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PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — After unveiling a statue in his honor Friday morning, the Sixers retired Moses Malone’s No. 2 jersey during halftime of their game vs. the Denver Nuggets the same night.

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Malone’s banner is outlined with the names of every Sixer he played with during his career.

The Philadelphia 76ers are paying tribute to the late Moses Malone, a three-time NBA MVP and one of basketball’s most ferocious rebounders, with a sculpture and a jersey retirement ceremony.

The Sixers unveiled the sculpture Friday morning at their practice facility in Camden.

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Malone was a 13-time All-Star, Hall of Fame inductee and a member of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history. In 1983, he helped the Sixers roll through the playoffs and sweep the Lakers — the last time they won a championship.

He returned to the Sixers for the 1993-1994 season.

He died in 2015.

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