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Are you a big fan of basketball and even have a favorite team you always pray to win the championships? If you indeed said yes then the hardest basketball trivia below is exactly what you need to check whether you know all there is about the game. Give it a try and be sure to come back for more tests that gauge your basketball knowledge.


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  • 1. 

    Which basketball player is younger than the others?

    • A.

      Kevin Garnett

    • B.

      Rudy Fernandez

    • C.

      Kenyon Martin

    • D.

      Leandro Barbosa

    Correct Answer
    B. Rudy Fernandez
    Explanation
    Rudy Fernandez is the correct answer because he is younger than the other basketball players listed.

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  • 2. 

    Who has been the principal owner since 2004 of the Atlanta Hawks?

    • A.

      Wayne Huizenga

    • B.

      Donald Trump

    • C.

      Ralph Wilson

    • D.

      Michael Gearon Jr

    Correct Answer
    D. Michael Gearon Jr
    Explanation
    Michael Gearon Jr has been the principal owner of the Atlanta Hawks since 2004.

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  • 3. 

    Who has owned the Brooklyn Nets since 2010?

    • A.

      Paul Allen

    • B.

      Richard Peddie

    • C.

      Mikhail Prokhorov and Bruce Ratner

    • D.

      Micky Arison

    Correct Answer
    C. Mikhail Prokhorov and Bruce Ratner
    Explanation
    Mikhail Prokhorov and Bruce Ratner have owned the Brooklyn Nets since 2010.

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  • 4. 

    Cleveland Cavaliers have been owned by Cavaliers Operating Company, LLC since 2005, who is the principal owner?

    • A.

      Leslie Alexander

    • B.

      Donald Trump

    • C.

      Wayne Huizenga

    • D.

      Dan Gilbert and Gary Gilbert

    Correct Answer
    D. Dan Gilbert and Gary Gilbert
    Explanation
    Dan Gilbert and Gary Gilbert are the principal owners of the Cleveland Cavaliers. They have owned the team since 2005 through their company, Cavaliers Operating Company, LLC.

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  • 5. 

    Who became an owner of the NBA's Denver Nuggets in 2000?

    • A.

      Stan Kroenke

    • B.

      Ralph Wilson

    • C.

      Peter Holt

    • D.

      Wayne Huizenga

    Correct Answer
    A. Stan Kroenke
    Explanation
    Stan Kroenke became the owner of the NBA's Denver Nuggets in 2000.

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  • 6. 

    Which player was 1st all-time in scoring in the ABA with 13,726 points scored in his career?

    • A.

      Larry Jones

    • B.

      Artis Gilmore

    • C.

      Louie Dampier

    • D.

      Mack Calvin

    Correct Answer
    C. Louie Dampier
    Explanation
    Louie Dampier is the correct answer because he was the 1st all-time leading scorer in the ABA with 13,726 points scored in his career.

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  • 7. 

    Who has been the principal owner since 2011 of the Detroit Pistons?

    • A.

      Michael Gearon Jr

    • B.

      Herbert Simon

    • C.

      Tom Gores

    • D.

      Greg Miller

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom Gores
    Explanation
    Tom Gores has been the principal owner of the Detroit Pistons since 2011.

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  • 8. 

    Who has owned the Memphis Grizzlies since 2012?

    • A.

      Herb Kohl

    • B.

      Wayne Huizenga

    • C.

      Robert J. Pera

    • D.

      H. Irving Grousbeck, Wycliffe Grousbeck and Steve Pagliuca

    Correct Answer
    C. Robert J. Pera
    Explanation
    Robert J. Pera has owned the Memphis Grizzlies since 2012.

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  • 9. 

    Who has been the principal owner(s) since 1985 of the Milwaukee Bucks?

    • A.

      Herb Kohl

    • B.

      Mikhail Prokhorov and Bruce Ratner

    • C.

      Wayne Huizenga

    • D.

      Donald Trump

    Correct Answer
    A. Herb Kohl
    Explanation
    Herb Kohl has been the principal owner of the Milwaukee Bucks since 1985.

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  • 10. 

    Minnesota Timberwolves have been owned by Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Limited Partnership since 1995, who is the principal owner?

    • A.

      Ralph Wilson

    • B.

      Tom Gores

    • C.

      Glen Taylor

    • D.

      Tom Benson

    Correct Answer
    C. Glen Taylor
    Explanation
    Glen Taylor is the correct answer because he has been the principal owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves since 1995. Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Limited Partnership, the organization that owns the team, has been under his ownership for the past 25 years.

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  • 11. 

    Who has owned the New Orleans Pelicans since 2012?

    • A.

      Stan Kroenke

    • B.

      Mark Cuban

    • C.

      Wayne Huizenga

    • D.

      Tom Benson

    Correct Answer
    D. Tom Benson
    Explanation
    Tom Benson has owned the New Orleans Pelicans since 2012.

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  • 12. 

    Who has been the principal owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder since 2006?

    • A.

      Donald Trump

    • B.

      Peter Holt

    • C.

      Clayton Bennett

    • D.

      Michael Jordan

    Correct Answer
    C. Clayton Bennett
    Explanation
    Clayton Bennett has been the principal owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder since 2006.

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  • 13. 

    Orlando Magic have been owned by Orlando Magic, Ltd. since 1991, who is the principal owner?

    • A.

      Wayne Huizenga

    • B.

      Ralph Wilson

    • C.

      RDV Sports, Inc.

    • D.

      Leslie Alexander

    Correct Answer
    C. RDV Sports, Inc.
    Explanation
    RDV Sports, Inc. is the principal owner of the Orlando Magic since 1991. This means that RDV Sports, Inc. has been responsible for the ownership and management of the team for the past three decades. Wayne Huizenga, Ralph Wilson, and Leslie Alexander are not mentioned as the owners of the Orlando Magic, making RDV Sports, Inc. the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    Who has owned the Philadelphia 76ers since 2011?

    • A.

      Joshua Harris and Adam Aron

    • B.

      James Dolan

    • C.

      Ralph Wilson

    • D.

      Donald Sterling

    Correct Answer
    A. Joshua Harris and Adam Aron
    Explanation
    Joshua Harris and Adam Aron have owned the Philadelphia 76ers since 2011. This ownership duo took over the team in 2011 and have been responsible for the management and decision-making of the franchise since then. They have played a crucial role in shaping the direction and success of the Philadelphia 76ers over the years.

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  • 15. 

    Who became an owner of the NBA's Phoenix Suns in 2004?

    • A.

      Robert Sarver

    • B.

      Mikhail Prokhorov and Bruce Ratner

    • C.

      Jerry Buss family trust

    • D.

      Donald Trump

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Sarver
    Explanation
    Robert Sarver became the owner of the NBA's Phoenix Suns in 2004.

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  • 16. 

    Who has been the principal owner since 1988 of the Portland Trail Blazers?

    • A.

      Greg Miller

    • B.

      Donald Trump

    • C.

      Peter Guber and Joe Lacob

    • D.

      Paul Allen

    Correct Answer
    D. Paul Allen
    Explanation
    Paul Allen has been the principal owner of the Portland Trail Blazers since 1988.

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  • 17. 

    Sacramento Kings have been owned by Sacramento Kings Partnership Group since 2013, who is the principal owner?

    • A.

      Mikhail Prokhorov and Bruce Ratner

    • B.

      Jerry Buss family trust

    • C.

      Vivek Ranadive

    • D.

      Ralph Wilson

    Correct Answer
    C. Vivek Ranadive
    Explanation
    Vivek Ranadive is the principal owner of the Sacramento Kings since 2013. The question asks about the principal owner of the Sacramento Kings, and the correct answer states that it is Vivek Ranadive.

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  • 18. 

    Who has owned the San Antonio Spurs since 1993?

    • A.

      Ralph Wilson

    • B.

      James Dolan

    • C.

      Donald Trump

    • D.

      Peter Holt

    Correct Answer
    D. Peter Holt
    Explanation
    Peter Holt has owned the San Antonio Spurs since 1993. This can be inferred from the question which asks about the owner of the team since 1993. Out of the given options, Peter Holt is the only one who is associated with the San Antonio Spurs. Therefore, he is the correct answer.

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  • 19. 

    Who has been the principal owner since 1985 of the Utah Jazz?

    • A.

      Greg Miller

    • B.

      Stienbrenner Family

    • C.

      Tom Gores

    • D.

      Micky Arison

    Correct Answer
    A. Greg Miller
    Explanation
    Greg Miller has been the principal owner of the Utah Jazz since 1985.

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  • 20. 

    Which NBA player was born in the Virgin Islands?

    • A.

      Tim Duncan

    • B.

      Kobe Bryant

    • C.

      LeBron James

    • D.

      Kevin Durant

    Correct Answer
    A. Tim Duncan
    Explanation
    Tim Duncan is the correct answer because he was born in the Virgin Islands. Duncan is a retired professional basketball player who played for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history and has won multiple championships and individual awards throughout his career. Being born in the Virgin Islands sets him apart from the other players listed as they were not born there.

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  • 21. 

    Kyle Korver is frequently mistaken for which famous actor?

    • A.

      Seth Rogen

    • B.

      Ashton Kutcher

    • C.

      Shia LaBeouf

    • D.

      Christian Bale

    Correct Answer
    B. Ashton Kutcher
    Explanation
    Kyle Korver is frequently mistaken for Ashton Kutcher because they share similar facial features and hairstyles. Both have a similar tall and lean build, as well as a strong jawline and similar hair color. Additionally, their facial expressions and mannerisms can sometimes be similar, leading to the confusion between the two.

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  • 22. 

    Which NBA player's real first name is Walter?

    • A.

      Chris Paul

    • B.

      Ray Allen

    • C.

      Pau Gasol

    • D.

      Moochie Norris

    Correct Answer
    B. Ray Allen
    Explanation
    Ray Allen is the correct answer because his real first name is Walter. Ray Allen, born Walter Ray Allen Jr., is a former professional basketball player who played in the NBA for 18 seasons. He is known for his exceptional three-point shooting skills and has been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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  • 23. 

    Which musician is a part-owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers?

    • A.

      Usher

    • B.

      Snoop Dogg

    • C.

      Tom Petty

    • D.

      Eminem

    Correct Answer
    A. Usher
    Explanation
    Usher is a part-owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers. This means that he has invested in the basketball team and holds a stake in the ownership of the franchise. As a musician, Usher has achieved significant success in the music industry, and his involvement with the Cavaliers showcases his interest in sports and business ventures outside of music.

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  • 24. 

    Rapper Drake is often seen courtside at which team's games?

    • A.

      Chicago Bulls

    • B.

      Toronto Raptors

    • C.

      Indiana Pacers

    • D.

      Orlando Magic

    Correct Answer
    B. Toronto Raptors
    Explanation
    Drake is often seen courtside at Toronto Raptors games because he is a fan and ambassador for the team. He has been known to support the Raptors publicly and has even collaborated with the team on various projects.

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  • 25. 

    Which actor is known for supporting the LA Clippers?

    • A.

      Billy Crystal

    • B.

      Woody Allen

    • C.

      Denzel Washington

    • D.

      Jack Nicholson

    Correct Answer
    A. Billy Crystal
    Explanation
    Billy Crystal is known for supporting the LA Clippers. This is because he has been a long-time fan of the team and has been seen attending their games regularly. Crystal is often seen sitting courtside at Clippers games, showing his support and enthusiasm for the team. His love for the Clippers has been well-documented and he has even been involved in various promotional activities for the team.

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  • 26. 

    Who said owners and players were both overpaid in 2014?

    • A.

      Kobe Bryant

    • B.

      Michael Carter-Williams

    • C.

      Jodie Meeks

    • D.

      Steve Nash

    Correct Answer
    A. Kobe Bryant
    Explanation
    Kobe Bryant said that both owners and players were overpaid in 2014.

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  • 27. 

    What college did Rajon Rondo attend?

    • A.

      Kentucky

    • B.

      Syracuse

    • C.

      North Carolina

    • D.

      Duke

    Correct Answer
    A. Kentucky
    Explanation
    Rajon Rondo attended Kentucky for college.

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  • 28. 

    Which Hornets player was arrested for domestic abuse in 2014?

    • A.

      Gary Neal

    • B.

      Brian Roberts

    • C.

      Dallas Lauderdale

    • D.

      Jeffery Taylor

    Correct Answer
    D. Jeffery Taylor
    Explanation
    Jeffery Taylor is the correct answer because he was indeed arrested for domestic abuse in 2014. This incident occurred when he was playing for the Charlotte Hornets.

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  • 29. 

    Which Celtics player was arrested for a DUI in Spain in 2014?

    • A.

      Marreese Speights

    • B.

      Vitor Faverani

    • C.

      Marcus Smart

    • D.

      Evan Turner

    Correct Answer
    B. Vitor Faverani
    Explanation
    Vitor Faverani is the correct answer because he was the Celtics player who was arrested for a DUI in Spain in 2014.

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  • 30. 

    Which player was arrested at an Arkansas skating rink in 2014?

    • A.

      Archie Goodwin

    • B.

      James Johnson

    • C.

      Kendrick Perkins

    • D.

      Charlie Bell

    Correct Answer
    A. Archie Goodwin
    Explanation
    Archie Goodwin was arrested at an Arkansas skating rink in 2014.

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