#TBT Sports Blog: Remembering Pistol Pete Maravich

March Madness ranks as the highlight of the season for every college basketball player.

However, not every great basketball player has participated in this incredible annual event.

NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James chose to skip college and jump right into the NBA after high school.

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NBA All-Star Weekend in Louisiana: Remembering Pistol Pete Maravich

With the NBA all-star game being held in New Orleans this weekend, much is being written about the State of Louisiana’s greatest basketball player ever.

Known simply by one name, Pistol, the late Pete Maravich still entertains basketball fans who fawn over his dazzling shooting, ball handling and passing skills on You Tube highlight reels.

In addition to the splendid piece called Name of the Father written yesterday by Shaun Powell in Sports on Earth, allow me to share an excerpt from my book NCAA Basketball Favorites about college basketball’s all-time leader scorer Pistol Pete Maravich.

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