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Basketball Quizzes & Trivia

James Naismith, a teacher at a YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts, is credited with inventing basketball in 1891. The first “hoops” were actually just peach baskets and the first backboards were made of wire. Take the quiz below to see if you are an expert when it comes to basketball. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Doc Rivers

    • B. 

      Rick Adelman

    • C. 

      Mike Brown

    • D. 

      Stan Van Gundy

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Scott Skiles

    • B. 

      Tom Thibodeau

    • C. 

      Rick Carlisle

    • D. 

      Byron Scott

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Kevin Durant

    • B. 

      Kevin Garnett

    • C. 

      LeBron James

    • D. 

      Udonis Haslem

  • 5. 
    Which coach is the Head Coach of the 2012 Jazz?
    • A. 

      Gregg Popovich

    • B. 

      Keith Smart

    • C. 

      Terry Stotts

    • D. 

      Tyrone Corbin

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Doc Rivers

    • B. 

      Avery Johnson

    • C. 

      Doug Collins

    • D. 

      Monty Williams

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      4 Wins 1 Loss

    • B. 

      4 Wins 3 Loss

    • C. 

      4 Wins 0 Loss

    • D. 

      4 Wins 2 Loss

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Hornets

    • B. 

      Clippers

    • C. 

      Bobcats

    • D. 

      Wizards

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Phoenix Suns

    • B. 

      New York Knicks

    • C. 

      MiamiHeat

    • D. 

      LA Clippers

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Jack Taylor

    • B. 

      Lamont Jones

    • C. 

      Pierre Jackson

    • D. 

      Erick Green

  • 11. 
    Which rookie shooting guard did the Dallas Mavericks acquire in 2010?
    • A. 

      Greg Oden

    • B. 

      Dominique Jones

    • C. 

      Evan Turner

    • D. 

      John Wall

  • 12. 
    Which Boston Celtic had 2.2 steals per game in 2010-11?
    • A. 

      Paul Pierce

    • B. 

      Ray Allen

    • C. 

      Kevin Garnett

    • D. 

      Rajon Rondo

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Baron Davis

    • B. 

      Daniel Gibson

    • C. 

      Jamario Moon

    • D. 

      Antwan Jamison

  • 14. 
    In 2010-11, the Minnesota Timberwolves had what NBA-worst win total?
    • A. 

      22 wins

    • B. 

      7 wins

    • C. 

      33 wins

    • D. 

      17 wins

  • 15. 
    Which Utah Jazz player was named NBA Player of the Week in 2010?
    • A. 

      Derrick Favors

    • B. 

      Al Jefferson

    • C. 

      Deron Williams

    • D. 

      Paul Milsap

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Greg Monroe

    • B. 

      James Anderson

    • C. 

      Larry Sanders

    • D. 

      DeMarcus Cousins

  • 17. 
    The Miami Heat played in the 2011 NBA Playoffs as which seed?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 18. 
    Which team did the Atlanta Hawks defeat in the 2011 NBA playoffs?
    • A. 

      LA Clippers

    • B. 

      New York Knicks

    • C. 

      Miami Heat

    • D. 

      Orlando Magic

  • 19. 
    Pacers coach Frank Vogel was an assistant for which team in 2004-05?
    • A. 

      Chicago Bulls

    • B. 

      LA Clippers

    • C. 

      Philadelphia 76ers

    • D. 

      New York Knicks

  • 20. 
    Denver Nuggets coach George Karl reached what win milestone in 2010?
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      5000

    • D. 

      2000

  • 21. 
    The Houston Rockets traded which player to the Phoenix Suns in 2011?
    • A. 

      Channing Fry

    • B. 

      Aaron Brooks

    • C. 

      Robin Lopez

    • D. 

      Josh Childress

  • 22. 
    Which Magic player was suspended for shoving an opponent in 2011?
    • A. 

      Quentin Richardson

    • B. 

      Ryan Anderson

    • C. 

      Dwight Howard

    • D. 

      J.J. Redick

  • 23. 
    2011 Bulls center Joakim Noah plays for which country internationally?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      France

  • 24. 
    The Raptors traded Hedo Turkoglu to which team in 2010?
    • A. 

      Phoenix Suns

    • B. 

      Philadelphia 76ers

    • C. 

      Detroit Pistons

    • D. 

      Orlando Magic

  • 25. 
    Which team originally drafted 2010-11 Suns forward Channing Frye?
    • A. 

      Miami Heat

    • B. 

      New York Knicks

    • C. 

      LA Clippers

    • D. 

      Chicago Bulls

  • 26. 
    Which 2010-11 LA Laker attended the University of Wyoming?
    • A. 

      Lamar Odom

    • B. 

      Derek Fisher

    • C. 

      Theo Ratliff

    • D. 

      Shannon Brown

  • 27. 
    2011-12 Spurs rookie Kawhi Leonard was selected with which overall pick?
    • A. 

      17th

    • B. 

      15th

    • C. 

      11th

    • D. 

      13th

  • 28. 
    During his rookie season in Minnesota, Derrick Williams started how many games?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      55

    • D. 

      75

  • 29. 
    Tristan Thompson made his first NBA start as a replacement for whom?
    • A. 

      CJ Miles

    • B. 

      Anderson Varejao

    • C. 

      Tyler Zeller

    • D. 

      Jon Leuer

  • 30. 
    Brandon Knight played which position during his rookie NBA season?
    • A. 

      Point Guard

    • B. 

      Shooting Guard

    • C. 

      Center

    • D. 

      Small Forward