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Jazz fans answer Karl Malone’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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(Lennie Mahler | The Salt Lake Tribune) Jazz fan Gerardo Galvez participates in the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" as Christian Madsen pours ice-cold water to raise awareness and funds to treat the disease. Karl Malone challenged all Jazz fans Wednesday night on social media.

The Salt Lake Tribune

First published Aug 21 2014 05:35PM
Updated Aug 22, 2014 07:32AM

Former Utah Jazz legend Karl Malone threw down an ice bucket challenge to fans via social media on Wednesday.

On Thursday, they took up the challenge and had buckets of ice water thrown over their shivering selves at EnergySolutions Arena.

Jazz executives Jim Olson and Don Stirling were among those who accepted the challenge.

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge trend has been raising awareness of and funds for ALS or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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