The Atlanta Hawks are planning to raise another jersey into the rafters at Philips Arena. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Chris Vivlamore reports that the team is planning to retire Pete Maravich’s No. 44.
The Hawks will retire the uniform number of Pete Maravich, according to a person familiar with the situation.
A date and details of when the No. 44 will be raised to the rafters of Philips Arena have not been finalized.
Details and the date of the event are still unknown. The team retired Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55 jersey last season. Other players to have their jersey retired by the Hawks include Bob Petit, Lou Hudson and Dominique Wilkins.
Maravich spent four seasons form 1970-74 in Atlanta and appeared in 302 games with the Hawks. He averaged 24.3 points and 5.6 assists per game during his time in Atlanta. Maravich appeared in 658 games while averaging 24.2 points per game in his career.