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Are You A True Basketball Fan? Take This Quiz to Find Out!

Take this quiz to review sports, then dribble through history.

What is the name of this Hall of Famer that is one of Michael Jordan’s college teammates?

Robert Parish

Joe Dumars

Clyde Drexler

James Worthy

James Worthy
James WoJames Worthy and Michael Jordan were members of the North Carolina men’s basketball team that won the national championship in 1982.rthy

This NBA player starred in the film “Kazaam” four years before his NBA Most Valuable Player Award. Who is he?

Michael Jordan

Tim Duncan

Ray Allen

Shaquille O’Neal

Shaquille O’Neal
The film “Kazaam” premiered in 1996. O’Neal received the Most Valuable Player award for the 1999-2000 NBA season.

In which school was Tom Gala named as the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player when his school won the men’s basketball national championship in 1954?

Temple

Ohio State

Michigan

La Salle

La Salle
Tom Gola led LaSalle to a 69-54 men’s basketball national championship game victor over Penn State.

“The Fab Five” attended which school?

Kansas

Arizona

Michigan

Villanova

Michigan
The Fab Five are Jalen Rose, Chris Webber, Ray Jackson, Jimmy King, and Juwan Howard.

What is the name of this franchise that won the 1979 NBA Finals and relocated to Oklahoma City in 2008?

Syracuse Nationals

Seattle Supersonics

Rochester Royals

Vancouver Grizzlies

Seattle Supersonics
The Supersonics moved to Oklahoma City and became the Oklahoma City Thunder.

UNLV

Maryland

Syracuse

North Carolina

North Carolina
Michael Jordan, Tyler Hansbrough, and Sean May played on North Carolina’s men’s basketball team in 1982, 2005, and 2009.

What is the name of the school in which they won the men’s basketball national championship in 1984?

Ohio State

NC State

Georgetown

UCLA

Georgetown
Head coach John Thompson and Patrick Ewing guided Georgetown to a national championship in 1984.

Which NBA player received the Most Valuable Player Award in each of Houston Rocket’s two NBA Finals victories?

Sam Cassel

Kenny Smith

Clyde Drexler

Hakeem Olajuwon

Hakeem Olajuwon
Olajuwon received the NBA Finals Most Valuable Award in 1994 and 1995.

What is the name of this school that won its first four men’s basketball national championships to date in 1999?

Syracuse

Connecticut

Kentucky

Maryland

Connecticut
Connecticut defeated Duke and won its first men’s basketball national championship.

Klay Thompson, Rick Barry, and Tom Gola all won an NBA final playing for what franchise?

Boston Celtics

Philadelphia 76ers

Los Angeles Lakers

Golden State Warriors

Philadelphia 76ers
Gola was a member of the Philadelphia Warriors in 1956, Barry was a member of Golden State Warriors in 1975, and Thompson played on the 2015 and 2017 Golden State Warriors championship teams.

What is the name of the school in which head coach Jim Valvano lead the team to a surprise national title run in 1983?

Villanova

NC State

Kansas

Kentucky

NC State
Valvano guided NC State to a 54-52 upset victory over Houston in the 1983 men’s basketball national championship game.

What is the name of the school in which Carmelo Anthony led in the men’s national basketball championship in 2003?

UCLA

Maryland

Syracuse

USC

Syracuse
Carmelo Anthony was named the Most Outstanding Player at that time.

What is the name of this Hall of Famer who had helped the Washington Bullets win the 1978 NBA Finals?

Dave Bing

Chris Mullin

Mitch Richmond

Elvin Hayes

Elvin Hayes
The Bullets defeated Seattle Supersonics seven times in the 1978 NBA finals.

Who is this Hall of Famer who is currently serving his alma mater as the head men’s basketball coach?

Gary Payton

Reggie Miller

Chris Mullin

David Robinson

Chris Mullin
Chris Mullin became the head basketball coach in 2015 at St. John’s University

What is the name of this school in which Adolph Rupp, Tubby Smith, and John Calipari was the head coach and won the national title?

Kansas

Duke

Kentucky

UCLA

Kentucky
Rupp was the head coach of Kentucky which won four men’s basketball national championships.

In what franchise is Gregg Popovich as coach in which the franchise has five NBA championship teams?

Detriot Pistons

Chicago Bulls

Miami Heat

San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs
Papovich was the head coach of the Spurs in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014.

What is the name of this Hall of Famer that is also known as “The Pearl”?

Alonzo Mourning

Earl Monroe

Dave Bing

Elvin Hayes

Earl Monroe
Earl Monroe was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1990.

What is the name of this Hall of Famer who played for the Utah Jazz for his entire NBA career?

Bernard King

Spencer Haywood

John Stockton

Gail Goodrich

John Stockton
John Stockton played for the Utah Jazz in all of his 19 NBA seasons.

What is the name of the school in which Bob Knight helped them win three men’s basketball national championships?

Notre Dame

Ohio State

Kansas

Indiana

Indiana
Indiana won the national championship in 1976, 1981, and 1987 where Bob Knight was the head coach of the basketball team.

What is the name of this Miami Heat player who received the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award in 2006?

Alonzo Mourning

Shaquille O’Neal

Dwayne Wade

Jayson Willams

Dwayne Wade
Dwayne Wade averaged 34.7 points per game in the 2006 NBA Finals. Miami Heat defeated Dallas Mavericks in six games.

OMG! You lose. You are not a basketball fan.

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Perfect! You’re a certified NBA fan.

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