Karl Malone Is Totally Down To Fight If Kobe Bryant Wants To

Karl Malone went on Huff Post Live today, and host Marc Lamont Hill asked him about his relationship with Kobe Bryant. For those who don't remember (or are too young to remember) 2004, Bryant accused Malone of making a pass at his wife Vanessa. From the ESPN story at the time: » 2/12/15 12:01am 2/12/15 12:01am

Karl Malone And Enes Kanter Caught A Tiny Fish

Enes Kanter went fishing with Karl Malone. Karl's wife posted this photo, captioned "His first fish." Fishing with Karl Malone is better than hunting with Karl Malone. » 8/07/13 4:29pm 8/07/13 4:29pm

A Young Karl Malone Once Fell For A Great Frank Layden Prank

The Salt Lake Tribune caught up with Karl Malone, who turns 50 tomorrow, a fact that ought to make any kid who followed basketball closely in the '80s and '90s feel really old. Malone tells the newspaper the story of his first visit to Utah in 1985, a little more than a month after the Jazz drafted him No. 13 overall… » 7/23/13 7:26pm 7/23/13 7:26pm

LeBron's Fourth MVP Is Pushing Him Into Ludicrous Territory

Reports are swarming that LeBron James will be named the NBA’s MVP for the fourth time in the past five seasons. Somehow this makes Derrick Rose’s 2011 MVP — the only blemish in that stretch for LeBron — seem all the more impressive, if all the more anomalous. Only four other players (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill… » 5/04/13 4:50pm 5/04/13 4:50pm

Charles Barkley Kept Vaseline In His Belly Button During Games Because…

Last night, Karl Malone went on TNT's studio show and revealed, during Charles Barkley's rather conspicuous absence, a new and disgusting fact about Barkley that somehow hadn't seen the light of day. Are you ready? Eating breakfast? Put it down, maybe: Barkley used to keep vaseline (shudder) in his belly button (full… » 2/16/13 10:50am 2/16/13 10:50am

Utah Jazz: Karl Malone Is A "Giant Pain In The Ass, But He's Our Pain…

In his latest blog entry, Greg Miller, the self proclaimed "used car salesman turned Utah Jazz CEO" filled in his readers on what appears to be something of a mantra inside the Jazz organization. » 2/04/12 11:50am 2/04/12 11:50am

Karl Malone Has A Special Delivery: Sports Posters From The '80s Are…

Alert the hoopsters! A series of sports lithographs created by John and Tock Costacos in the late 1980s are on display at Salon 94, a Manhattan gallery located on Freeman Alley in the Lower East Side, from June 23 until the end of July. There's an opening reception this Thursday night, from 6 to 8 p.m, and you are… » 6/21/11 2:40pm 6/21/11 2:40pm

Karl Malone Talks About The Impact Jerry Sloan Had On Karl Malone


Karl Malone made it perfectly clear at last night's Utah/Phoenix game that Karl Malone thinks former Jazz coach Jerry Sloan is not a quitter. Karl Malone says that he would drop everything Karl Malone is doing at any given time to support Sloan in any venture he undertakes. » 2/12/11 3:00pm 2/12/11 3:00pm

Some Losses Are More Painful Than Others

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 4/04/10 11:00am 4/04/10 11:00am

Karl Malone Would Also Like To Join In Physical Violence Against…

The Mailman thinks that "Congress and the Senators need to be slapped around" and volunteers his services. (And he's not being "facetious.") Why should Charles Barkley get to have all the fun? [MediaMatters] » 3/13/09 8:30am 3/13/09 8:30am

Karl Malone Once Liked Them Very, VERY Young

So you know that story earlier this week about the Bills draftee who's the secret son of Karl Malone? Well, the plot thickens. According to The Buffalo News, Malone might have been robbing the cradle a little bit. » 5/02/08 11:10am 5/02/08 11:10am

Karl Malone's Son Is No Son Of His

The best story from yesterday's five rounds of the NFL Draft has to be that of Demetrius Bell, an offensive lineman out of Northwestern State drafted by the Buffalo Bills. He's the son of former Mexican-girl-chasing NBA superstar Karl Malone. Not that either Malone or Bell is particularly happy about it. » 4/28/08 12:35pm 4/28/08 12:35pm

Karl Malone Will Kill All Grizzlies

We really wish this photo were larger, but if you can't quite tell, it's former Utah Jazz power forward Karl Malone — the second greatest white player in the history of the NBA! — with an enormous bear he has just shot. » 7/18/07 12:35pm 7/18/07 12:35pm