• Tall Tales and Short Shorts: Dr. J, Pistol Pete, and the Birth of the Modern NBA (Sports Icons and Issues in Popular Culture)

    In basketball, just as in American culture, the 1970s were imperfect. But it was a vitally important time in the development of the nation and of the National Basketball Association. During this decade Americans suffered through the war in Vietnam and Nixon’s Watergate cover-up (not to mention disco music and leisure suits) while the NBA weathered the arrival of free agency and charges that its players were “too black.” Despite this turmoil, or perhaps because of it, the NBA evolved into a cultural phenomenon.Tall Tales and Short Shorts: Dr. J, Pistol Pete, and the Birth of the Modern NBA traces the evolution of the NBA from the retirement of Bill Russell in 1969 to the arrival of Larry Bird and Magic Johnson ten years later. Sandwiched between the youthful league of the sixties and its mature successor in the eighties, this book reveals the awkward teenage years of the NBA in the seventies. It examines the many controversies that plagued the league during this time, including illicit drug use, on-court violence, and escalating player salaries. Yet even as attendance dwindled and networks relegated playoff games to tape-delayed, late-night broadcasts, fans still pulled on floppy gray socks like “Pistol Pete” Maravich, emulated Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s sweeping skyhook, a...

    • ASIN: 144227767X

  • PETE MARAVICH Game Used Memorabilia (Photo & Game Worn Wristband)

    NBA Hall of Famer "Pistol Pete" Maravich was a spectacular showman who helped open up the game of basketball in the 1970s. One of the NBA's 50 Greatest players, Pete played 10 productive seasons in the NBA, earning five trips to the NBA All-Star Game and one league scoring title. Rare indeed is the chance to have a piece of Game Used memorabilia from Pete Maravich without spending thousands of dollars...Until Now!! A&R Collectibles is pleased to offer this Exclusive Limited Edition that includes an 8x10 action shot matted and framed with an actual piece of wristband worn during the 1974 NBA season. Highland Mint certificate of authenticity is provided (affixed to the back of the framing) displaying the wristbands in their entirety. Overall size 13x16. An Individually Numbered Limited Edition of ONLY 50.

    • ASIN: B00G3J0VOC

  • Pete Maravich New Orleans Jazz NBA Action Photo (Size: 8" x 10")

    This officially licensed 8x10 color photo pictures Pete Maravich of the New Orleans Jazz. Official NBA and NBPA logos as well as a sequentially numbered official licensing Hologram appear upon photograph. This is not a mass produced copy. It was made in a custom photographic lab, not on a printing press.

    • Brand: NBA
    • ASIN: B00UP4MHZW
    • UPC: 742427876027

  • D9488 Pistol Pete Maravich 44 NBA BW Retro 32x24 Print POSTER

    BRAND NEW STUNNING POSTER, GREAT AS A GIFT, SOUVENIR OR FOR COLLECTION!

    • ASIN: B00CRCY5B4

  • McFarlane Toys NBA Sports Picks Legends Series 1 Action Figure Pete Maravich (New Orleans Jazz)

    Whos the best player in the history of college basketball Pistol Pete Maravich owns three of the five best yearly scoring averages in NCAA history and likely would have more if he had been allowed to play with Louisiana States varsity his freshman year. Maravich played 10 years in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks, the New Orleans/Utah Jazz and the Boston Celtics. He led the league in scoring in 1977 and played on five straight NBA AllStar teams but his legend is strongest in the Southeast Conference, where "Pistol Pete" left crowds cheering, defenses failing and records falling.

    • Brand: McFarlane
    • ASIN: B00065IRZY
    • UPC: 787551703306

  • Mitchell & Ness Pistol Pete Maravich New Orleans Jazz NBA Throwback Jersey (Small)

    Inspired by the jerseys worn by the legends of the NBA, this Hardwood Classic Swingman jersey is constructed to resemble the way the players wore his jersey during his career with the team. Whether it’s playing an evening pickup game or wearing to your favorite team’s next matchup, this jersey is crafted with a wearable everyday fit, featuring screen-printed twill embellishments and a mesh body for breathability throughout activity. This jersey is sized for men; women may need to size down accordingly based on length and fit. 100% poly mesh basketball tank Single layer printed twill to simulate multi layer effect Officially Licensed by NBA

    • Color: Purple
    • Brand: Mitchell & Ness
    • ASIN: B07B6V3FC5
    • UPC: 191686089400

  • Autographed Pete Maravich Photo - Cut Facsimile Reprint Framed 8x10 - Autographed NBA Photos

    PETE MARAVICH Autographed Cut Signature Facsimile Reprint Framed 8x10 Photo. All signed items come fully certified with a certificate of authenticity from an approved SportsMemorabilia vendor and are backed by the SportsMemorabilia authenticity guarantee. Unsigned items do not require certification. Pete Maravich memorabilia. New Orleans Jazz memorabilia

    • Brand: Sports Memorabilia
    • ASIN: B07FPQX14S

  • Pistal Pete Maravich-The Basketball Legend

    Peter "Pistol Pete" Press Maravich was an American professional basketball player. He was born and raised in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

    • ASIN: B00GOKN1AG