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us: Malone, Moses, 1955-2015


  • [Individual was an NBA Hall of Fame inductee (2001).]
  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Moses Eugene
  • Variants

    • us: Chairman of the Boards, 1955-2015
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1955-03-23
    • Death Date

        (edtf) [2015-09-12,2015-09-13]
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Petersburg (Va.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Norfolk (Va.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) San Antonio Spurs (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1994
        • Affiliation End: 1995
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Philadelphia 76ers (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1993
        • Affiliation End: 1994
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Milwaukee Bucks (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1991
        • Affiliation End: 1993
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Atlanta Hawks (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1988
        • Affiliation End: 1991
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Washington Bullets (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1986
        • Affiliation End: 1988
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Philadelphia 76ers (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1982
        • Affiliation End: 1986
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Houston Rockets (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1976
        • Affiliation End: 1982
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Buffalo Braves (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1976
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Spirits of St. Louis (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1975
        • Affiliation End: 1976
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Utah Stars (Basketball team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1974
        • Affiliation End: 1975
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Basketball
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Centers (Basketball)
      • Sources

        • found: Lundgren, H. Moses Malone, 1983 (subj.) CIP t.p. (Moses Malone) CIP chronology (b. 3/25/55)
        • found: Leder, J.M. Moses Malone, c1985: CIP t.p. (Moses Malone) galley (Moses Eugene Malone)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 27, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Malone, Moses; Moses Eugene Malone; basketball player; born 23 March 1955 in Petersburg, Virginia, United States; signed with the Utah Stars of the American Basketball Association (ABA) (1974), becoming the first player to make the transition from high school to professional basketball; earned ABA All-Rookie Team and All-Star honors with the Utah Stars; was sold to the St. Louis Spirits (1975); in the ABA Dispersal Draft the Portland Trail Blazers chose him and subsequently traded him to the Buffalo Braves; traded to the Houston Rockets; earning an All-Star selection en route to being named the NBA MVP; led the Rockets to the NBA Finals and earned a second MVP award; accepted a contract offer from the Philadelphia 76ers; aside from winning the NBA title, he also earned the Finals MVP and a third NBA MVP award; was included as one of the NBA's Fifty Greatest Players)
        • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 14, 2015 (in obituary published Sept. 13: Moses Malone; b. Moses Eugene Malone, Mar. 23, 1955, Petersburg, Va.; d. during the weekend [Sept. 12 or 13], Norfolk, Va., aged 60 (found unresponsive in his room at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday [Sept. 13, 2015] by hotel workers, and pronounced dead there); N.B.A. center known as the Chairman of the Boards for prodigious rebounding that propelled him to the Basketball Hall of Fame and acclaim as one of the top 50 players in the league's first half-century)
      • General Notes

        • [Individual was an NBA Hall of Fame inductee (2001).]
      • Change Notes

        • 1982-10-26: new
        • 2015-09-14: revised
      • Alternate Formats