karl malone

Karl Malone, better known as the mailman, sported the #32 on behalf of the Utah Jazz. Karl Anthony Malone is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed “The Mailman,” Malone  played the power forward position and spent his first 18 seasons (1985 2003) in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton. Malone also played one season for the Los Angeles Lakers. Malone was a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, a 14-time NBA All Star, and an 11-time member of the All-NBA first team. His 36,928 career points scored rank second all-time in NBA history (behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) and holds the records for most free throws attempted and made, in addition to co-holding the record for the second most first-team All-NBA selections in history (tied with Kobe Bryant and behind LeBron James). He is considered one of the best power forwards in NBA history. Malone also competed with the United States national team in the Summer Olympic Games of 1992 and 1996;  in both years he won gold medals.