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NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone dies

NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone dies

Moses Malone, one of the best centers to ever play in the NBA, died Sunday at age 60.

Named to the NBA’s 50th anniversary all-time team, Malone led the Philadelphia 76ers to the 1983 NBA championship, where he won the Most Valuable Player award, one of three in his 21-year career.

Malone was a 14-time All-Star -- 12 times in the NBA and twice in the American Basketball Assn. He was enshrined in the Hall of Fame in 2001.

No cause of death was listed but he was found dead in a hotel in Norfolk, Va., after he failed to show for a celebrity golf tournament he was playing in, according to police. There was no sign of foul play.

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