Moses Malone stands head and shoulders above his fellow Petersburg High School classmates in this June 1974 photo. He was the most heavily recruited high school basketball player in the nation, going directly from high school to the pros.
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Petersburg basketball icon Moses Malone dies at 60
Moses Eugene Malone, the Petersburg native and basketball icon whose talent took him directly from high school to the pros, died of apparent heart failure while sleeping Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015.