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Published on December 20th, 2010 | by Yellow Magpie

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‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich Quotes: The Game Of Life And Basketball

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‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich Quotes

Here are some of the best ‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich quotes.

‘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.’

‘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.’

‘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.’

‘We’re all doing things he did first.’ – Steve Nash.

Pistol Pete Maravich Quotes Playing For The New Orleans Jazz

‘(Oscar) Robertson was the best guard I ever played against. Jerry West was the best I ever played with. And Pete is the best I’ve ever seen.’ – Elgin Baylor.

‘He was the greatest ball handler I’ve ever seen in my life. He could do things with the basketball that were unbelievable.’ – Rick Barry.

‘Like a master chess player, Pete Maravich saw things that nobody else did.’ – Bill Walton

‘I don’t want to play 10 years and then die of a heart attack when I’m 40.’

You may wish to read some remarkable facts and more ‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich quotes from NBA.Com

Check out Yellow Magpie’s Pistol Pete Maravich: The Ultimate Showman And Basketball’s First Star for a more a more detailed look at this incredible player.

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