NBA Basketball Records Quiz

Can you name the players who set these memorable NBA records?
Through 2020–21
Slam dunk records only go back to 1996
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Last updated: July 21, 2021
First submittedSeptember 17, 2012
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Record
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When
Player
Season scoring average
50.36
1961–62
Wilt Chamberlain
Career scoring average
30.12
1984–2003
Michael Jordan
Career assists
15,806
1985–2003
John Stockton
Career assists per game
11.19
1980–1996
Magic Johnson
Technical fouls in a season
41
2000–01
Rasheed Wallace
Career points
38,387
1970–1989
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Career playoff points
7,631
2004–
LeBron James
Career blocks
3,830
1985–2002
Hakeem Olajuwon
Most dunk contest wins
3
2006–2010
Nate Robinson
Career triple doubles
184
2009–
Russell Westbrook
Most 50-40-90 seasons
4
2005–2010
Steve Nash
Seasons played
22
1998–2020
Vince Carter
Career slam dunks *
2,910
2004–
Dwight Howard
Shortest player
5'3"
1987–2001
Muggsy Bogues
Tallest player
7'7"
1993–2000
Gheorghe Muresan
Shortest MVP
6'0"
2001
Allen Iverson
Career 3-point %
45.4%
1989–2003
Steve Kerr
Season 3-point %
53.6%
2009–10
Kyle Korver
Career 3-pointers made
2,973
1997–2014
Ray Allen
Season 3-pointers made
402
2015–16
Stephen Curry
Most titles - player
11
1957–1969
Bill Russell
Most titles - coach
11
1991–2010
Phil Jackson
Points in one game since 1963
81
2006
Kobe Bryant
Most team wins in a season
73
2015–16
Golden State Warriors
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Level ∞
Sep 17, 2012
Updated and expanded!

Note: Gheorghe Muresan was slightly taller than Manute Bol.

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Level 22
Apr 22, 2013
slightly more difficult to spell too
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Level 60
Nov 6, 2017
really? because they're both listed at 7'7". you should really accept both.
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Level 48
Aug 6, 2019
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Level 56
Dec 8, 2013
How is Kobe Bryant the correct answer to Points (game, 1963)? Wilt Chamberlain holds the single game record with 100 points.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Basketball_Association_players_with_most_points_in_a_game

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Level 25
Nov 1, 2018
It says since 1963, Wilt did it in 1962
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Level 14
Jan 27, 2014
tough quiz. took me an hour to complete. (i stopped the timer) #more time?
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Level 69
Apr 23, 2014
It depends if it's your thing or not. I finished it with 4:09 remaining :-)
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Level 29
May 21, 2015
I thought of ever known three point shooter except for Ray. I thought of Korver, Curry, Bird, and Miller and completely forgot about Ray. Maybe its because he didnt play this season
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Level 24
Nov 2, 2016
Sad that only 76 percent of people knew Warriors won 73 games this season. See my name?
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Level 27
Feb 13, 2017
dont let that distract you from the fact that the Warriors won 73 games only to lose a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals
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Level 58
Oct 12, 2020
Because the refs and Lebron cheated. The League wanted Lebron to win a title in Cleveland.

With Green not suspended, the Warriors win.

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Level 43
Dec 9, 2020
ah a LeBron hater in their wild habitat what a beauty
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Level 43
Dec 9, 2020
Pokemon didnt mention lebron or the refs lol
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Level 66
Mar 19, 2021
I thought of them, but didn't use it. I thought it was a players only quiz so I tried listing the Warrior players' names that I knew.
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Level 16
Jun 5, 2020
technically phil jackson has 13 rings from when he won 2 with the knicks, no one remembers that? just me?
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Level 85
Oct 12, 2020
They don't count as coaching wins. There are two different questions: one for most as a player and one for most as a coach.
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Level 58
Oct 12, 2020
Yes, you are the only one. We know about Reed, Frasier, Monroe, Barnett, Debusschere, Cazzie, Bradley, Monroe, and Bibby. But who the heck is Fil Jaxon?
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Level 67
Sep 17, 2020
Loved that Manute Bol and Bogues photo, iconic.
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Level 66
Mar 19, 2021
You forgot the most important record of all: the only player to run into the stands and start an all-out rumble between the players and fans. Ron Artest, you legend.
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Level 63
Mar 19, 2021
Phil Jackson is from North Dakota. I feel obliged to point this out because there aren't many famous people from North Dakota.
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Level 75
Mar 19, 2021
"Name the *players* who set these memorable NBA records."

The Warriors are a player?

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Level 43
Jun 24, 2021
Has to be updated now that Westbrook holds the all time record for triple doubles
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Level ∞
Jul 21, 2021
Updated.