Moses Malone

1955 - 2015

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Moses Eugene Malone Sr. (March 23, 1955 – September 13, 2015) was an American professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1974 through 1995. A center, he was named the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) three times, was a 12-time NBA All-Star and an eight-time All-NBA Team selection. Malone led the Philadelphia 76ers to an NBA championship in 1983, winning both the league and Finals MVP. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moses Malone has received more than 5,063,263 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Moses Malone is the 42nd most popular basketball player (down from 40th in 2019), the 3,447th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,331st in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Basketball Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Moses Malone has had the most page views in the with 589,234 views, followed by Spanish (37,391), and Italian (31,285). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (279.38%), Simple English (93.61%), and Volapük (79.19%)


Among basketball players, Moses Malone ranks 42 out of 1,757Before him are Dirk Nowitzki, Anatoli Polivoda, Bob Pettit, Charles Barkley, Toni Kukoč, and Bogdan Tanjević. After him are Manute Bol, Stephen Curry, Yao Ming, Rick Barry, Red Auerbach, and Cēzars Ozers.

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Among people born in 1955, Moses Malone ranks 150Before him are Alberto Tarantini, Khalid al-Islambouli, Kelsey Grammer, Sándor Puhl, Olivier Assayas, and Israel Katz. After him are Brian Kobilka, Billy Blanks, Ildikó Enyedi, Sherif Ismail, John X of Antioch, and Wayne Knight. Among people deceased in 2015, Moses Malone ranks 144Before him are Roberto M. Levingston, Robert Conquest, Valentin Rasputin, Douglas Tompkins, Franco Interlenghi, and Dick Nanninga. After him are Percy Sledge, André Glucksmann, Johanna Quandt, Mile Mrkšić, Geoffrey Lewis, and Erik De Vlaeminck.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Moses Malone ranks 3,447 out of 20,380Before him are Dolores Costello (1903), Henry Darger (1892), Bruce McGill (1950), Eric Roth (1945), Julie Harris (1925), and Richard Belzer (1944). After him are Andrea True (1943), Tony Musante (1936), Benny Golson (1929), Bonnie Aarons (1979), Madeleine Astor (1893), and Don Alden Adams (1925).


Among basketball players born in United States, Moses Malone ranks 27Before him are Bob Cousy (1928), George Mikan (1924), Ben Wallace (1974), John Stockton (1962), Bob Pettit (1932), and Charles Barkley (1963). After him are Stephen Curry (1988), Rick Barry (1944), Red Auerbach (1917), Isiah Thomas (1961), David Robinson (1965), and Nikos Galis (1957).