Moses Malone

1955 - 2015

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Moses Eugene Malone (March 23, 1955 – September 13, 2015) was an American 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 3,371,166 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Moses Malone is the 37th most popular basketball player, the 2,843rd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,768th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Moses Malone ranks 37 out of 1,264Before him are Arvydas Sabonis, Isiah Thomas, Patrick Ewing, Pat Riley, Toni Kukoč, and Derrick Rose. After him are Manute Bol, Allen Iverson, Robert Parish, Jerry Sloan, Svetislav Pešić, and Alexander Gomelsky.

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Among people born in 1955, Moses Malone ranks 96Before him are Miguel Ferrer, Eric Schmidt, Zbigniew Preisner, Brigitte Lahaie, Mira Furlan, and Avram Grant. After him are Peter Gallagher, Olivier Assayas, Anton Corbijn, James Gosling, Tanya Roberts, and Jane Kaczmarek. Among people deceased in 2015, Moses Malone ranks 117Before him are Ieng Thirith, Halldór Ásgrímsson, Philippe Honoré, Robert Conquest, Vicente Aranda, and Rose Francine Rogombé. After him are Ernst Fuchs, Guy Ligier, Jørgen Ingmann, E. L. Doctorow, Michael Graves, and Dean Jones.

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Among people born in United States, Moses Malone ranks 2,843 out of 15,968Before him are S. S. Van Dine (1888), Walter De Maria (1935), Dita Von Teese (1972), John B. Kelly Sr. (1889), Eva Longoria (1975), and Edwin H. Land (1909). After him are Charles Jencks (1939), Terry Goodkind (1948), Julie Harris (1925), Ronald Inglehart (1934), Adrian Smith (1944), and Michelle Monaghan (1976).


Among basketball players born in United States, Moses Malone ranks 27Before him are Elgin Baylor (1934), John Stockton (1962), Bob Pettit (1932), Isiah Thomas (1961), Pat Riley (1945), and Derrick Rose (1988). After him are Allen Iverson (1975), Robert Parish (1953), Jerry Sloan (1942), Red Auerbach (1917), Muggsy Bogues (1965), and Rick Barry (1944).