Are You A Basketball Expert?

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Are You A Basketball Expert?

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. 
    Who coached the Orlando Magic in 2012?
    • A. 

      Doc Rivers

    • B. 

      Rick Adelman

    • C. 

      Mike Brown

    • D. 

      Stan Van Gundy

  • 2. 
    Who was the head coach in the 2011-2012 NBA season for the Cleveland Cavaliers?
    • A. 

      Scott Skiles

    • B. 

      Tom Thibodeau

    • C. 

      Rick Carlisle

    • D. 

      Byron Scott

  • 3. 
    How many teams won 50 or more in the 2011-2012 regular NBA season?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

  • 4. 
    Who had the most total rebounds in the 2011-12 NBA post season?
    • 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. 
    Who is the Head Coach of the 2012 76ers?
    • A. 

      Doc Rivers

    • B. 

      Avery Johnson

    • C. 

      Doug Collins

    • D. 

      Monty Williams

  • 7. 
    What was the win-loss record for the Heat in the 2012 Final Series?
    • A. 

      4 Wins 1 Loss

    • B. 

      4 Wins 3 Loss

    • C. 

      4 Wins 0 Loss

    • D. 

      4 Wins 2 Loss

  • 8. 
    Who ended up with the first pick in the 2012 NBA draft?
    • A. 

      Hornets

    • B. 

      Clippers

    • C. 

      Bobcats

    • D. 

      Wizards

  • 9. 
    What team announced the resignation of head coach Mike D'Antoni in 2012?
    • A. 

      Phoenix Suns

    • B. 

      New York Knicks

    • C. 

      MiamiHeat

    • D. 

      LA Clippers

  • 10. 
    Who set an NCAA record by scoring 138 points against Faith Baptist Bible on November 20, 2012?
    • 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. 
    Who led the Cleveland Cavaliers in scoring during the 2010-11 season?
    • 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. 
    Who did the Detroit Pistons select in the 1st round of the 2010 draft?
    • 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

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