Profession: NBA Guard
Why Famous: Considered perhaps the greatest creative offensive talent in history, he played 10 seasons in the NBA before his career was cut short because of injuries.
- 1976-01-11 NBA player Pete Maravich (27) weds college sweetheart Jackie Elliser in Metairie, Louisiana
- 1969-02-10 LSU Pete Maravich scores 66, despite losing to Tulane 101-94
- 1970-02-02 Pete Maravich becomes 1st to score 3,000 college basketball points
- 1975-02-08 Pete Maravich scores 47 points as the New Orleans Jazz end a 28 game NBA road losing streak with a 106-102 win over the Hawks in Atlanta
- 1977-02-25 New Orleans' Pete Maravich sets NBA record for a guard with 68 pts