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NBA Trivia Questions and Answers

After deciding not to name itself after NBA player Mookie Blaylock, what grunge band titled its first album after his number 10?
A: Pearl Jam.

What is the name of the NBA player who challenged Godzilla to a game of one-on-one in a Nike ad?
A: Charles Barkley.

If an NBA player has received the Maurice Podoloff Trophy he is deemed the what?
A: The most valuable player.

In bounces, what is the average life of an official NBA basket ball?
A: 10,000 according the Spalding.

Who appeared on the covers on Time, Newsweek, U.S. News and Sports Illustrated magazines when he returned to the NBA in 1996?
A: Magic Johnson.

The NBA Coach of the Year trophy is named after who?
A: Red Auerbach.

What NBA player set a record for the most points in a season in 1961-1962?
A: Wilt Chamberlain.

 

What were Karl Malone and Dennis Rodman, NBA stars, hyped as for a WCW wrestling match?
A: The Mauler" and "Rodzilla".

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's NBA record for games played was surpassed by what former Celtics center?
A: Robert Parish.

Which NBA basketball star said Bob Dole was as old as his grandma, further stating " I don't want her to be president either"?
A: Charles Barkley.

Mr. Blackwell's list was topped by what NBA star in 1996?
A: Dennis Rodman.

What NBA star claimed he was misquoted in his own autobiography, Outrageous?
A: Charles Barkley.

What jersey numbers did the Boston Celtics retire in the 1990s?
A: Jersey numbers 3,33,32, and 35.

What did Magic Johnson do for the third time on May 14, 1996?
A: Retire.

 

In 1994, what NBA team failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 1976?
A: The L.A. Lakers.

How many all star teams has Kareem Abdul-Jabbar been named to?
A: 19.

In the 1972-1973 season, who netted an NBA record 72.7 field goal percentage?
A: Wilt Chamberlain.

Larry Bird was first named NBA's MVP in what year?
A: 1984.

The Boston Celtics won the NBA champions how many times between 1957 and 1969?
A: 11.

The Chicago Bulls beat what team to win their first NBA Championship between 1957 and 1969?
A: The Los Angeles Lakers.

What NBA team did Cheryl Miller's brother Reggie lay for?
A: Indiana Pacers.

 

Who did the Celtics draft between won-lost seasons of 29-53 and 61-21?
A: Larry Bird.

Which NBA team was the first to beat the Boston Celtics in 12 straight games in 1995?
A: The New York Knicks.

What is the name of the facility where the Orlando Magic play their home games?
A: The O-rena.

Who became the NBA's most winning coach ever on January 6, 1995?
A: Lenny Wilkins.

Which NBA player shot a record 28,307 field goals in regular season games?
A: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

What was the name of the Atlanta Hawks when they started out in 1948?
A: The Tri-Cities Blackhawks.