Before there was Hack-A-Shaq, there was Hack-A-Maravich. It wasn't nearly as catchy as Hack-A-Shaq and it turns out that it wasn't as effective either. On this date in 1969, the Oregon State Beavers decided that they would get physical with LSU's "Pistol" Pete Maravich. In a dirty game filled with personal and technical fouls, Maravich set the NCAA Division I free throw record, making 30-of-31 attempts on his way to 46 points. Pistol Pete and the Tigers won, 76-68.
If you have a great blog piece that you think we should feature next week, then send it to me at HoopsLinks@gmail.com. Here's this week's look around the blogosphere..
- Know Hitter attempts to make sense of the Suns.
- Bucksketball doesn't envision Brandon Jennings getting traded.
- NBA 24 7 365 is impressed with the Knicks' double pick-and-roll.
- The NBA Geek wonders if O.J. Mayo is really the most improved player in the NBA.
- The Basketball Post writes that the Thunder are about to be tested in the post-Harden era.
- Wages of Wins revists the NBA's all-time leading scorers.
- Red94 talks Greg Smith.
- SLC Dunk says size equals more money.
- Hardwood Paroxysm builds a win share hall of fame.
- Blog A Bull wonders if Chicago will be buying or selling.
- Bright Side Of The Sun has trade ideas.
- Rufus On Fire examines Kemba Walker.
- Hoops Addict looks at the woeful Wizards.
- The Brooklyn Game looks at the Nets' systemic problems.
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