Karl Malone in talks to buy Ronnie Ward Toyota of Ruston

Karl Malone in talks to buy Ronnie Ward Toyota of Ruston.

RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - Former NBA great Karl Malone is reportedly working to buy a car dealership in Ruston.

According to the Ruston Daily Leader, "Team Karl Malone" has signed an asset purchase agreement to buy Ronnie Ward Toyota of Ruston.

Malone’s business partner, Andy Madsen, confirmed the potential change. He says Malone is working with Gulf States Toyota to become an approved dealership.

Malone also owns three car dealerships in Utah.