Rare Photos of Karl Malone
Karl Malone dunks during a Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs game at Thomas Assembly Center in Ruston, La.
6' 9" Karl Malone appears diminutive standing next to 7' 4" teammate Mark Eaton, one of the tallest players in NBA history.
Karl Malone rides a horse during the shooting of a commercial in Utah.
Karl Malone, who is known as one of the strongest players in NBA history, works out during the offseason.
Karl Malone goes hunting in Utah.
Karl Malone gives an interview while holding his five-month-old daughter Kadee.
Karl Malone and Utah Jazz teammate John Stockton played in a combined 24 All-Star games.
Karl Malone snaps some photos as he participates in the opening ceremonies of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Karl Malone's ability to run the court allowed him to convert fastbreak dunks and lay-ups off assists by Stockton.
After averaging 27 points, 10 rebound and 4.5 assists per game, Karl Malone was named the 1996-97 MVP.
Karl Malone poses for a portrait on his motorcycle.
Karl Malone combines his love off motorcycles with his profession here.
Karl Malone shows Jay Leno a wrestling move as his tag team partner Diamond Dallas Page looks on.
Karl Malone delivers a clothesline to 'Hollywood' Hulk Hogan during the WCW Bash at the Beach.
Karl Malone, the 1998-99 MVP, shows off his abs to Jay Leno after taking some ribbing from Leno about his new fitness video.
Karl Malone and longtime teammate John Stockton may go down as the best pick-and-roll combo in NBA history.
Karl Malone played 1,412 games with John Stockton, most all time for two players on the same team.
Karl Malone displays his muscles after scoring 31 points in a victory over the Nets.
Karl Malone shows off his shooting form.
Karl Malone and longtime rival Michael Jordan trade banter during a game in Washington, D.C.
Gary Payton, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone joke around at the Lakers Christmas Holiday in El Segundo, Calif.
Cheryl Ford, the 2003 WNBA Rookie of the Year, is a proud Louisiana Tech alumna just like her dad Karl Malone.
Karl Malone wipes a tear as he talks about teammate John Stockton, who decided to retire after 19 years with the Jazz.
While most players spend their offseason at the beach or filming commercials, Karl Malone enjoyed driving around the country in his 18-wheeler.
Karl Malone gets a laugh out of new teammate Kobe Bryant. Malone would play just 42 games with the Lakers before retiring.
Karl Malone jokes around with teammates Luke Walton and Horace Grant during an SI photo shoot.
Karl Malone and some helpers renovate the Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club.
Karl Malone throws out the first pitch at an Angels-Rangers game in Anaheim, Calif.
Karl Malone and Shaquille O'Neal work on their music skills during a charter flight from Los Angeles to Detroit for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
Karl Malone poses with his wife, Kay, a former Miss Idaho USA, at the Palms Casino Royale to benefit the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation. The couple have been married since 1990 and have four children.
Karl Malone laughs at the puppet version of himself on "Jimmy Kimmel Live".
Karl Malone gives a speech at the unveiling of his statue outside the Delta Center in Salt Lake City.
Karl Malone instructs Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco on his shooting during "ESPN The Weekend" at Disney's Hollywood Studios Park.
Karl Malone poses with Nathan Morris and Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men at the group's charity event in Las Vegas.
Karl Malone shoots balls into the crowd with help from Utah's mascot Jazz Bear during a break in play.