NBA Basketball by Year, 2000–present

We give you one question about NBA basketball for every year since 2000. Can you answer them all?
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Last updated: October 11, 2020
First submittedNovember 5, 2019
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This city hosts the "bubble" in which the end of the regular season
and all playoff games are held
The NBA and several of its players rush to apologize to China after
Rockets GM Daryl Morey tweets "Fight for Freedom. Stand with ____ ____."
Hong Kong
This team misses 27 straight 3-pointers in a game 7 conference finals loss
Houston Rockets
This player averages a triple-double for an entire NBA season
Russell Westbrook
This superstar starts his "next chapter" by signing with the Warriors
Kevin Durant
This first-year coach leads the Warriors to a championship
Steve Kerr
This coach wins his 5th NBA championship
Gregg Popovich
This point guard sets a record for most 3-pointers in a season
Stephen Curry
Madison Square Garden goes "insane" over this player
Jeremy Lin
This injury-plagued star becomes the youngest player to win an MVP award
Derrick Rose
This player takes his talents to South Beach
LeBron James
This finger-waving Congolese player retires after 18 seasons
Dikembe Mutombo
This team moves to Oklahoma City
Seattle SuperSonics
This player leaves the Timberwolves to join the Celtics
Kevin Garnett
This player scores 81 points in a single game
Kobe Bryant
This Canadian wins the first of two MVP awards
Steve Nash
This scrappy team dominates the star-studded Lakers in the NBA finals
Detroit Pistons
This player retires for the 3rd and final time
Michael Jordan
This team win its 3rd consecutive NBA championship
Los Angeles Lakers
This hot-headed player sets a single-season record with 41 technical fouls
Rasheed Wallace
This player wins the dunk contest in one of the greatest performances ever
Vince Carter
Level 62
Nov 5, 2019
Yikes. An average of 100% on every answer so far....
Level 49
Nov 7, 2019
I made a quiz exactly like this 2 months ago, some details are the same. I just hope my games could also be played by a lot of users too. :(
Level ∞
Oct 11, 2020
Just an FYI, this quiz used to be combined with the 1970–1999 version and is several years old.
Level 81
Nov 8, 2019
The first one as a guessing game would be hard as to how someone chooses to be offended or puts on a show pretending to be offended.
Level 65
Nov 28, 2019
How could you not include the Malice at the Palace?! Probably the craziest thing ever to happen in the NBA, and definitely the best of the monikers the media has bestowed on events, across all sports, politics, and weather.
Level 27
Nov 28, 2019
You can also say NBA basketball player by year in the 21st century.
Level 62
Nov 28, 2019
When you have too many answers in the same category, it becomes easy to just guess them without actually knowing the trivia
Level 77
Oct 11, 2020
Yeah i just entered some famous players and some teams
Level 76
Oct 23, 2020
"Houston" does not work for the Rockets question about missing all the 3s. Can you update this so Houston will qualify as a correct answer? thanks