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NBA Players Union to fund cardiac screenings for retired players

In the wake of the sudden death's of NBA legends Moses Malone and Darryl Dawkins, The NBA Players Union is developing a program that would fund and provide cardiac screening's for its retired players.According to union executive director Michele Roberts, the new program's implementation, in conjunction with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, is "imminent."Both Malone and Dawkins, two...
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David Robinson remembers Moses Malone

Back in 1995, San Antonio Spurs legend David Robinson teamed up with another legendary NBA player – center Moses Malone. However, the sports world was stunned when Malone passed away. Speaking with Sirius NBA Radio, Robinson reflected on Malone’s impact on the Spurs that season and what he remembers about his contributions on the court and […]
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NBA great Moses Malone's kindness remembered at funeral

HOUSTON (AP) Moses Malone has been remembered not only for his rebounds and three MVP trophies, but for making people smile. In a service marked by laughter from many of his NBA peers and hundreds of others at Houston's Lakewood Church, the Hall of Famer on Saturday was lauded as a kind and helpful man. The 60-year-old Malone died a week ago. In 1974 he became the first player to...
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Malone's funeral on Saturday in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone will be remembered at a funeral service on Saturday in Houston. Malone, a three-time NBA MVP, died Sunday at age 60. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. CST at Houston megachurch Lakewood. The church is in the same building where the Houston Rockets played during Malone's time with the team from 1976-1982 when it was called The Summit.
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Remembering Sixers Legend Moses Malone: The Chairman of the Boards

Philadelphia Sixers legend Moses Malone passed away Sunday morning. He will forever be remembered as one of the best Sixers of all time, and one of the best big men to ever play in the NBA. Early Sunday morning Moses Malone passed away at age 60. The Sixers released this statement regarding Malone’s passing: “It is with a deep sense of sadness that the Sixers family mourns the...
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Video: Moses Malone vs. the Celtics

The NBA lost one of it's all-time greats today. Adam Silver statement: "We are stunned and deeply saddened by the passing of Hall of Famer Moses Malone, an NBA legend gone far too soon." — Jessica Camerato (@JCameratoNBA) September 13, 2015Here's a clip of Malone doing work against the Celtics in the 1981 Finals:And here he is putting up 38 points and 24 boards as a Sixer vs. the...
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RIP: Moses Malone (1955 – 2015)

NBA icon Moses Malone, “the Chairman of the Boards”, passed away during the weekend Norfolk, VA. He was 60 years old. In honor of Malone, who lead the Philadelphia 76ers to NBA championship in 1983, enjoy some of his career highlights. RIP
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Moses Malone: A Legacy Of Work

Steel Driving ShouldersAt 60 years old, it seems borderline insane that the man who led the Sixers to their most dominant post season, and last title, could be gone. But, well, he is, and the plain and simple fact of the matter is that athletes, even ones in relatively non-contact ones like basketball, don't last as long as you might think. I have no idea what took Malone out, or...
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Hall of Famer Moses Malone dies at age 60

Moses Malone died Sunday at age 60, according to multiple reports. Malone, a three-time NBA MVP and a member of the Pro Basketball Hall of Fame, was found in bed after an appearance in Virginia, according to WTXF-TV in Philadelphia. Malone, who earned the nickname “Chairman of the Boards,” was the first player to jump directly from high school to the pros, signing with the...
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NBA Legend Moses Malone Dies at 60

News broke early Sunday morning that NBA hall of fame legend Moses Malone died of a heart attack in Norfolk, Virginia. THIS JUST IN: Three-time NBA MVP and Hall-of-Famer Moses Malone dies at age of 60. — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 13, 2015 Malone, a Philadelphia 76ers legend, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001. He won a championship...
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