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FactSon, Joshua Malone, began his acting career as "Travis" in the 2005 Macon Little Theatre production of "Raisin in the Sun".

Jeff Malone is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1983 to 1999. The 6’4″ shooting guard was born in Mobile, Alabama on March 23, 1961, one of five children of James and Annie Malone. He played high school basketball at Murphy High School in Mobile, where he was a Parade magazine All-American as a senior in 1979. Malone played collegiately at Mississippi State University, where he was a two-time All-SEC selection. As a junior, he helped lead the Bulldogs to the 1982 NCAA Final Four.

Malone was selected by the Utah Jazz in the first round of the 1983 NBA draft with the 14th overall pick. He spent his first four seasons with the Jazz, averaging a career-high 21. 7 points per game in 1986–87. Malone was traded to the Washington Bullets prior to the 1987–88 season.

He spent five seasons with the Bullets, averaging 20. 3 points per game in 1989–90. Malone was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in 1992 and later that year, he was traded again, this time to the Philadelphia 76ers. He spent two seasons with the 76ers before being traded to the Charlotte Hornets in 1994.

Malone finished his NBA career with the Hornets, retiring after the 1998–99 season. In 16 NBA seasons, Malone appeared in 1,087 games (1,051 starts) and averaged 16. 0 points, 3. 1 rebounds and 2.

8 assists per game. He was a two-time NBA All-Star (1986, 1987) and was named to the All-NBA Second Team in 1987. Malone currently serves as an assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies. His son, Michael Malone, is the head coach of the Denver Nuggets..

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Full NameJeff Malone
Height1.93 m
Weight93 kg
ProfessionCoach, Basketball player
EducationMississippi State University


AwardsNBA All-Rookie Team

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1Coach of the Florida Flame of the NBADL. [August 2005]
2Coach of the Florida Flame (Fort Myers) of the NBADL. [December 2005]
3Son, Joshua Malone, began his acting career as "Travis" in the 2005 Macon Little Theatre production of "Raisin in the Sun".
4Nephew of Vivian Malone, made famous by racial segregationist Alabama Governor George Wallace's attempt to bar her and fellow student James Hood from entering the University of Alabama the enroll in 1963.
5Played professional basketball in the NBA for the Washington Bullets (now Wizards), Utah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers, and Miami Heat.



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