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Rock On: Don't bite the Mailman

Karl Malone dunks the basketball.
Karl Malone dunks the basketball.
Ravell Call

IT’S IN THE MAIL

Karl Malone once said he has a memory like an elephant.

Indeed.

Malone told SI.com last week the Dallas Mavericks misled him prior to the 1985 NBA draft, instead selecting Detlef Schrempf.

Yes, the Mailman took it personally.

He had visited Dallas “at least 10 times” and went to New York for the draft, thinking the Mavs would pick him.

“And then I'm sitting in the green room and they don't pick me — I will admit, and I've shied away from it a little bit. I went after the Dallas Mavericks hard all the time. I was strictly there to kick their (expletive), because they lied to me. So every time I played the Dallas Mavericks, I looked to kick their (expletive) over and over.”

During Malone’s years in Utah, the Jazz went 55-29 against the Mavericks.

Moral to the story: Never, ever commit Mail fraud.

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