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.
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
The opening shot of the movie shows a shot of downtown Clemson with the subtitle "Clemson 1959," but the marquis of the movie theater says "Splendor in the Grass." The movie wouldn't be released until 1961. See more
[after beating Buddy
That's the game, see ya Monday night.
You Are My Destiny
Performed by Carl Shillo
Written by Carl Shillo and Brian MacDonald
Published by Uncle Josh's Song Emporium, Inc. See more