The basketball player Pete Maravich died at the age of 40. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Legendary crafty and dazzling point guard known as “Pistol Pete,” who averaged 44.2 points per game at LSU and became the all-time leading scorer in college basketball history. In the NBA, he was a 5-time All-Star and the 1977 NBA scoring champion as a member of the New Orleans Jazz.
He had two sons, Jaeson and Josh, with his wife Jackie.
“Shooting is nothing. Anybody can shoot. The big charge is putting on a show for the crowd.” (Pete Maravich)
“I lived my life one way for 35 years, for me. And then the focus came in on what I really was.” (Pete Maravich)
“I don’t want to play 10 years and then die of a heart attack when I’m 40.” (Pete Maravich)
“I got by on talent. That was my fatal mistake.” (Pete Maravich)
“When I arrived, I felt the spotlight shining brightly on me, and I knew the sharks were ready to strike if I did not pan out and prove myself to be the showman and the player the college ranks had labeled me to be.” (Pete Maravich)