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New Orleans Jazz Negotiations with Pistol Pete Maravich and Lucy Harris

WWL-TV Collection



Genre: News

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: Circa 1978

Duration: 00:01:51

Subjects: DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY | BASKETBALL | New Orleans Jazz | Maravich, Peter Press "Pistol Pete," 1947- 1988 | Harris, Lusia "Lucy," 1955-


Interview with unidentified man of the New Orleans Jazz Ball Club about renegotiating Pistol Pete Maravich's contract. He states that they must reach a price that is economically fair to Maravich and the Ball Club. He states that the New Orleans Jazz needs additional players which cost money, and improving the Ball Club is important to both the Ball Club and Maravich. He then states his intention to lure Lucy Harris to the New Orleans Jazz. He states that she's the best female basketball player, and mentions her performance during the championships vs LSU. He states that although she's at Delta State now, he intends to extend an invitation.