Introduction Of Basketball! Trivia Quiz!

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Basketball Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome, all for today’s quiz on basketball, one of the world’s most popular team sports which pits two teams of five up against each other with the goal of scoring more points than the opposition by getting the ball in the other team’s basket. If you’re just starting off in your study of the sport, whether it’s as a player or a viewer, this quiz will help get you started! Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was drafted number one in the 2004 NBA Draft?
    • A. 

      LeBron James

    • B. 

      Kwame Brown

    • C. 

      Richard Jefferson

    • D. 

      Dwight Howard

  • 2. 
    Who was drafted fifth overall in the 2004 NBA Draft?
    • A. 

      Devin Harris

    • B. 

      Andre Iguodala

    • C. 

      Jason Richardson

    • D. 

      Josh Childress

  • 3. 
    Who has a wingspan of 7 feet 6 and-a-half inches?
    • A. 

      Eddy Curry

    • B. 

      LeBron James

    • C. 

      Dajuan Wagner

    • D. 

      Andre Iguodala

  • 4. 
    In 2001, who with Ben Wallace and Andrei Kirilenko had more blocked shots than personal fouls?
    • A. 

      Josh Childress

    • B. 

      Dwyane Wade

    • C. 

      Eddie Griffin

    • D. 

      Robert Swift

  • 5. 
    Who appeared in 106 straight games and finished first in UConn history with 242 three pointers?
    • A. 

      Ray Allen

    • B. 

      Robert Swift

    • C. 

      Richard Hamilton

    • D. 

      Ben Gordon

  • 6. 
    Who's the 1st Arizona player to lead in rebounds, assists and steals in one season?
    • A. 

      Andre Iguodala

    • B. 

      Pau Gasol

    • C. 

      Andris Biedrins

    • D. 

      Shaun Livingston

  • 7. 
    Who shortened his first name when he decided to enter the NBA Draft?
    • A. 

      Jason Richardson

    • B. 

      Robert Swift

    • C. 

      Jay Williams

    • D. 

      Amare Stoudemire

  • 8. 
    Which basketball player had 44 career double-doubles at Kansas?
    • A. 

      Drew Gooden

    • B. 

      Shaun Livingston

    • C. 

      Carmelo Anthony

    • D. 

      Eddie Griffin

  • 9. 
    Who earned the Associated Press, Wooden, Naismith, Robertson, NABC and U.S. Basketball Writers Assoc. Awards in 2001?
    • A. 

      Devin Harris

    • B. 

      Dajuan Wagner

    • C. 

      Amare Stoudemire

    • D. 

      Kenyon Martin

  • 10. 
    Who was named Illinois "Mr. Basketball" in 2003-04?
    • A. 

      Shaun Livingston

    • B. 

      Andris Biedrins

    • C. 

      Robert Swift

    • D. 

      Amare Stoudemire

  • 11. 
    Who ended his high school career with 2,044 points, the ninth-best total in Central Section history?
    • A. 

      Robert Swift

    • B. 

      Pau Gasol

    • C. 

      Eddy Curry

    • D. 

      Drew Gooden

  • 12. 
    Who broke the school record for field goal attempts in a season (647) for the University of Memphis Tigers in 2001?
    • A. 

      Carmelo Anthony

    • B. 

      Pau Gasol

    • C. 

      Dajuan Wagner

    • D. 

      Kenyon Martin

  • 13. 
    Who won back-to-back Slam Dunk Contests in 2002 and 2003?
    • A. 

      Jason Richardson

    • B. 

      Tracy McGrady

    • C. 

      Darius Miles

    • D. 

      Ben Wallace

  • 14. 
    Who was the Big Ten Player of the Year in 2003?
    • A. 

      Darius Miles

    • B. 

      Eddy Curry

    • C. 

      Dwyane Wade

    • D. 

      Devin Harris

  • 15. 
    Who won the National Collegiate Player of the Year in 2001?
    • A. 

      Jay Williams

    • B. 

      Tony Parker

    • C. 

      Dwyane Wade

    • D. 

      Andre Iguodala

  • 16. 
    Who was originally an early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft, but withdrew his name?
    • A. 

      Tayshaun Prince

    • B. 

      Yao Ming

    • C. 

      Tony Parker

    • D. 

      Jason Richardson

  • 17. 
    Who won the NBA's Rookie of the Year Award and was named to the All-Rookie First Team in 2001?
    • A. 

      Dajuan Wagner

    • B. 

      Richard Jefferson

    • C. 

      Luol Deng

    • D. 

      Pau Gasol

  • 18. 
    Who was the first rookie to average more than 1 blocked shot and 1 3-pointer per game?
    • A. 

      Ben Gordon

    • B. 

      Dajuan Wagner

    • C. 

      Eddie Griffin

    • D. 

      Dwight Howard

  • 19. 
    Who was the highest draft pick of all the high school players drafted in the 2000 NBA Draft?
    • A. 

      Darius Miles

    • B. 

      Mike Dunleavy

    • C. 

      Andre Iguodala

    • D. 

      Tyson Chandler

  • 20. 
    What basketball team used to be called the Zephyrs?
    • A. 

      Cleveland Cavaliers

    • B. 

      Miami Heat

    • C. 

      Orlando Magic

    • D. 

      Washington Wizards

  • 21. 
    Which Western Conference team was once known as the Buffalo Braves?
    • A. 

      Utah Jazz

    • B. 

      Miami Heat

    • C. 

      Golden State Warriors

    • D. 

      Los Angeles Clippers

  • 22. 
    Who led the NBA in scoring with a 28 PPG average during the 2003-2004 regular season?
    • A. 

      Kobe Bryant

    • B. 

      Tracy McGrady

    • C. 

      Shaquille O'Neal

    • D. 

      Dwyane Wade

  • 23. 
    Which NBA star averaged more rebounds per game in the 2003-04 regular season?
    • A. 

      Yao Ming

    • B. 

      Brad Miller

    • C. 

      Shawn Marion

    • D. 

      Lamar Odom

  • 24. 
    Which team won the Atlantic Division in the 2004-05 NBA season?
    • A. 

      Boston Celtics

    • B. 

      Philadelphia 76ers

    • C. 

      New York Knicks

    • D. 

      New Jersey Nets

  • 25. 
    What is the nickname of NBA player Antonio McDyess?
    • A. 

      Nice

    • B. 

      Tony D

    • C. 

      Dice

    • D. 

      Mickey Dee's