How Much Do You Know About Billy Cunningham? Quiz

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The number 32 jersey of the Philadelphia 76ers, a legendary basketball influence. Billy popularly called "the Kangaroo kid" is a multi-award winner in the basketball game which he played for 20 years as a player and as a coach. Do you know him? Test your knowledge about the great legend Billy Cunningham in this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was Billy Cunningham born?

    • A.

      June 3, 1943

    • B.

      July 8, 1943

    • C.

      January 3, 1933

    • D.

      August 3, 1963

    Correct Answer
    A. June 3, 1943
    Explanation
    Billy Cunningham was born on June 3, 1943.

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  • 2. 

    How many years did he spend with the NBA's Philadelphia 76er as a player?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 9
    Explanation
    He spent 9 years with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers as a player.

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  • 3. 

    Where did he complete his high school?

    • A.

      Townsend Harris high school, Brooklyn

    • B.

      Erasmus Hall, Brooklyn

    • C.

      Boys high school, Brooklyn

    • D.

      Brooklyn High School

    Correct Answer
    B. Erasmus Hall, Brooklyn
    Explanation
    Erasmus Hall in Brooklyn is the correct answer because it is stated in the given options.

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  • 4. 

    What was his position as a player?

    • A.

      Point guard

    • B.

      Shooting guard

    • C.

      Small forward

    • D.

      Center

    Correct Answer
    C. Small forward
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the person in question played as a small forward. This position in basketball typically involves players who are versatile and can contribute to both scoring and defense. Small forwards are often responsible for scoring points, rebounding, and providing support to the team's offense. They are known for their agility, speed, and ability to shoot from mid-range.

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  • 5. 

    What was his first award?

    • A.

      ABA MVP

    • B.

      ACC player of the year

    • C.

      NBA All-star

    • D.

      NBA Champion

    Correct Answer
    B. ACC player of the year
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ACC player of the year. This award is given to the most outstanding basketball player in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) during a specific season. It is a prestigious award that recognizes the player's exceptional skills, performance, and contributions to their team. Winning this award is a significant accomplishment and often serves as a stepping stone for players to further their basketball careers at the collegiate and professional levels.

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  • 6. 

    Which year did he join Philadelphia 76ers?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1969

    • C.

      1973

    • D.

      1965

    Correct Answer
    D. 1965
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1965 because it is the only option that matches the question of when he joined the Philadelphia 76ers. The other years listed do not align with the question.

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  • 7. 

    Which other team did he play for during his career as a player?

    • A.

      Golden State warriors

    • B.

      Phoenix suns

    • C.

      Carolina cougers

    • D.

      Houston Rocket

    Correct Answer
    C. Carolina cougers
    Explanation
    During his career as a player, he played for the Carolina Cougers.

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  • 8. 

    Which year did he begin his coaching career for Philadelphia 76er?

    • A.

      1977

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1972

    • D.

      1967

    Correct Answer
    A. 1977
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1977. This implies that the person in question started his coaching career for the Philadelphia 76ers in the year 1977.

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  • 9. 

    What is his total number of career rebounds?

    • A.

      3,981

    • B.

      7,981

    • C.

      12,045

    • D.

      3,305

    Correct Answer
    B. 7,981
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7,981. This answer suggests that the person being referred to has a total of 7,981 career rebounds.

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  • 10. 

    Who amongst these was not his team mate at Philadelphia 76ers?

    • A.

      Hal Greer

    • B.

      Wilt Chamberlain

    • C.

      Luke Jackson

    • D.

      Charlse Dwick

    Correct Answer
    D. Charlse Dwick
    Explanation
    Charles Dwick was not a teammate of the person in question at the Philadelphia 76ers.

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