Basketball Guards lead the charge down the court. Guards often call the plays and direct the rest of the team. Guard greats included Jordan, Magic, Gervin, Robertson and Stockton.
When Pete Maravich was at the top of his game he was smoking out an outrageous 50-points a night. He retired in 1980 and completely withdrew from the public spotlight. He died at the age of 40 in 1988. Read more about the rise and fall of Pete Maravich.