Neal McCoy joins in honoring Karl Malone of the Utah Jazz
Friday, March 24, 2006
– Neal McCoy is in Salt Lake City for activities surrounding the retiring of Karl Malone's number 32 by the Utah Jazz after 18 years with the club.
McCoy will be among Malone's friends, including former Chicago bull Scottie Pippen and former Jazz coach Frank Layden, to roast Malone today.
Malone, along with Gen. Tommy Franks and pitching legend Nolan Ryan, is featured in McCoy's new music video for his current single, "The Last of a Dying Breed."
Malone chose the title as his theme for his retirement week and has been playing the video throughout and will again at the roast.
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