On April 22, 2000, Utah Jazz vs. Seattle SuperSonics (now the Thunder), the first game of the first round of the playoffs.
The main force of the Jazz "The Postman"——Karl Malone, made 18 of 32 shots and 13 of 14 free throws. Scored explosive data of 50 points, 12 rebounds, 3 steals and 1 block, leading the Jazz to a 104-93 victory over the Seattle SupersonicsSpeed team.
This is Karl Malone’s only playoff score of 50+. You know, Karl Malone will be 37 years old (36 years old, 273 days)!
With this game, Karl Malone Beyond the god of basketball——Michael Jordan (yes, it’s me again!), become the oldest player in NBA playoff history with 50+ points.
On April 27, 1997, in the Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Bullets (now Wizards) game, Michael ·Jordan (34 years, 69 days) made 22 of 35 shots, 10 of 10 free throws, and scored 55 points. This is Jordan’s 8th playoff 50+ (first in history) and the last 50+.
Carl Malone was selected by the Jazz with the 13th overall pick in the first round in 1985 NBA, has a 19-year legendary NBA career!
The first 18 years of his career were spent in the Jazz, but unfortunately he failed to win the championship.
In the 2003-04 season, in order to realize his dream, the 40-year-old Karl Malone joined the Los Angeles Lakers with a minimum salary, but he regretted losing the finals.
Although Karl Malone does not have a championship, he is still one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history One.
2 regular season MVPs; 14 NBA All-Stars and 2 MVP elections; 11 NBA All-NBA first team, 2 NBA All-NBA second team, 1 NBA All-NBA team three Array; 3 NBA best defensive team first team, 1 NBA best defensive team second team; 2 Olympic gold medals.
So far, he is still in the NBA historical data list Occupies a very important position.
The regular season score is 36928, ranking second in history. (Interestingly, Malone has never won a scoring champion)
14,968 rebounds, ranking seventh in history.
13188 free throws, ranking first in history.
9787 free throws made, ranking first in history.
The double-double number is 814, ranking sixth in history.
The total number of games played is 1476, ranking sixth in history.
54852 total time, ranking second in history.
Finally, let’s enjoy the highlights of Malone’s wonderful career~