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Moses Malone death shocks basketball fans, cause of death unknown

Moses Malone death shocks basketball fans, cause of death unknown

Moses Malone death shocks basketball fans, cause of death unknown

One of the greatest NBA players Moses Malone is no more. He breathed his last while in sleep in Norfolk, Va. Moses Malone was 60.

Moses Malone was among the most accomplished NBA players and won name and fame.

Born as Moses Malone on March 23, 1955, he was actually an American Hall of Fame basketball player who starred in both the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association.

moses maloneMoses Malone reportedly played for five seasons with the Houston Rockets before joining the Philadelphia 76ers in 1982. Teamed with Julius Erving, the Sixers won the 1982-83 NBA title. Malone averaged 31.9 points and 12.8 rebounds during the playoffs run. In 1996, Malone was named one of the 50 greatest NBA players. He was named NBA MVP in 1978-79, 1981-82 and 1982-83.

Statistics suggest that Malone was actually the most successful prep-to-pro player of his era, going straight from Petersburg High to a 21-year career in professional basketball. He played regularly for at least 19 seasons in the NBA before he eventually retired from the game.

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