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Internet goes crazy over Karl Malone's flip phone

Feb 15, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; NBA former player Karl Malone before the 2014 NBA All Star Shooting Stars competition at Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 15, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; NBA former player Karl Malone before the 2014 NBA All Star Shooting Stars competition at Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Credit Karl Malone for being nostalgic with his technology.

The former Utah Jazz star was in attendance for the LSU's 34-24 victory over Syracuse on Saturday. His son K.J. is an offensive lineman for the Tigers.

Malone was caught sitting in the stands ... using a flip phone from the 1990s. The internet has become unglued over the sighting, and has Malone trending as a topic on Twitter.

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We know Malone's heyday came in the '90s with the Jazz and his point guard John Stockton. As opposed to updating his communication device, "The Mailman" has apparently opted to stay vintage with his choice.

One has to be surprised Malone isn't rocking the short-shorts at the Carrier Dome.