Karl Malone | 11
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Career Highlights
  • Selected in 1996 as one of the "50 Greatest Players in NBA History"
  • Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player (1996-97, 1998-99), one of only nine players in NBA history to win the Maurice Podoloff Trophy more than once
  • Eleven-time All-NBA First Team selection (1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98 and 1998-99), two-time All-NBA Second Team selection (1987-88 and 1999-2000), and a 2000-01 All-NBA Third Team selection
  • Three-time NBA All-Defensive First Team selection (1996-97, 1997-98 and 1998-99) and a 1987-88 NBA All-Defensive Second Team selection
  • Fourteen-time NBA All-Star selection who played in 12 games (missed 1990 game due to injury and the 2002 game due to family illness), including 10 consecutive contests from 1991 to 2001
  • Named MVP of the 1989 All-Star Game in Houston after registering 28 points and nine rebounds, and named co-MVP with teammate John Stockton of the 1993 All-Star Game in Salt Lake City after tallying 28 points and 10 rebounds
  • Ranks second all-time in points scored with 36,374, behind only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387)
  • Holds the NBA record most consecutive seasons scoring 2,000 or more points (11, 1987-88 to 1997-98) and shares the record with Michael Jordan for most career 2,000 point seasons (11, 1987-88 to 1997-98)
  • Tied Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (17) for most consecutive seasons scoring at least 20.0 points per game (17, 1986-87 to 2002-03)
  • Scored a career-high 61 points, the most by a Jazz player since the franchise moved to Utah, against the Milwaukee Bucks on 1/27/90
  • Scored a Jazz playoff-record 50 points and grabbed 12 boards against the Seattle SuperSoncics on 4/22/00
  • Holds the NBA record for most seasons leading the league in free-throws made (seven, 1988-89 to 1992-93, 1996-97, 1997-98) and most consecutive seasons leading the league in free-throws made (1988-89 to 1992-93)
  • Passed Moses Malone (8,531) to become the NBA's all-time leader in free throws made on 3/24/01 vs. the Washington Wizards
  • Became the all-time leader in free throws attepmted on 12/10/01 against the Mavericks
  • Ranks second all-time in field-goals made with 13,335 behind only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (15,837)
  • Ranks second all-time in minutes played at 53,479, trailing only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (57,446)
  • Ranks seventh all-time in rebounds, with 14,601
  • Appeared in the 1997 and 1998 NBA Finals against the Chicago Bulls
  • Named to the 1985-86 NBA All-Rookie Team and finished third in Rookie of the Year balloting after averaging 14.9 ppg and 8.9 rpg
  • A member of the men's basketball "Dream Team" that won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona and the 1996 Dream Team that won gold in Atlanta
  • Winner of the 1997-98 IBM Award
  • During career, named NBA Player of the Week 22 times and NBA Player of the Month seven times
  • Notched his third career triple-double with game-highs of 29 points (11-13 FG) and 12 rebounds, and 10 assists, in a 99-82 win over the L.A. Clippers on 5/4/99; recorded his second career triple-double with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists against the Toronto Raptors on 2/27/97
  • Twelve-time NBA All-Interview First Team selection and 1999-2000 All-Interview Second Team selection

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Head-to-Head Comparisons


 2004-05 Statistics
                    REBOUNDS PER GAME  
 Team G GS MPG FGM-A FG% 3PM-A 3P% FTM-A FT% OFF DEF TOT APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
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 CAREER AVERAGES
                REBOUNDS PER GAME  
YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
 85-86 UTA   81 76 30.6 .496 .000 .481 2.10 6.70 8.90 2.9 1.30 .54 3.44 3.60 14.9
 86-87 UTA   82 82 34.8 .512 .000 .598 3.40 7.00 10.40 1.9 1.27 .73 2.89 3.90 21.7
 87-88 UTA   82 82 39.0 .520 .000 .700 3.40 8.60 12.00 2.4 1.43 .61 3.96 3.60 27.7
 88-89 UTA   80 80 39.1 .519 .313 .766 3.20 7.40 10.70 2.7 1.80 .88 3.56 3.60 29.1
 89-90 UTA   82 82 38.1 .562 .372 .762 2.80 8.30 11.10 2.8 1.48 .61 3.71 3.20 31.0
 90-91 UTA   82 82 40.3 .527 .286 .770 2.90 8.90 11.80 3.3 1.09 .96 2.98 3.30 29.0
 91-92 UTA   81 81 37.7 .526 .176 .778 2.80 8.40 11.20 3.0 1.33 .63 3.06 2.80 28.0
 92-93 UTA   82 82 37.8 .552 .200 .740 2.80 8.40 11.20 3.8 1.51 1.04 2.93 3.20 27.0
 93-94 UTA   82 82 40.6 .497 .250 .694 2.90 8.60 11.50 4.0 1.52 1.54 2.85 3.30 25.2
 94-95 UTA   82 82 38.1 .536 .268 .742 1.90 8.70 10.60 3.5 1.57 1.04 2.88 3.30 26.7
 95-96 UTA   82 82 38.0 .519 .400 .723 2.10 7.70 9.80 4.2 1.68 .68 2.43 3.00 25.7
 96-97 UTA   82 82 36.6 .550 .000 .755 2.40 7.50 9.90 4.5 1.38 .59 2.84 2.60 27.4
 97-98 UTA   81 81 37.4 .530 .333 .761 2.30 8.00 10.30 3.9 1.19 .86 3.05 2.90 27.0
 98-99 UTA   49 49 37.4 .493 .000 .788 2.20 7.30 9.40 4.1 1.27 .57 3.31 2.70 23.8
 99-00 UTA   82 82 35.9 .509 .250 .797 2.10 7.40 9.50 3.7 .96 .87 2.82 2.80 25.5
 00-01 UTA   81 81 35.7 .498 .400 .793 1.40 6.90 8.30 4.5 1.15 .77 3.01 2.70 23.2
 01-02 UTA   80 80 38.0 .454 .360 .797 1.80 6.80 8.60 4.3 1.90 .74 3.29 2.90 22.4
 02-03 UTA   81 81 36.2 .462 .214 .763 1.40 6.40 7.80 4.7 1.68 .38 2.59 2.50 20.6
 03-04 LAL   42 42 32.7 .483 .000 .747 1.50 7.30 8.70 3.9 1.19 .48 2.45 2.80 13.2
 Career   1476 1471 37.2 .516 .274 .742 2.40 7.70 10.10 3.6 1.41 .70 3.07 3.10 25.0
 Playoff     193 193 41.0 .463 .162 .736 2.60 8.10 10.70 3.2 1.34 .70 2.85 3.40 24.7
 All-Star     12 8 20.3 .542 .000 .725 1.60 4.60 6.20 1.6 1.00 .42 1.25 1.30 12.1
 CAREER TOTALS
                REBOUNDS  
YEAR TEAM G GS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
 85-86 UTA 81 76 2,475 504-1,016 0-2 195-405 174 544 718 236 105 44 279 295 1,203
 86-87 UTA 82 82 2,857 728-1,422 0-7 323-540 278 577 855 158 104 60 237 323 1,779
 87-88 UTA 82 82 3,198 858-1,650 0-5 552-789 277 709 986 199 117 50 325 296 2,268
 88-89 UTA 80 80 3,126 809-1,559 5-16 703-918 259 594 853 219 144 70 285 286 2,326
 89-90 UTA 82 82 3,122 914-1,627 16-43 696-913 232 679 911 226 121 50 304 259 2,540
 90-91 UTA 82 82 3,302 847-1,608 4-14 684-888 236 731 967 270 89 79 244 268 2,382
 91-92 UTA 81 81 3,054 798-1,516 3-17 673-865 225 684 909 241 108 51 248 226 2,272
 92-93 UTA 82 82 3,099 797-1,443 4-20 619-836 227 692 919 308 124 85 240 261 2,217
 93-94 UTA 82 82 3,329 772-1,552 8-32 511-736 235 705 940 328 125 126 234 268 2,063
 94-95 UTA 82 82 3,126 830-1,548 11-41 516-695 156 715 871 285 129 85 236 269 2,187
 95-96 UTA 82 82 3,113 789-1,520 16-40 512-708 175 629 804 345 138 56 199 245 2,106
 96-97 UTA 82 82 2,998 864-1,571 0-13 521-690 193 616 809 368 113 48 233 217 2,249
 97-98 UTA 81 81 3,030 780-1,472 2-6 628-825 189 645 834 316 96 70 247 237 2,190
 98-99 UTA 49 49 1,832 393-797 0-1 378-480 107 356 463 201 62 28 162 134 1,164
 99-00 UTA 82 82 2,947 752-1,476 2-8 589-739 169 610 779 304 79 71 231 229 2,095
 00-01 UTA 81 81 2,895 670-1,345 2-5 536-676 114 555 669 361 93 62 244 216 1,878
 01-02 UTA 80 80 3,040 635-1,399 9-25 509-639 142 544 686 341 152 59 263 229 1,788
 02-03 UTA 81 81 2,936 595-1,289 3-14 474-621 113 515 628 379 136 31 210 204 1,667
 03-04 LAL 42 42 1,373 193-400 0-1 168-225 61 306 367 163 50 20 103 116 554
 Career 1476 1471 54,852 13,528-26,210 85-310 9,787-13,188 3,562 11,406 14,968 5,248 2,085 1,145 4,524 4,578 36,928
 Playoff 193 193 7,907 1,743-3,768 6-37 1,269-1,725 502 1,560 2,062 610 258 135 550 662 4,761
 All-Star 12 8 244 58-107 0-0 29-40 19 55 74 19 12 5 15 16 145
CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Selected after junior season by the Utah Jazz in the first round (13th pick overall) of the 1985 NBA Draft....Signed by the Jazz on 8/8/85....Re-signed by the Jazz on 11/7/88....Re-signed by the Jazz on 9/25/90....Re-signed by the Jazz on 1/13/96....Re-signed by the Jazz on 8/1/99.

 Season Highs / Career Highs
  2004-05 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
 Points61 vs. Milwaukee 01/27/90
 Field Goals Made22 @ Charlotte 12/22/89
 Field Goals Attempted34 @ Denver 01/06/90
 Three Point Field Goals Made 2 4 Times
 Three Point Field Goals Attempted3 5 Times
 Free Throws Made20 2 Times
 Free Throws Attempted28 vs. Miami 01/08/96
 Offensive Rebounds11 vs. Golden State 03/29/94
 Defensive Rebounds18 2 Times
 Total Rebounds23 vs. Golden State 03/29/94
 Assists10 7 Times
 Steals7 4 Times
 Blocks5 5 Times
 Minutes Played57 vs. Chicago 02/03/92

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