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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: November 5, 2019
First submittedNovember 5, 2019
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Year
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Answer
2019
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
2018
This player misses nearly an entire season with a mysterious injury and then
is traded to the Raptors
Kawhi Leonard
2017
This player averages a triple-double for an entire NBA season
Russell Westbrook
2016
This superstar starts his "next chapter" by signing with the Warriors
Kevin Durant
2015
This first-year coach leads the Warriors to a championship
Steve Kerr
2014
This coach wins his 5th NBA championship
Gregg Popovich
2013
This point guard sets a record for most 3-pointers in a season
Stephen Curry
2012
Madison Square Garden goes "insane" over this player
Jeremy Lin
2011
This injury-plagued star becomes the youngest player to win an MVP award
Derrick Rose
2010
This player takes his talents to South Beach
LeBron James
2009
This finger-waving Congolese player retires after 18 seasons
Dikembe Mutombo
2008
This team moves to Oklahoma City
Seattle SuperSonics
2007
This player leaves the Timberwolves to join the Celtics
Kevin Garnett
2006
This player scores 81 points in a single game
Kobe Bryant
2005
This Canadian wins the first of two MVP awards
Steve Nash
2004
This scrappy team dominates the star-studded Lakers in the NBA finals
Detroit Pistons
2003
This player retires for the 3rd and final time
Michael Jordan
2002
This team win its 3rd consecutive NBA championship
Los Angeles Lakers
2001
This hot-headed player sets a single-season record with 41 technical fouls
Rasheed Wallace
2000
This player wins the dunk contest in one of the greatest performances ever
Vince Carter
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level 60
Nov 5, 2019
Yikes. An average of 100% on every answer so far....
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level 50
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. :(
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level 74
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.
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level 62
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.
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level 21
Nov 28, 2019
You can also say NBA basketball player by year in the 21st century.
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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
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