NBA Great Moses Malone Dies at 60

League Mourns Loss of
“Chairman of the Boards”

NBA great Moses Malone died of an apparent heart attack while attending a charity golf tournament in Norfolk.   Malone was born less than 100 miles away.

Career highlights and awards
  • NBA champion (1983)
  • NBA Finals MVP (1983)
  • 3× NBA Most Valuable Player (1979, 1982, 1983)
  • 12× NBA All-Star (1978–1989)
  • ABA All-Star (1975)
  • 4× All-NBA First Team (1979, 1982, 1983, 1985)
  • 4× All-NBA Second Team (1980, 1981, 1984, 1987)
  • NBA All-Defensive First Team (1983)
  • NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1979)
  • ABA All-Rookie Team (1975)
  • 6× NBA rebounding leader (1979, 1981–1985)
  • NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team
  • ABA All-Time Team
  • No. 24 retired by Houston Rockets
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G ORB DRB TRB BLK PTS
1974-75 ★ 19 UTS ABA C 83 5.5 9.1 14.6 1.5 18.8
1975-76 20 SSL ABA PF 43 4.6 5.0 9.6 0.7 14.3
1976-77 21 TOT NBA C 82 5.3 7.7 13.1 2.2 13.2
1976-77 21 BUF NBA C 2 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0
1976-77 21 HOU NBA C 80 5.5 7.9 13.4 2.3 13.5
1977-78 ★ 22 HOU NBA C 59 6.4 8.6 15.0 1.3 19.4
1978-79 ★ 23 HOU NBA C 82 7.2 10.5 17.6 1.5 24.8
1979-80 ★ 24 HOU NBA C 82 7.0 7.5 14.5 1.3 25.8
1980-81 ★ 25 HOU NBA C 80 5.9 8.8 14.8 1.9 27.8
1981-82 ★ 26 HOU NBA C 81 6.9 7.8 14.7 1.5 31.1
1982-83 ★ 27 PHI NBA C 78 5.7 9.6 15.3 2.0 24.5
1983-84 ★ 28 PHI NBA C 71 5.0 8.4 13.4 1.5 22.7
1984-85 ★ 29 PHI NBA C 79 4.9 8.2 13.1 1.6 24.6
1985-86 ★ 30 PHI NBA C 74 4.6 7.2 11.8 1.0 23.8
1986-87 ★ 31 WSB NBA C 73 4.7 6.6 11.3 1.3 24.1
1987-88 ★ 32 WSB NBA C 79 4.7 6.5 11.2 0.9 20.3
1988-89 ★ 33 ATL NBA C 81 4.8 7.0 11.8 1.2 20.2
1989-90 34 ATL NBA C 81 4.5 5.5 10.0 1.0 18.9
1990-91 35 ATL NBA C 82 3.3 4.8 8.1 0.9 10.6
1991-92 36 MIL NBA C 82 3.9 5.2 9.1 0.8 15.6
1992-93 37 MIL NBA C 11 2.0 2.2 4.2 0.7 4.5
1993-94 38 PHI NBA C 55 1.9 2.2 4.1 0.3 5.3
1994-95 39 SAS NBA C 17 1.2 1.5 2.7 0.2 2.9
Career TOT 1455 5.1 7.2 12.3 1.3 20.3
NBA 1329 5.1 7.1 12.2 1.3 20.6
ABA 126 5.2 7.7 12.9 1.2 17.2
6 seasons HOU NBA 464 6.5 8.5 15.0 1.6 24.0
5 seasons PHI NBA 357 4.6 7.4 12.0 1.3 21.0
3 seasons ATL NBA 244 4.2 5.8 10.0 1.1 16.5
2 seasons WSB NBA 152 4.7 6.6 11.2 1.1 22.2
2 seasons MIL NBA 93 3.7 4.8 8.5 0.8 14.3
1 season UTS ABA 83 5.5 9.1 14.6 1.5 18.8
1 season SSL ABA 43 4.6 5.0 9.6 0.7 14.3
1 season SAS NBA 17 1.2 1.5 2.7 0.2 2.9
1 season BUF NBA 2 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0
Provided by Basketball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/14/2015.
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