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Trivia Questions on Sports: 19 Questions, answers, and extra facts on the NBA’s 75 years of history any true basketball fan should answer. Which team had the longest winning streak in NBA history? Which NBA record did LeBron James break in 2022? Who’s the NBA’s career leader in total points? And For which city did the Lakers initially play? Take the NBA 75 Quiz!
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NBA 75 Quiz Questions List
How many games does each team play in a regular-season of the NBA?
Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons285282104
The Los Angeles Lakers won the 2020 NBA Championship. When did they take the title previously?
Photo: Lawrence Jackson / Public domain2010200820001998
What was Larry Bird’s college basketball team?
Photo: Unknown Indiana State University, Public domain, via Wikimedia CommonsThe Ohio State Buckeyes.The Maryland Terrapins.The Michigan State Spartans.The Indiana State Sycamores.
In which city was the NBA’s first official game in 1946 played?Toronto.Chicago.Boston.New York.
For which city did the Lakers originally play?
Photo: Unknown author, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized.Washington.Minneapolis.Los Angeles.Baltimore.
Which year saw the NBA’s first Black players?
Screenshot: NBA on YouTube, colorized.1960.1955.1950.1946.
How many NBA championships have the Boston Celtics won?
Photo: Unknown author, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized188.8.131.52.
Four-time MVP and 13-time All-Star Wilt Chamberlain made his debut in the NBA with which team?
Photo: Martin Blumenthal, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorizedPhiladelphia Warriors.New York Knicks.St. Louis Hawks.Boston Celtics.
Which NBA team did Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, and Shaquille O'Neal play?
Screenshot: NBA on YouTubeCeltics.Lakers.Knicks.Bulls.
Which team had the longest championship streak in NBA history?
Photo: Jack O'Connell, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorizedLakers.Knicks.Celtics.76ers.
In the 70s, which NBA player was nicknamed Skywalker?
Photo: North Carolina State University, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorizedTommy Burleson.Bill Walton.David Robinson.David Thompson.
Which teams played the highest-rated Finals in NBA history in 1998?
Screenshot: NBA on YouTubeChicago Bulls and Utah Jazz.Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics.Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat.Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs.
Three franchises have played in every NBA season. Which?
Image: NBA 75Lakers, Bulls, and 76ers.Knicks, Celtics and Warriors.Jazz, Heat, and Spurs.Hawks. Huskies, Capitols.
Which team had the longest winning streak in NBA history?
Screenshot: NBA on YouTubaBoston Celtics.Chicago Bulls.Los Angeles Lakers.New York Knicks.
Who's the NBA's career leader in total points?
Photo: Frank Bryan, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized.Carmelo Anthony.Giannis Antetokounmpo.Ray Allen.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Who was the NBA’s 2021 Finals MVP?
Screenshot: NBA on YouTubeGiannis Antetokounmpo.Carmelo Anthony.Russell Westbrook.Chris Paul.
How many times in his 19 years NBA career was LeBron James suspended?
Screenshot: NBA on ESPN / CBS Sports HQNever.Three times.Twice.Once.
LeBron James became the only NBA player to hit which milestone?
Screenshot: NBA on YouTube10k-10k-10k.20k-20k-20k.30k-30k-30k.40k-40k-40k.
Who is the youngest NBA player to reach 3,000 3-Point Field Goals?
Screenshot: NBA on ESPNLeBron James.Stephen Curry.Devin Booker.Bradley Beal.
Sources for the NBA 75 Quiz
- NBA at 75 (apnews.com)
- Everything you need to know about the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Season | NBA.com
- NBA’s 75 greatest players of all time – The complete list (espn.com)
- LeBron was suspended 1 game, Stewart 2 games for altercation (AP News)
- LeBron James becomes the only member of the 30K-10K-10K club (NBA.com)
- 5 incredible stats from 2022 Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Stephen Curry (NBA.com)
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