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NBA Basketball Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about NBA basketball?
Last updated: January 22, 2019
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1. Why are the Los Angeles Lakers called the Lakers?
They originally came from Minnesota, the "Land of 10,000 Lakes"
No one knows
Their first arena was on a lake
Their founder was named Lake
2. What is depicted on the logo of the Golden State Warriors?
A bridge
A spearhead
A basketball
A city skyline
3. Who was the shortest player to win an MVP?
Allen Iverson
Steve Nash
Charles Barkley
Spud Webb
Allen Iverson was listed at 6'0"
4. What was the "process" of 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie?
Tanking for several years in a row
Only drafting excellent 3 point shooters
Signing veteran leaders
Looking for players in Europe
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 saw a sports psychologist
He jumped from the free throw line and did a finger roll
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?
8. Who won more championships, Kobe or Shaq?
They are tied
Kobe won 5, Shaq won 4
9. What country is Manu Ginóbili from?
United States
10. What is the record for most regular season wins, set by the Golden State Warriors in 2015-16?
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?
Russell Westbrook
Barack Obama
Lebron James
His mom
12. Which of the following is NOT a nickname of Vince Carter?
Jurassic Park
Air Canada
Half-Man, Half-Amazing
"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?
He has dunked 25 times, believe it or not
14. What team used to be the Seattle Supersonics?
Orlando Magic
San Antonio Spurs
Phoenix Suns
Oklahoma City Thunder
15. Which of the following was never a teammate of Michael Jordan?
Grant Hill
Toni Kukoč
Dennis Rodman
Steve Kerr
level 80
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.
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!
level 71
Jan 30, 2019
This is a truly artful nitpick. Hats off to you!
level 57
Feb 9, 2019
Can you ANSWER these multiple choice questions. You're welcome.
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Feb 9, 2019