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  NBA.com: Pete Maravich Bio
Maravich was born on June 22, 1947, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.
Maravich averaged 26.2 ppg during the postseason as the Hawks bowed to Boston in the conference semifinals for a second straight year.
Maravich was a notorious long-range bomber during his career, but until now he had never played in a league, college or pro, that used the three-point shot.
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  Pete Maravich
Pete Maravich (1947-1988), known in the basketball world as Pistol Pete, was an NBA player who played for 4 teams in the NBA.
Maravich led a relatively quiet life as a retired basketball player and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987.
Maravich was a 24.4 points per game scorer in his NBA career, scoring 15,948 points in 688 games.
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 Pete "Pistol Pete" Maravich (1947-1988)
Basketball player Pete Maravich's showmanship and style earned him the nickname "Pistol Pete." In the first of his four seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, he was named to the National Basketball Association's (NBA) All-Rookie Team.
Born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Pete Press Maravich was the son of Helen and Press Maravich, a former National Basketball League and Basketball Association of America guard and college coach.
Maravich and his family moved to rural Louisiana, where he held basketball clinics, made instructional basketball videos, and worked occasionally as a commentator.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/ArticlePrintable.jsp?id=h-732   (550 words)

  
 Pete Maravich Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Perhaps the greatest creative offensive talent in history, Maravich's offensive repertoire was endless: He could dazzle with Harlem Globetrotter-like dribbling, toss a no-look pass with pinpoint accuracy or sink a fall-away jumper with two defenders draped on him.
After spending four seasons in Atlanta, Maravich was traded to the New Orleans Jazz where he peaked as an NBA showman and superstar.
Maravich finished his career with the Utah Jazz and the Boston Celtics in 1980.
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 NBA.com: Pete Maravich Summary
Pete Maravich Hall of Famer "Pistol Pete" Maravich was a spectacular showman who helped open up the game of basketball in the 1970s.
Hall of Famer "Pistol Pete" Maravich was a spectacular showman who helped open up the game of basketball in the 1970s.
Maravich wasn't the first player to dribble behind his back or make a deft between-the-legs pass.
www.nba.com /history/players/maravich_summary.html   (267 words)

  
 PETE MARAVICH
Pete Maravich, a 6'5" shooting guard, was born on June 22, 1947 in Pennsylvania.
It was all in vain; Peter Press Maravich, known to the world as "Pistol Pete," slipped into eternity at 9:42 a.m.
Pete left a deep and lasting impression on me because of his commitment to excellence, his incredible intensity, and his perseverance in the face of constant criticism and nagging problems
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 Wikinfo | Pete Maravich
Pete Maravich (1948-1988), known in the basketball world as Pistol Pete, was an NBA player who played for 3 teams in the NBA.
Born on June 22, 1948 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Pete seemed to marvel his family and friends with his basketball ability since he was little.
Maravich was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987.
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 Amazon.frĀ : Pete Maravich: Magician of the Hardwood: Livres en anglais: Mike Towle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pete Maravich might not have been the greatest basketball player of his generation, but he was unquestionably the most exciting and entertaining.
Maravich first captured the nation’s attention while playing basketball for his father at Louisiana State University, averaging an incredible 44.2 points per game over three years and earning college player-of-the-year honors in 1970.
Maravich’s life is an inspiration for all who love the game of basketball and appreciate the contributions made by one of the best ever to play it.
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 ESPN Classic - Maravich's creative artistry dazzled
The only problem with Pete Maravich was the four other guys; he just didn't relate to the rest of the team.
Peter Press Maravich was born on June 22, 1947 in Aliquippa, Pa. His father Press, who had played professionally for the Pittsburgh Ironmen of the Basketball Association of America and become a coach, began teaching Pete the game when he was seven.
Maravich led the nation in scoring all three of his seasons, averaging 43.8, 44.2 and 44.5 and reaching 50 points 28 times.
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 "Pistol Pete" Maravich's Greatest Game
On March 8, 1969, LSU's Pete Maravich gave what many believe was the greatest individual performance in SEC history.
A standing-room-only crowd of 10,600 filled the Coliseum in anticipation of seeing Maravich, the "LSU Moppet" with the shaggy hair and sagging socks who was as close to a rock star as a basketball player could be in those days.
Maravich scored 11 of the Tigers' 12 points in the second overtime, and he did it with the style and flair that made him famous.
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 In the Name of His Father: The Journey of Pete Maravich’s Son
When Pete Maravich was growing up, he would dribble a basketball out the car window as the family drove into town.
Freshmen were not eligible to play then, but in Pete's three college seasons, from 1967 to 1970, he scored 3,667 points, the modern scoring record in college basketball.
Every afternoon, Pete Maravich took his sons up to the third floor of their house in Covington, La., where they would perform the dribbling and shooting drills Pete had learned from his father.
www.nytimes.com /2004/02/17/sports/ncaabasketball/17MARA.html?ex=1392354000&en=b05e4e15f6eb9dca&ei=5007&partner=USERLAND   (780 words)

  
 SPAWN.COM >> TOYS >> BASKETBALL >> NBA LEGENDS 1 >> P. MARAVICH
"Pistol" Pete Maravich owns three of the five best yearly scoring averages in NCAA history and likely would have more if he had been allowed to play with Louisiana State's varsity his freshman year.
Maravich played 10 years in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks, the New Orleans/Utah Jazz and the Boston Celtics.
He led the league in scoring in 1977 and played on five straight NBA All-Star teams but his legend is strongest in the Southeast Conference, where "Pistol Pete" left crowds cheering, defenses failing and records falling.
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 LSU Campus | More to Pete Maravich than the "Pistol"
The only difference is, the story of Pete Maravich has a bittersweet, rather than tragic, ending thanks to a dedication to something other than basketball.
Pete Maravich would later admit that he was "dedicated, possessed, and obsessed" by basketball.
After graduating LSU in 1970, Maravich was the third player drafted into the National Basketball League (NBA) and made league history when he signed a $1.9 million contract—one of the highest salaries at the time—with the Atlanta Hawks.
www.lsu.edu /highlights/051/maravich.html   (1304 words)

  
 Pete Maravich - Moviefone
Pete Maravich in action with the NBA Atlanta Hawks (circa 1971)...
When Peter Press Maravich stepped onto a basketball court, spectators and opponents had to have a carefully trained eye because "Pistol Pete" rarely...
Hall of Famer "Pistol Pete" Maravich was a spectacular showman who helped open up the game of basketball in the 1970s.
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 Pete Maravich - Biography - Moviefone
Noted basketball player Pete "Pistol" Maravich appeared in one film, Scoring (1980).
During the late '60s, he was the all-time scoring leader of the NCAA and in 1970 when recruited by the Atlanta Hawks, he was the highest-paid player in the NBA.
Pete Maravich - Biography, Birth date, Relationships, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
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 Pete Maravich, pistol pete picture, Pete Maravich Achievements, Pete Maravich Faith
Pete Maravich might be one the greatest creative offensive talent in history, Maravich's offensive skills were endless.
Pete Maravich could dazzle like the Harlem Globetrotter style of dribbling, no-look passes with pinpoint accuracy, or sink a fade-away jumper with two defenders on him.
Pistol Pete is known for his mopping brown hair and floppy gray socks, Maravich scored more points in college than any other layer in history.
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 Pete Maravich Biographies - Books - Review - New York Times
By Wayne Federman and Marshall Terrill in collaboration with Jackie Maravich.
But its labor-of-love enthusiasm is infectious, and it’s essential for Maravich completists, especially for the reassessment of his pro career and for anecdotal feats of basketball wizardry, like his delivering on a boast to hit 100 jumpers from beyond 25 feet without missing two in a row.
Despite the precedent of Bob Cousy’s legerdemain, Maravich’s crowd-pleasing style was identified with that of the urban playground and its fl stars.
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 SPAWN.COM >> TOYS >> BASKETBALL >> NBA LEGENDS 1 >> P. MARAVICH
"Pistol" Pete Maravich owns three of the five best yearly scoring averages in NCAA history and likely would have more if he had been allowed to play with Louisiana State's varsity his freshman year.
Maravich played 10 years in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks, the New Orleans/Utah Jazz and the Boston Celtics.
He led the league in scoring in 1977 and played on five straight NBA All-Star teams but his legend is strongest in the Southeast Conference, where "Pistol Pete" left crowds cheering, defenses failing and records falling.
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 Pete Maravich Video Central   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pete Maravich played about 675 NBA games where he started and I would be happy to see any of them.
Pete dropped 35 points and 14 assists on Oscar Robertson and led the Hawks to a 118-113 victory in front of an SRO crowd at Milwaukee Arena.
There is a list of Pete's 10 Greatest LSU Games (plus some score sheets), info on his pro and college careers, a memory board, great photos, and lots of memorabilia for sale.
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 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Pete "Pistol Pete" Maravich (1947-1988)
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Basketball player Pete Maravich's showmanship and style earned him the nickname "Pistol Pete." In the first of his four seasons with the Atlanta Hawks,
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-732   (648 words)

  
 Simon & Schuster: Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich (Hardcover)
The idea of Pistol Pete continues to resonate with young people today just as powerfully as it did with their fathers.
Maravich was a child prodigy, a prodigal son, his father's ransom in a Faustian bargain, and a Great White Hope.
Press Maravich had been a neglected child trapped in a hellish industrial town, but the game enabled him to blossom.
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 Life of Pistol Pete Maravich Biography
Maravich could do it all on the basketball court.
A three-time All-American at LSU, Maravich still holds a host of NCAA scoring records, including highest average in a season (44.5), highest average per game in a career (44.2), most points scored in a season (1381) and most points scored in a career (3667).
And in an NBA career cut short by injury, he's still in the record books in a number of offensive categories.
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 Pistol Pete Maravich Videos - DVDs and VHS
Press, a naval aviator and former professional basketball player turned coach, began showing Pete the fundamentals of the game when Pete was seven years old.
Named everything from around the world and the space clap to the scrambled egg and the flap jack, these drills improved Pete’s quickness and hand-eye coordination while strengthening his self-confidence.
Being a short 5”2” tall, ninety pound eighth-grader shooting warm-ups with varsity boys who were five years older and ten to fourteen inches taller left him wide open for jeering and laughing comments from the crowd.
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Description: After shattering multiple collegiate records while at LSU, Pistol Pete Maravich signed with the Atlanta Hawks in 1970.
Maravich immediately became a marvel as he wooed spectators with his creativity and athletic ability.
The pizzazz that Maravich displayed on the court took the attention off of the distinct colors of the Hawks uniform.
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 Pete Maravich - Reviews on RateItAll   (Site not responding. Last check: )
pete maravich was obvisously one of the greatest college players of all-time.He has almost every scoring record and many others.
Pete was a prolific scorer, but not the greatest college player.
Maravich was the best scorer in the history of college basketball all without the 3-point shot.
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