Pete Maravich facts for kids
Maravich in 1970
June 22, 1947|
|Died||January 5, 1988
|High school||Daniel (Central, South Carolina)
Broughton (Raleigh, North Carolina)
Edwards Military Institute
(Salemburg, North Carolina)
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||197 lb (89 kg)|
|NBA Draft||1970 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|1974–1980||New Orleans / Utah Jazz|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Points||15,948 (24.2 ppg)|
|Rebounds||2,747 (4.2 rpg)|
|Assists||3,563 (5.4 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Pete Maravich (June 22, 1947 - January 5, 1988), also known as "Pistol Pete" Maravich, was an American basketball player. He played for Lousisana State University and averaged 44.2 points per game. That is the highest average ever in the history of college basketball. Then Maravich played for ten seasons in the NBA. He played for the Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Jazz, Utah Jazz, and the Boston Celtics.
He was known for his great dribbling, passing and shooting abilitites. Maravich died on January 5,1988.
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