Three-time NBA MVP and Hall of Famer Moses Malone dies at the age of 60
Moses Malone is seen trying to block Darryl Dawkins in an NBA game. The Hall of Famer died on Sunday, just over two weeks after the death of Dawkins. AP

BASKETBALL Hall of Famer Moses Malone died on Sunday at the age of 60, ESPN reported.

Malone, a three-time MVP who was named one of the NBA's 50 greatest players, played for eight teams over 20 NBA seasons and led the league in rebounding six times.

The 12-time All-Star averaged 20.6 points per game and 12.2 rebounds over his career which was highlighted by a championship with the Philadelphia 76ers in 1983. He was named the Finals MVP in that title run.

Nicknamed the 'Chairman of the Boards,' the 6-foot-10 center ranks fifth in the all-time rebounds list with 16,212 and eighth in career points with 27,409.

The cause of death has yet to be reported at posting time.

[Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins dies of heart attack aged 58]

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