Pete Maravich - Quotes

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There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life. ---->>>

I don't want to play 10 years and then die of a heart attack when I'm 40. ---->>>

They don't pay you a million dollars for two-hand chest passes. ---->>>

I lived my life one way for 35 years, for me. And then the focus came in on what I really was. ---->>>

Shooting is nothing. Anybody can shoot. The big charge is putting on a show for the crowd. ---->>>

I accomplished what I set out to do, but I lost my discipline and my career. ---->>>

It's hard when your father's the coach. Sometimes you don't know where one leaves off and the other begins. ---->>>

My life had no meaning at all. I found only brief interludes of satisfaction. It was like my whole life had been about my whole basketball career. ---->>>

I got by on talent. That was my fatal mistake. ---->>>

Most of my career was negative. ---->>>

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. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-22, 1947
Die: 01-05, 1988
Occupation: Athlete

Peter Press "Pistol Pete" Maravich (June 22, 1947 – January 5, 1988) was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, and raised in the Carolinas. Maravich starred in college at Louisiana State University (LSU) and played for three NBA teams until injuries forced his retirement in 1980 (wikipedia)