Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone Dies at 60

“Moses holds a special place in our hearts and will forever be remembered as a genuine icon and pillar of the most storied era in the history of Philadelphia 76ers basketball” – 76ers.

After failing to report to a celebrity golf tournament, Moses Malone was found dead in his hotel room with no sign of foul play.

Malone went pro straight out of high school and was named one of NBA’s 50 greatest players. He led the 76ers to the finals in 1983 and got the MVP title. The 12-time All-Star also holds NBA records for offensive rebounds in a career (6,731), season (587) and game (21).

Moses Malone Jr. told FOX 26 Houston that his father was his “best friend”.

He taught us so much about life. He came from nothing. He taught us how to work hard and respect people, love your family and always do the right thing. He’s a good person. He was always there to help people. He cared about people who had less than him.

Some of Moses’ colleagues expressed their grievances via Twitter. Check it out:

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