NBA Basketball Analogies

Can you fill the blanks in these analogies about NBA basketball?
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Last updated: January 7, 2021
First submittedSeptember 23, 2013
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Miami is to Heat
Toronto is to Raptors
Parker is to France
Ginobili is to Argentina
Lakers are to Showtime
Pistons are to Bad Boys
Bobcats are to Hornets
Bullets are to Wizards
Curry is to Thompson
Jordan is to Pippen
Sam Bowie is to
Michael Jordan
Darko Miličić is to
Carmelo Anthony
Lebron James is to
Akron
Larry Bird is to
French Lick
Hakeem is to Dream
Clyde is to Glide
Mureșan is to Tall
Bogues is to Short
100 is to Wilt
81 is to Kobe
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Brow is to Davis
Beard is to Harden
Michael is to Space Jam
Shaquille is to Kazaam
Magic Johnson is to
Los Angeles
Isiah Thomas is to
Detroit
Dikembe is to Finger Wag
Kareem is to Skyhook
Vancouver is to Memphis
Seattle is to Oklahoma City
Lakers are to Staples
Bulls are to United
Larry Johnson is to
Grandmama
Kyrie Irving is to
Uncle Drew
Lonzo is to LaMelo
Pau is to Marc
Ballmer is to Clippers
Cuban is to Mavericks
Worm is to Rodman
Mamba is to Bryant
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Level 81
May 23, 2016
I got 7 of these but only 0 points. :(
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Level 62
May 23, 2016
Great quz!
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Level 14
Aug 10, 2016
i had trouble only because of how the quizmaster accepted the words. id like to see Muggsy be acceptable for Bogues
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Level 37
May 24, 2017
No because the analogy said Muresean which is Gheorge's last name. Therefore you need Mugsy's last name.
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Level 80
Jan 24, 2017
Based on the titles, I didn't know it would be about team names and players. So I only got 3. I would have done better if it was general basketball terms.
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Level 27
May 17, 2017
13/20 can anyone stop me????
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Level 59
Nov 29, 2017
20/20 with 2:05 left.
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Level 26
Dec 30, 2017
This is a really good quiz. I'd love to play more of these
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Level 89
Jan 7, 2021
Put Flat Earth for Kyrie at first...
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Level 83
Jan 7, 2021
World B Flat
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Level 83
Jan 7, 2021
Kinda feels like a better analogy for the Bowie/Jordan selection would be Odom/Durant.
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Level 73
Jan 7, 2021
Nah, I think the current one fits better.
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Level 86
Jan 8, 2021
It's a weird analogy, to be sure. Bowie was chosen between a Hall of Famer (Olajuwon) at No. 1 and the best player of all time (MJ) at No. 3. Milicic was chosen between probably the best challenger for best player of all time (Lebron) at No. 1 and... Carmelo Anthony. All due respect to the guy for bringing Jim Boeheim his only NCAA championship, but his NBA career doesn't bear comparison to Jordan, Olajuwon, or James.