Pete Maravich Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 May, 2015
Facts of Pete Maravich
Date of Birth: 1947 , June-22
Age: 73 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Name Pete Maravich
Birth Name Peter Press Maravic
Nick Name Pistol Pete
Father Press Maravich
Mother Helen Maravich
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pennsylvania
Ethnicity White
Profession Basketball Player
Working For NBA League
Net Worth $4.5 million
Weight in KG 89 kg
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Children Josh Maravich
Education Louisiana State University, Needham B. Broughton High School
Awards Not Yet
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His contributions to the game will never be forgotten and his name will always be remembered by the basketball lovers. Pete Maravich was born in the year 1947 on 22nd of June and sadly he passed away in the year 1988 on 5th of January. He was born in a place called Aliquippa which lies in Pennsylvania of United States of America and he passed away in a place called Pasadena which lies in California of United States of America. In his playing days he was a nightmare for his opponents as he used to run past opponents with no fear and with great pace. The names of his parents are Press Maravich and Helen Maravich. He died soon after his father died of cancer.

He went to the Louisiana State University for educational purpose and also played for them. He started his pro career in the year 1970 and played till the year 1980. In his playing days he achieved almost everything and that is why he is still remembered by the basketball lovers and fans. He played for three teams in his career and gave his 100 percent for each of the teams. From the year 1970 to the year 1974 he played for a team called Atlanta Hawks. After that he moved to another very popular team called New Orleans which is also known as Utah Jazz and played for them for a long six years. He started playing for them in the year 1974 and moved to another team in the year 1980. In his final days of his career he played for a team called Boston Celtics. In his whole career he became the part of NBA All-Star team for a whooping five times and it was in the years 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978 and the last time in the year 1979. He also became of the pat of All-NBA First Team twice and it was in the year 1976 and 1977.  

He was married to a woman called Jackie and he had two children in his living days. The names of his children are Josh and Jaeson. His children were very small when he passed away. It does not seem like he was having any extra marital affair during his living days as he was committed to his wife. His relationship with his wife was going fine. However his wife did not let his children attend his funeral as she was committed to take her children away from unnecessary media attentions which could be harmful for the children of such a young ages.

It does not seem like he ever uses social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. A lot of information on him and his interesting biography can be grabbed from wiki sites like Wikipedia and IMDb. He was a tall man as he had a height of 6 feet 5 inches.

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