Karl Malone will particpate in All-Star weekend Shooting Stars competition

Published February 6, 2014 8:21 pm

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The Jazz won't have an All-Star in New Orleans next weekend.But they will have a Hall of Famer.Karl Malone will team up with the Thunder's Kevin Durant and the WNBA's Skylar Diggins for the ShootingStars competition.When he was in Salt Lake for Jerry Sloan's ceremony, Malone recalled how his old coach used to hate it when he would shoot 3s — "even though I made a few," Malone said.This time, the Mailman will have a chance to huck freely.— Aaron Falk