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Do You Consider Yourself The Best Basketball Player ever? Take This Quiz and Find Out

Think you are a true Basketball expert? Take this basketball quiz to see if you are a true fan.

In which school was Rick Pitino fired in 2017 where he was the school’s head men’s basketball coach?

Providence

Louisville

North Carolina

NC State

Louisville
Pitino served as head men’s basketball coach in Louisville from 2001 until 2017.

Jerry West

Reggie Miller

Wilt Chamberlain

Bill Walton

Reggie Miller
Cheryl was Reggie Miller’s Sister and she was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995.

What is the name of this Hall of Famer who is also known as “Pistol”?

Pete Maravich

Bill Bradley

John Stockton

Larry Bird

Pete Maravich
Maravich was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987.

What is the name of the Hall of Famer who played on championship teams as a member of the Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons?

Dennis Rodman

Dave Debusschere

Elvin Hayes

Scottie Pippen

Dennis Rodman
Rodman helped Detroit Pistons win the NBA Finals in 1989 and 1990. He also helped Chicago Bulls win the NBA finals in 1996, 1997, and 1998.

What is the name of this franchise that won its first NBA title in 2016?

Dallas Mavericks

Cleveland Cavaliers

Golden State Warriors

Miami Heat

Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals.

Yao Ming spent his whole NBA career as a member of which team?

Orlando Magic

Atlanta Hawks

Houston Rockets

Miami Heat

Houston Rockets
Yao Ming played for Houston Rockets from 2002-2011.

What is the name of this Basketball Hall of Famer who played on multiple NBA championship teams with Joe Dumars, Bill Laimbeer, and Dennis Rodman?

Isiah Thomas

Grant Hill

Clyde Drexler

Dominique Wilkins

Isiah Thomas
Thomas, Dumars, Laimbeer, and Rodman played together in the 1989 and 1990 Detiriot Pistons NBA championships.

What team did Bob McAdoo play where he was the only player to win the NBA Most Valuable Player award?

Cincinnati Royals

Philadelphia Warriors

St. Louis Haws

Buffalo Braves

Buffalo Braves
McAdoo was in Buffalo Braves where he received the Most Valuable Player Award for the 1974-75 NBA Season.

What is the name of this Hall of Famer who received the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award twice during his career?

James Worthy

Joe Dumars

Clyde Drexler

Kevin McHale

Kevin McHale
McHale received the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award on 1983 and 1984.

What is the name of this school where Juan Dixon, Chris Wilcox, and Steve Blake were members of its first men’s basketball national championship team?

UCLA

Syracuse

North Carolina

Maryland

Maryland
Dixon, Blake, and Wilcox helped Maryland win its first men’s national basketball championship in 2002.

The Most Valuable Player of 2007, Tony Parker, is a native of which country?

United Kingdom

Belgium

Canada

France

France
Tony Parker was born in Burges, Belgium, but was raised in France where his father was a pro basketball player for much of his career.

Which team did Elvin Hayes, Fred Brown, and Wes Unseld play on which won the 1978 NBA Finals?

Portland Trail Blazers

Atlanta Hawks

Washinton Bullets

Phoenix Suns

Washinton Bullets
The Bullets defeated Seattle Supersonics in seven games; thus winning the 1978 NBA Finals.

What is the name of the school where Nolan Richardson serves as the head men’s basketball coach from 1985-to 2002?

Arkansas

Arizona

Kentucky

North Carolina

Arkansas
Richardson led Arkansas where they won the 1994 NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Tournament and led the Razorbacks to three Final Fours.

Which school did Basketball Hall of Famer Magic Jhonson go to?

Michigan

LSU

Arizona

Michigan State

Michigan State
Magic Jhonson helped Michigan State win the 1979 men’s basketball national championship.

What is the name of this school where their men’s basketball program was the number one seed in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in history?

Xavier

Kansas

Virginia

Villanova

Xavier
Xavier was the number one seed in the West Region NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2018.

Aside from Tim Duncan, who is the only San Antonio Spur to win the NBA Most Valuable Player Award?

Manu Ginobili

Kawhi Leonard

Tony Parker

David Robinson

David Robinson
David Robinson received the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award for the 94-95 season.

What is the name of this Hall of Famer who won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award as a member of three different franchises?

Hakeem Olajuwon

Dikembe Mutombo

Gary Payton

Alonzo Mourning

Dikembe Mutombo
Dikembe Mutombo received the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award as a member of the Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets, and Philadelphia 76ers.

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

George Gervin

Pete Maravich

Larry Bird

Bill Bradley

George Gervin
He was nicknamed “Iceman” for his cool demeanor on the court. He had also received this nickname because of his rare ability to play basketball at a high level without sweating.

What is the name of this Basketball Hall of Famer who wore the jersey number 00 during his career?

George Gervin

Jerry West

Robert Parish

Clyde Drexler

Robert Parish
Robert Lee Parish played for 21 seasons as a center for Boston Celtics. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003.

Hall of Famer Nate Archibald is also known as?

Dipper

Candy

Sunny

Tiny

Tiny
Archibald is nicknamed after his father, “Big Tiny”. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991.

Play harder. Sorry.

Nice. You are a Star!

Bravo. You are a Champ!

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