NBA Basketball Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about NBA basketball?
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Last updated: October 29, 2020
First submittedJanuary 22, 2019
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1. Why are the Los Angeles Lakers called the Lakers?
Their first arena was on a lake
Their founder was named Lake
They originally came from Minnesota, the "Land of 10,000 Lakes"
No one knows
2. What is depicted on the logo of the Golden State Warriors?
A basketball
A bridge
A city skyline
A spearhead
3. Who was the shortest player to win an MVP?
Allen Iverson
Charles Barkley
Spud Webb
Steve Nash
Allen Iverson was listed at 6'0"
4. What was the "process" of 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie?
Looking for players in Europe
Only drafting excellent 3 point shooters
Signing veteran leaders
Tanking for several years in a row
5. What is the record for the highest scoring average in a single-season, set by Wilt Chamberlain in 1961-1962?
35.4 ppg
44.4 ppg
50.4 ppg
6. Why did Wilt Chamberlain have his best free throw shooting percentage that season?
He jumped from the free throw line and did a finger roll
He saw a sports psychologist
He shot his free throws granny-style
His free throw percentage was still only 61%
7. About what percent of NBA players are black, as of 2015?
25
50
75
95
8. Who won more championships, Kobe or Shaq?
Kobe
Shaq
They are tied
Kobe won 5, Shaq won 4
9. What country is Manu Ginóbili from?
Argentina
France
Italy
United States
10. What is the record for most regular season wins, set by the Golden State Warriors in 2015–16?
50
69
73
82
But they lost in the Finals to Lebron James and the Cavaliers, blowing a 3-1 series lead
11. When Kevin Durant won the MVP award in 2014, he said someone else was "da real MVP". Who was it?
Barack Obama
His mom
Lebron James
Russell Westbrook
12. Which of the following is NOT a nickname of Vince Carter?
Air Canada
Half-Man, Half-Amazing
Jurassic Park
Vinsanity
"Jurassic Park" is a nickname of Maple Leaf Square where Toronto Raptors games are sometimes shown on a big screen
13. Has Steph Curry ever dunked in a game?
Yes
No
He has dunked 25 times, believe it or not
14. What team used to be the Seattle Supersonics?
Oklahoma City Thunder
Orlando Magic
Phoenix Suns
San Antonio Spurs
15. Which of the following was never a teammate of Michael Jordan?
Dennis Rodman
Grant Hill
Steve Kerr
Toni Kukoč
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Level 81
Jan 25, 2019
Guessed them all as I know nothing about basketball. Got 8 questions right, among which were the 3 least guessed. On the other hand, missed 2 of the top 3 most guessed.
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Level 48
Aug 6, 2019
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Level 34
Jan 29, 2019
Question #15 is a bit misleading as Jordan teamed up with Hill in three all-star games. Fun quiz though!
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Level 71
Jan 30, 2019
This is a truly artful nitpick. Hats off to you!
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Level 19
Apr 10, 2019
Wilt did jump from the free throw line and do a finger roll in games tho
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Level ∞
Jul 10, 2019
Yeah, that's not a legal free throw.
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Level 17
Jun 4, 2020
was back then, not now
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Level ∞
Oct 29, 2020
Don't think so. Prove it with video.
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Level 48
Aug 6, 2019
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Level 17
Jun 4, 2020
vince carter was never vinsanity
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Level ∞
Oct 29, 2020
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Carter
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Level 17
Feb 12, 2021
I got 13/15 guessed on the wilt free throw question and dint know vince was called vinsainty