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Moses Malone Biography

Wore Out Shoes Practicing, Immediate Success, The Mark Of A Champion, The Nba Years

1955-

American basketball player

In 1974, a 6-10 senior from Petersburg High school graduated from the courts of Virginia's public schools directly to the American Basketball Association (ABA), becoming the first professional player to skip college. During a career that spanned 21 years, seven teams and three most valuable player awards that youngster, Moses Malone, went on to become one of basketball's all-time great centers and 50 Greatest Players.

Sketch by Paulo Nunes-Ueno

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