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Summary

Pete Maravich (born as Peter Press Maravich in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, died in Pasadena, California), he is also known as Pistol Pete, was a famous Athlete from USA, who lived between June 22, 1947 and January 5, 1988. He became 40 years old.

Biography

Peter Press Maravich was an American basketball player of Serbian descent. From 1970 to 1980 he played in the U.S. professional league in the NBA Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans and Utah Jazz and Boston Celtics. He was 1.95m tall and played on the position of shooting guard.

Maravich was a spectacular play for his beloved by fans and hated by the coaches. His nickname "Pistol Pete", he owes his excellent throwing distance. During his college years at Louisiana State University (1966-1970) put on record points Maravich, who to this day. In three years he had a scoring average of over 44 points per game. However, his team was never very successful.

The Atlanta Hawks chose him in the draft of 1970 in third place. Following his first season he was appointed to the NBA All-Rookie Team. Maravich was a spectacular in the NBA, but also unsuccessful players. In 1980 he ended his career after he briefly played with Larry Bird for the Celtics. Eight years later he died in a basketball game in a gym in Pasadena of a heart attack. Shortly before his heart attack, asked one of his friends how he is doing. He replied with "I feel wonderful." Shortly before, on 5 May 1987 he had been included in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Later, it was observed to him that he was missing the left coronary artery to the heart. This extremely rare defect usually results in death in infancy. It is assumed that Maravich as "old" could be, because he drove so many sports.

Pete Maravichs jersey number 7 was retired by both the Utah Jazz, as well as by the New Orleans Hornets.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 6 quotes who is written / told by Pete.

Related authors: Larry Bird

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Maravich

Famous quotes by Pete Maravich (6)


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"My life had no meaning at all. I found only brief interludes of satisfaction. It was like my whole life had been about my whole basketball career"
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"It's hard when your father's the coach. Sometimes you don't know where one leaves off and the other begins"
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"I lived my life one way for 35 years, for me. And then the focus came in on what I really was"
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"They don't pay you a million dollars for two-hand chest passes"
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"There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life"
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"I don't want to play 10 years and then die of a heart attack when I'm 40"


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