Amazing Trivia Quiz On NBA - Philadelphia 76ers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is a famous Moses Malone quote from the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers playoff run?

    • A.

      Beat L.A.

    • B.

      I Think I Can

    • C.

      Fo, Fo, Fo

    • D.

      Just Do It

    Correct Answer
    C. Fo, Fo, Fo
    Explanation
    "Fo, Fo, Fo" is a famous Moses Malone quote from the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers playoff run. This quote refers to Malone's prediction that the team would sweep all three rounds of the playoffs, meaning they would win each series with a 4-0 record. The 76ers went on to fulfill Malone's prediction and become NBA champions that year.

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  • 2. 

    The Philadelphia 76ers missed the playoffs for the first time in their history in what year?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    D. 1972
    Explanation
    In 1972, the Philadelphia 76ers missed the playoffs for the first time in their history. This means that prior to 1972, the team had always qualified for the playoffs. It is significant because it marks a change in the team's performance and the end of their streak of consecutive playoff appearances.

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  • 3. 

    What Philadelphia 76er won the 2001 All-Star MVP award?

    • A.

      Allen Iverson

    • B.

      Eric Snow

    • C.

      Pepe Sanchez

    • D.

      Aaron McKie

    Correct Answer
    A. Allen Iverson
    Explanation
    Allen Iverson won the 2001 All-Star MVP award.

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  • 4. 

    Who eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers from the 1987 playoffs in a five-game series?

    • A.

      Milwaukee Bucks

    • B.

      Utah Jazz

    • C.

      San Antonio Spurs

    • D.

      Miami Heat

    Correct Answer
    A. Milwaukee Bucks
    Explanation
    The Milwaukee Bucks eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers from the 1987 playoffs in a five-game series.

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  • 5. 

    Who defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1977 NBA championship series?

    • A.

      Boston Celtics

    • B.

      New York Nets

    • C.

      Portland Trailblazers

    • D.

      Houston Rockets

    Correct Answer
    C. Portland Trailblazers
    Explanation
    In the 1977 NBA championship series, the Philadelphia 76ers were defeated by the Portland Trailblazers.

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  • 6. 

    Who defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2001 NBA finals?

    • A.

      Detroit Pistons

    • B.

      Houston Rockets

    • C.

      Atlanta Hawks

    • D.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    Correct Answer
    D. Los Angeles Lakers
    Explanation
    In the 2001 NBA finals, the Philadelphia 76ers were defeated by the Los Angeles Lakers.

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  • 7. 

    Who handily swept the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 1989 playoffs?

    • A.

      New York Knicks

    • B.

      Dallas Mavericks

    • C.

      Chicago Bulls

    • D.

      Houston Rockets

    Correct Answer
    A. New York Knicks
    Explanation
    In the first round of the 1989 playoffs, the New York Knicks handily swept the Philadelphia 76ers. This means that the Knicks won all the games in the series against the 76ers without losing any. The other teams listed - Dallas Mavericks, Chicago Bulls, and Houston Rockets - did not have this same outcome in the first round of the playoffs that year. Therefore, the New York Knicks is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Who beat the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1966 playoffs and went on to win their eighth straight title?

    • A.

      New York Knicks

    • B.

      Detroit Pistons

    • C.

      Boston Celtics

    • D.

      Milwaukee Bucks

    Correct Answer
    C. Boston Celtics
    Explanation
    In the 1966 playoffs, the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers and went on to win their eighth straight title.

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  • 9. 

    What team beat the Philadelphia 76ers in their first-ever home game, which took place in 1963?

    • A.

      Detroit Pistons

    • B.

      Cincinnati Royals

    • C.

      San Francisco Warriors

    • D.

      Boston Celtics

    Correct Answer
    A. Detroit Pistons
    Explanation
    In their first-ever home game in 1963, the Philadelphia 76ers were defeated by the Detroit Pistons.

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  • 10. 

    In what city had Wilt Chamberlain been a high school basketball legend?

    • A.

      Los Angeles

    • B.

      Philadelphia

    • C.

      Houston

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    B. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    Wilt Chamberlain had been a high school basketball legend in Philadelphia.

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  • 11. 

    The Philadelphia 76ers became division champions for the first time in their history in what year?

    • A.

      1994

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1966

    Correct Answer
    D. 1966
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers became division champions for the first time in their history in 1966.

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  • 12. 

    Before losing to the Philadelphia 76ers in 1967, how long had it been since the Celtics had lost a playoff round?

    • A.

      Four Years

    • B.

      22 Years

    • C.

      One Year

    • D.

      Nine Years

    Correct Answer
    D. Nine Years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nine Years. This means that the Celtics had not lost a playoff round for a period of nine years before their loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in 1967. This indicates a significant period of dominance and success for the Celtics in the playoffs prior to that defeat.

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  • 13. 

    Who did the Philadelphia 76ers beat in the division finals to get to the 1967 championship series?

    • A.

      Boston Celtics

    • B.

      San Francisco Warriors

    • C.

      Atlanta Hawks

    • D.

      Golden State Warriors

    Correct Answer
    A. Boston Celtics
    Explanation
    In order to reach the 1967 championship series, the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics in the division finals.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these teams defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1985 NBA finals?

    • A.

      Phoenix Suns

    • B.

      Washington Wizards

    • C.

      Milwaukee Bucks

    • D.

      Boston Celtics

    Correct Answer
    D. Boston Celtics
    Explanation
    The Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1985 NBA finals.

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  • 15. 

    In 1999, the Philadelphia 76ers made the playoffs for the first time in how many years?

    • A.

      Three Years

    • B.

      17 Years

    • C.

      Eight Years

    • D.

      15 Years

    Correct Answer
    C. Eight Years
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers made the playoffs in 1999 after a gap of eight years. This means that the team had not qualified for the playoffs since 1991.

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