# Baseball: Fun Trivia

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• 1.

### How many seconds does an NBA team have to take a shot that hits the rim?

• A.

42 Seconds

• B.

10 Seconds

• C.

24 Seconds

• D.

20 Seconds

C. 24 Seconds
Explanation
In the NBA, a team has 24 seconds to take a shot that hits the rim. This is known as the shot clock, which is used to ensure that the game maintains a fast pace and prevents teams from stalling or holding onto the ball for too long. If a team fails to take a shot within the 24-second shot clock, it results in a violation and the opposing team is awarded possession of the ball.

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• 2.

### What does "PF" stand for in an NBA box score?

• A.

Points On Fouls

• B.

Percentage Field Goals

• C.

Points For

• D.

Personal Fouls

D. Personal Fouls
Explanation
"PF" stands for Personal Fouls in an NBA box score. Personal fouls refer to the number of fouls committed by a player during a game. This statistic is important as it can impact a player's playing time and overall performance, as accumulating too many personal fouls can result in disqualification or limited playing time.

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• 3.

### How many seconds does an NBA player have to throw in the ball from out of bounds?

• A.

24 Seconds

• B.

10 Seconds

• C.

5 Seconds

• D.

3 Seconds

C. 5 Seconds
Explanation
In basketball, an NBA player has 5 seconds to throw the ball in from out of bounds. This rule is designed to prevent players from holding onto the ball for too long and to keep the game flowing smoothly. If a player takes longer than 5 seconds to throw the ball in, it results in a turnover and possession is awarded to the opposing team.

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• 4.

### Who coached the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers in 2007?

• A.

Sam Vincent

• B.

Nate McMillan

• C.

Mike D'Antoni

• D.

Jerry Sloan

B. Nate McMillan
Explanation
Nate McMillan coached the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers in 2007.

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• 5.

### Who coached the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies in 2007?

• A.

Mike Brown

• B.

Gregg Popovich

• C.

Marc Iavaroni

• D.

C. Marc Iavaroni
Explanation
Marc Iavaroni coached the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies in 2007.

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• 6.

### Which NBA coach was the Houston Rockets head coach in 2007?

• A.

• B.

Larry Krystkowiak

• C.

Marc Iavaroni

• D.

Stan Van Gundy

Explanation
Rick Adelman was the head coach of the Houston Rockets in 2007. He took over the role in 2007 and remained with the team until 2011. Adelman had a successful tenure with the Rockets, leading them to multiple playoff appearances and winning records. He was known for his offensive strategies and ability to develop young players. Adelman's coaching style and experience made him the ideal choice to lead the Rockets during that time period.

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• 7.

### Which NBA coach was the Los Angeles Lakers head coach in 2007?

• A.

• B.

Phil Jackson

• C.

Gregg Popovich

• D.

Doc Rivers

B. Phil Jackson
Explanation
Phil Jackson was the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2007. Jackson is a highly successful coach, known for his ability to lead teams to championships. During his tenure with the Lakers, he won multiple NBA championships, including three consecutive titles from 2000 to 2002. Jackson's coaching style and ability to manage star players were instrumental in the Lakers' success during this time period.

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• 8.

### Which NBA coach was the Denver Nuggets head coach in 2007?

• A.

Pat Riley

• B.

George Karl

• C.

Gregg Popovich

• D.

Stan Van Gundy

B. George Karl
Explanation
George Karl was the head coach of the Denver Nuggets in 2007. This can be inferred from the question which specifically asks for the coach of the Denver Nuggets in that year. Pat Riley, Gregg Popovich, and Stan Van Gundy are not relevant to the question as they were not the head coach of the Denver Nuggets in 2007.

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• 9.

### What jersey number did Tim Duncan wear on the 2007 San Antonio Spurs?

• A.

18

• B.

34

• C.

21

• D.

41

C. 21
Explanation
Tim Duncan wore jersey number 21 on the 2007 San Antonio Spurs.

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• 10.

### What number did Tracy McGrady wear in 2007 for the Rockets?

• A.

1

• B.

41

• C.

2

• D.

Bucks

A. 1
Explanation
Tracy McGrady wore the number 1 jersey in 2007 for the Rockets.

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• 11.

### What number did Kobe Bryant wear in 2007 for the Lakers?

• A.

3

• B.

34

• C.

24

• D.

1

C. 24
Explanation
In 2007, Kobe Bryant wore the number 24 for the Lakers.

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• 12.

### What NBA superstar averaged 32.8 points per game for the 2007 Lakers?

• A.

• B.

Kevin Garnett

• C.

Kobe Bryant

• D.

Tim Duncan

C. Kobe Bryant
Explanation
Kobe Bryant is the correct answer because he was the NBA superstar who averaged 32.8 points per game for the 2007 Lakers. Bryant was known for his scoring ability and had a particularly impressive season in 2007, leading the Lakers in points per game.

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• 13.

### How high is an NBA rim required to be?

• A.

10 Feet

• B.

9.5 Feet

• C.

12 Feet

• D.

8 Feet

A. 10 Feet
Explanation
The NBA rim is required to be 10 feet high. This height is set as a standard across all NBA courts to ensure consistency and fairness in the game. It allows players to showcase their skills and athleticism, as well as provides a challenge for them to score points. A lower or higher rim height would significantly alter the dynamics of the game and the strategies employed by players. Therefore, 10 feet is the correct answer for the required height of an NBA rim.

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• 14.

### How many on-court officials are there in an NBA game?

• A.

3

• B.

1

• C.

5

• D.

2

A. 3
Explanation
In an NBA game, there are three on-court officials. These officials are responsible for enforcing the rules of the game, making calls, and ensuring fair play. They include one referee and two umpires. The referee has the final authority and makes most of the decisions, while the umpires assist the referee in making calls and monitoring the game. Having three on-court officials helps to ensure that the game is officiated accurately and efficiently.

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• 15.

### How long is an NBA regulation basketball court?

• A.

94 Feet

• B.

942 Feet

• C.

74 Feet

• D.

44 Feet

A. 94 Feet
Explanation
An NBA regulation basketball court is 94 feet long. This is the standard length for professional basketball courts in the NBA. The court is divided into two halves, with each half measuring 47 feet in length. The length of the court is important for determining the boundaries and dimensions of the game, such as the three-point line and the free-throw line.

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• 16.

### How many feet is it from the backboard to the foul line in the NBA?

• A.

15 Feet

• B.

25 Feet

• C.

12 Feet

• D.

6 Feet

A. 15 Feet
Explanation
The correct answer is 15 feet. In the NBA, the distance from the backboard to the foul line is 15 feet. This is an important measurement as it determines the distance players have to shoot free throws. The foul line is also used as a reference point for other court measurements, such as the three-point line.

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• 17.

### Which NBA coach was the Utah Jazz head coach in 2007?

• A.

Jim O'Brien

• B.

Jerry Sloan

• C.

Mike Brown

• D.

Sam Mitchell

B. Jerry Sloan
Explanation
Jerry Sloan was the head coach of the Utah Jazz in 2007. He had been coaching the team since 1988 and remained with the Jazz until 2011. Sloan was known for his successful tenure with the Jazz, leading the team to multiple playoff appearances and being recognized as one of the best coaches in NBA history. His long-standing commitment to the franchise and his coaching abilities make him the correct answer for the given question.

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• 18.

### Which NBA coach was the Phoenix Suns head coach in 2007?

• A.

Nate McMillan

• B.

Eddie Jordan

• C.

Flip Saunders

• D.

Mike D'Antoni

D. Mike D'Antoni
Explanation
Mike D'Antoni was the head coach of the Phoenix Suns in 2007. This can be inferred from the given options, where his name is the only one associated with the Phoenix Suns. Nate McMillan, Eddie Jordan, and Flip Saunders are not known for coaching the Suns during that time. Therefore, Mike D'Antoni is the correct answer.

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• 19.

### Who coached the NBA's New Orleans/Okla. City Hornets in 2007?

• A.

Byron Scott

• B.

Gregg Popovich

• C.

George Karl

• D.

Nate McMillan

A. Byron Scott
Explanation
Byron Scott coached the NBA's New Orleans/Okla. City Hornets in 2007.

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• 20.

### Which NBA coach was the Minnesota Timberwolves head coach in 2007?

• A.

Marc Iavaroni

• B.

Nate McMillan

• C.

Randy Wittman

• D.

Stan Van Gundy

C. Randy Wittman
Explanation
Randy Wittman was the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2007. This can be inferred from the question which specifically asks about the head coach of the team in that year.

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• 21.

### Who coached the NBA's Golden State Warriors in 2007?

• A.

Isiah Thomas

• B.

Gregg Popovich

• C.

Don Nelson

• D.

Jerry Sloan

C. Don Nelson
Explanation
Don Nelson coached the NBA's Golden State Warriors in 2007.

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• 22.

### Who coached the NBA's Washington Wizards in 2007?

• A.

George Karl

• B.

Eddie Jordan

• C.

Stan Van Gundy

• D.

Randy Wittman

B. Eddie Jordan
Explanation
Eddie Jordan coached the NBA's Washington Wizards in 2007.

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• 23.

### Who coached the NBA's Toronto Raptors in 2007?

• A.

Mike Brown

• B.

Mike Dunleavy

• C.

Eddie Jordan

• D.

Sam Mitchell

D. Sam Mitchell
Explanation
Sam Mitchell coached the NBA's Toronto Raptors in 2007.

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• 24.

### Which NBA coach was the Philadelphia 76ers head coach in 2007?

• A.

Gregg Popovich

• B.

Randy Wittman

• C.

Maurice Cheeks

• D.

Mike Brown

C. Maurice Cheeks
Explanation
Maurice Cheeks was the head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers in 2007. He served as the head coach of the team from 2005 to 2008. Cheeks had a successful tenure with the 76ers, leading them to the playoffs in his first two seasons. He was known for his strong defensive coaching style and his ability to develop young players. Cheeks' leadership and coaching skills made him the correct answer for this question.

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• 25.

### Who coached the NBA's Orlando Magic in 2007?

• A.

• B.

Byron Scott

• C.

Larry Krystkowiak

• D.

Stan Van Gundy

D. Stan Van Gundy
Explanation
Stan Van Gundy coached the NBA's Orlando Magic in 2007.

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• 26.

### In 2007, who was the head coach of the NBA's New York Knicks?

• A.

Avery Johnson

• B.

Sam Mitchell

• C.

Isiah Thomas

• D.

Larry Krystkowiak

C. Isiah Thomas
Explanation
In 2007, Isiah Thomas was the head coach of the NBA's New York Knicks. Isiah Thomas took over as the head coach of the Knicks in 2006 and remained in that position until 2008. During his tenure, the Knicks struggled and failed to make the playoffs. Thomas' coaching tenure with the Knicks was marred by controversies and poor team performance. Despite his previous success as a player, Thomas was unable to replicate that success as a coach for the Knicks.

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• 27.

### Which NBA coach was the Miami Heat head coach in 2007?

• A.

Doc Rivers

• B.

Mike Dunleavy

• C.

Pat Riley

• D.

Stan Van Gundy

C. Pat Riley
Explanation
Pat Riley was the head coach of the Miami Heat in 2007. He took over as head coach in 1995 and led the team to multiple NBA championships. Riley is known for his coaching prowess and ability to build successful teams. In 2007, he was still the head coach of the Heat, making him the correct answer to the question.

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• 28.

### Who coached the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks in 2007?

• A.

Gregg Popovich

• B.

Flip Saunders

• C.

Stan Van Gundy

• D.

Larry Krystkowiak

D. Larry Krystkowiak
Explanation
Larry Krystkowiak coached the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks in 2007.

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• 29.

### Which NBA coach was the Indiana Pacers head coach in 2007?

• A.

Marc Iavaroni

• B.

Jim O'Brien

• C.

Phil Jackson

• D.

Don Nelson

B. Jim O'Brien
Explanation
Jim O'Brien was the head coach of the Indiana Pacers in 2007. This can be inferred from the question that specifically asks for the coach of the Indiana Pacers in that year. Therefore, Jim O'Brien is the correct answer.

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• 30.

### Who coached the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers in 2007?

• A.

Randy Wittman

• B.

Mike Brown

• C.

Avery Johnson

• D.

Gregg Popovich

B. Mike Brown
Explanation
In 2007, Mike Brown coached the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers.

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• 31.

### Which NBA coach was the Detroit Pistons head coach in 2007?

• A.

Mike D'Antoni

• B.

• C.

Phil Jackson

• D.

Flip Saunders

D. Flip Saunders
Explanation
In 2007, Flip Saunders was the head coach of the Detroit Pistons. He took over the coaching position in 2005 and remained with the team until 2008. Saunders led the Pistons to three consecutive Eastern Conference Finals appearances from 2006 to 2008, but unfortunately, they were unable to win an NBA championship during his tenure.

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• 32.

### Which NBA coach was the Charlotte Bobcats head coach in 2007?

• A.

Sam Vincent

• B.

George Karl

• C.

Larry Krystkowiak

• D.

Isiah Thomas

A. Sam Vincent
Explanation
Sam Vincent was the head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats in 2007.

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• 33.

### Who coached the NBA's Boston Celtics in 2007?

• A.

Stan Van Gundy

• B.

Doc Rivers

• C.

Don Nelson

• D.

Jerry Sloan

B. Doc Rivers
Explanation
Doc Rivers coached the NBA's Boston Celtics in 2007.

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• 34.

### What number did Carlos Boozer wear in 2007 for the Jazz?

• A.

5

• B.

34

• C.

1

• D.

0

A. 5
Explanation
Carlos Boozer wore the number 5 in 2007 for the Jazz.

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• 35.

### What number uniform did Kevin Garnett wear on the 2007 Timberwolves?

• A.

21

• B.

11

• C.

34

• D.

3

A. 21
Explanation
Kevin Garnett wore the number 21 uniform for the 2007 Timberwolves.

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