Pete Maravich

United States

Basketball

B: June 22, 1947
D: January 5, 1988

Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame

"Pistol Pete" set N.C.A.A. records at Louisiana State University with 3,667 career points and an average of 44.2 points per game. Both records still stand. Maravich played for the Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Jazz in the N.B.A., leading the league in scoring in 1976-'77. Maravich was a five-time NBA All-Star and was selected All-NBA First Team in 1976 and '77. A leg injury in 1978 and a descent into alcoholism led to his early retirement in 1980. He was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1986. Maravich died of a heart attack stemming from an undetected congenital heart condition while playing a pickup basketball game in Pasadena, California. Maravich was forty years old.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1975 Preliminary 1
9
10
$1,000
Bowling
1976 Preliminary 1
5
27
$2,700
Bowling
1982 Preliminary 2
2
36
$8,600
Tennis, Golf
TOTALS
73
$12,300
4

PERSONAL BESTS
Tennis
2nd
1976 Preliminary 1
Swimming - 100 Meters
1:30.03
1976 Preliminary 1
Bowling

178

1976 Preliminary 1
Rowing
50.79
1976 Preliminary 1
Baseball Hit
12
1976 Preliminary 1
Half Mile Run
2:32.85
1976 Preliminary 1
Points Scored

27

1976 Preliminary 1


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