Pete Maravich Biography

Peter Press "Pistol Pete" Maravich was an American professional basketball player. He was born and raised in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. Maravich starred in college at Louisiana State University and played for three NBA teams until injuries forced his retirement in 1980. He is still the all-time leading NCAA Division I scorer with 3,667 points scored and an average of 44.2 points per game. All of his accomplishments were achieved before the three-point line was introduced to NCAA basketball and despite being unable to play varsity as a freshman under then-NCAA rules. One of the youngest players ever inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Maravich was cited by the Hall as "perhaps the greatest creative offensive talent in history". In an April 2010 interview, Hall of Fame player John Havlicek said "the best ball-handler of all time was Maravich." Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Pete Maravich
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Basketball player
Ethnicity:
Serbian American
Date of Birth:
June 22, 1947
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
Date of Death:
January 5, 1988
Age at Death:
40
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
Marriages
Pete Maravich Timeline
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