>> Remembering Pete Maravich 25 Years After His Death

“Pistol Pete” died of a heart defect 25 years ago at age 40. John Roach writes about the legend and former LSU great on NOLA.com.

In an era when legendary UCLA coach John Wooden would start each season showing his players how to properly put on their socks, Maravich was knocking them right off with leaping between-the-legs fastbreak passes, fadeaway jumpers from the deepest corners, and unheard-of, no-look, behind-the-head passes that left defenders cork-screwing themselves into the floor.

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