Lessons in sport: Did you recognize Pistol Pete Maravich’s floppy socks?

Lessons in sport: Did you recognize Pistol Pete Maravich’s floppy socks?

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Pete Maravich As Seen On Lessons In Sport

How good are you at deciphering visual sports puzzles? Instagram user @lessonsinsport renders stark graphics that hint at legendary sports figures and events (like the image to the left which recalls Pistol Pete Maravich’s saggy socks).

See if you can figure out each athlete, team or event portrayed in the images following the video… the answers are listed at the end of the post. Then be sure to check out Lessons In Sports for an ever growing collection of the minimalist artworks.

Speaking of Maravich, which shooting guard among today’s crop of NBA stars do you think most closely mirrors his game? Or is it point guards like Steph Curry and Kyrie Irving that come closest…

LESSON ONE: THROWIN’ DONUTS

Bartolo Colon As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON TWO: STRANDED

Darelle Revis As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON THREE: MAD HATTER

Mario Lemieux As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON FOUR: CHOMPIN’ COTTON


Jerry Tarkanian (RIP) As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON FIVE: MAGIC ON ICE

Pavel Datsyuk As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON SIX: STICKY FINGER

Odell Beckham Jr. As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON SEVEN: RETRO HOOPS

ABA As Seen On Lessons In Sport

LESSON EIGHT: WEAPONS OF WAR

Brown Bomber As Seen On Lessons In Sport

ANSWERS

Lesson One: Bartolo Colon’s scoreless inning streak (donuts) for NY Mets ; Lesson Two: Revis Island, as in shutdown cornerback Darrelle Revis; Lesson Three: Former Pittsburgh Penguins star “Super” Mario Lemieux; Lesson Four: Towel-biting UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian; Lesson Five: Puck on a string magic of Pavel Datsyuk; Lesson Six: The catch by NY Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.; Lesson Seven: ABA (American Basketball Association); Lesson Eight: Joe Louis, “The Brown Bomber”.

2018-12-01T13:01:45+00:00 December 1st, 2018|

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