A story about the great basketball player "Pistol" Pete Maravich when he was in the eighth grade. He plays on the varsity basketball team at Daniel High School but has some very difficult obstacles standing in his way of playing. The only support he has is from his father, retired basketball pro Press Maravich. Written by
The story behind the life of one of the greatest basketball players of all time.
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Did You Know?
The basketball goal used by Pete (Adam Guier) is hanging inside the historic Ponchatoula Country Market in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, where the movie was filmed. The market is located inside a historic train depot built in the 19th century. See more
A package of Marlboro "Light" cigarettes is clearly visible in the pocket of young Pete's father. That product would not be introduced for years. See more
[Giving his report on his dream to the class
My dream is to get a college scholarship to play basketball.
And I'm gonna be the man to make a million dollars playing pro basketball.
[Class laughs agian
Also I wanna play on a championship team and get a big ring that says I was one of the greatest basketball players of all time.
[Class laughs again and he hands it to the teacher
You Are My Destiny
Performed by Carl Shillo
Written by Carl Shillo and Brian MacDonald
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