him are Kim Hunter (1922), King C. Gillette (1855), Moondog (1916), The Undertaker (1965), Edward Zwick (1952), and Victor Mature (1913). After him are Langston Hughes (1902), Jerry Seinfeld (1954), Richard Rodgers (1902), Edward Witten (1951), Samuel Fuller (1912), and Charles Whitman (1941).


Among basketball players born in United States, Karl Malone ranks 16Before him are Clyde Drexler (1962), Oscar Robertson (1938), Jerry West (1938), LeBron James (1984), Scottie Pippen (1965), and Julius Erving (1950). After him are Bob Cousy (1928), Elgin Baylor (1934), John Stockton (1962), Sam Jones (1933), John Havlicek (1940), and George Mikan (1924).