Karl Malone to work with Utah Jazz players

Posted at 5:43 PM, May 29, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-29 19:43:28-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Former NBA basketball star and Utah Jazz player Karl Malone will be returning to the Utah Jazz to work with players.

Utah Jazz Head Coach Tyrone Corbin announced Wednesday Malone will be working with Jazz players Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter, as well as others on an as-needed basis, according to a press release from the Utah Jazz.

“It’s great to have Karl as a resource for the team,” Corbin said in the release. ” He is one of the most talented big men to have ever played this game.

Malone was a 14-time NBA All-Star for the Utah Jazz between 1985 and 2003. He was named one of the NBA’s 50 greatest players in 19996, and he ranks second on the NBA’s all-time scoring list with 36,928 points, according to the press release.