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  • 1. 

    Who was the general manager at the time that the Phoenix Suns drafted Amare Stoudemire?

    • A.

      Bryan Colangelo

    • B.

      Danny Ainge

    • C.

      Jerry Colangelo

    • D.

      Mike D'Antoni

    Correct Answer
    A. Bryan Colangelo
    Explanation
    Bryan Colangelo was the general manager at the time that the Phoenix Suns drafted Amare Stoudemire.

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  • 2. 

    Who became the new majority owner of the Phoenix Suns during the 2004-05 season?

    • A.

      Mike D'Antoni

    • B.

      Robert Sarver

    • C.

      Steve Kerr

    • D.

      Bryan Colangelo

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Sarver
    Explanation
    Robert Sarver became the new majority owner of the Phoenix Suns during the 2004-05 season.

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  • 3. 

    Which member of the Phoenix Suns married his longtime girlfriend Alejandra Amarilla in 2005?

    • A.

      Raja Bell

    • B.

      Amare Stoudemire

    • C.

      Steve Nash

    • D.

      Leandro Barbosa

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Nash
    Explanation
    Steve Nash is the correct answer because he married his longtime girlfriend Alejandra Amarilla in 2005.

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  • 4. 

    Which future member of the Phoenix Suns was born in South Africa?

    • A.

      Steve Nash

    • B.

      Leandro Barbosa

    • C.

      Amare Stoudemire

    • D.

      Raja Bell

    Correct Answer
    A. Steve Nash
    Explanation
    Steve Nash is the correct answer because he was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Nash went on to have a successful career in the NBA, including playing for the Phoenix Suns. He is known for his exceptional basketball skills and is considered one of the greatest point guards of all time.

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  • 5. 

    Which member of the Phoenix Suns led the NBA in free throw percentage for the 2005-06 season?

    • A.

      Eric Piatkowski

    • B.

      Steve Nash

    • C.

      Leandro Barbosa

    • D.

      Amare Stoudemire

    Correct Answer
    B. Steve Nash
    Explanation
    Steve Nash led the NBA in free throw percentage for the 2005-06 season. This means that he had the highest percentage of successful free throw attempts compared to other members of the Phoenix Suns and the entire NBA during that season.

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  • 6. 

    Which future member of the Phoenix Suns was named "Florida's Mr. Basketball" in 2002?

    • A.

      Marcus Banks

    • B.

      Amare Stoudemire

    • C.

      Lance Blanks

    • D.

      Boris Diaw

    Correct Answer
    B. Amare Stoudemire
    Explanation
    Amare Stoudemire was named "Florida's Mr. Basketball" in 2002. This indicates that he was recognized as the top high school basketball player in the state of Florida during that year. As a result, it suggests that Stoudemire was highly talented and had a promising future in basketball, which aligns with him eventually becoming a member of the Phoenix Suns.

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  • 7. 

    As a member of the Phoenix Suns, Amare Stoudemire's nickname "STAT" stood for what?

    • A.

      Stoudemire Trusts All Teammates

    • B.

      Suns Tall Air Terror

    • C.

      Standing Tall And Talented

    • D.

      Super Talented Amare Terrorizes

    Correct Answer
    C. Standing Tall And Talented
    Explanation
    The nickname "STAT" for Amare Stoudemire stood for "Standing Tall And Talented." This suggests that Stoudemire was known for his height and skill in basketball.

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  • 8. 

    Which member of the Phoenix Suns was nicknamed "The Matrix"?

    • A.

      Amare Stoudemire

    • B.

      Steve Nash

    • C.

      Shawn Marion

    • D.

      Dick Van Arsdale

    Correct Answer
    C. Shawn Marion
    Explanation
    Shawn Marion was nicknamed "The Matrix" because of his ability to contort his body and move in various ways, similar to the character in the movie. He was known for his athleticism, versatility, and unique playing style, which made him a standout player for the Phoenix Suns.

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  • 9. 

    Which member of the Phoenix Suns led the NBA in steals during the 2003-04 season?

    • A.

      Joe Johnson

    • B.

      Amare Stoudemire

    • C.

      Steve Nash

    • D.

      Shawn Marion

    Correct Answer
    D. Shawn Marion
    Explanation
    Shawn Marion led the NBA in steals during the 2003-04 season.

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  • 10. 

    Which future member of the Phoenix Suns went to college at UNLV?

    • A.

      Amare Stoudemire

    • B.

      Joe Johnson

    • C.

      Steve Nash

    • D.

      Shawn Marion

    Correct Answer
    D. Shawn Marion
    Explanation
    Shawn Marion is the correct answer because he attended college at UNLV. This information is not explicitly stated in the question, but it is a well-known fact about Marion's background. Marion played for the UNLV Runnin' Rebels from 1997 to 1999 before being selected by the Phoenix Suns in the 1999 NBA Draft. He went on to have a successful career in the NBA, including multiple All-Star appearances and a championship with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011.

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  • 11. 

    Who did the Phoenix Suns get in return from the Atlanta Hawks for Joe Johnson?

    • A.

      Boris Diaw

    • B.

      Marvin Williams

    • C.

      Will Perdue

    • D.

      Steve Nash

    Correct Answer
    A. Boris Diaw
    Explanation
    The Phoenix Suns received Boris Diaw in return from the Atlanta Hawks for Joe Johnson.

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  • 12. 

    Which Suns rookie was suspended for the entire season by the NBA in 1991?

    • A.

      Alvan Adams

    • B.

      Richard Dumas

    • C.

      Michael Cage

    • D.

      Raja Bell

    Correct Answer
    B. Richard Dumas
    Explanation
    Richard Dumas was suspended for the entire season by the NBA in 1991.

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  • 13. 

    What former member of the Phoenix Suns was nicknamed "Socks"?

    • A.

      Richard Dumas

    • B.

      Kyle Macy

    • C.

      Elliot Perry

    • D.

      Frank Johnson

    Correct Answer
    C. Elliot Perry
    Explanation
    Elliot Perry was nicknamed "Socks" during his time as a member of the Phoenix Suns. This nickname was likely given to him due to his exceptional speed and agility on the basketball court. The nickname "Socks" may have been a playful reference to Perry's ability to swiftly move around the court, similar to how socks allow for quick movements on the feet.

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  • 14. 

    Who did the Phoenix Suns draft with the 21st pick of the 1995 draft?

    • A.

      Steve Nash

    • B.

      Michael Finley

    • C.

      Shawn Marion

    • D.

      Richard Dumas

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael Finley
    Explanation
    The Phoenix Suns drafted Michael Finley with the 21st pick of the 1995 draft.

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  • 15. 

    Who did the Phoenix Suns acquire when they traded Michael Finley to the Dallas Mavericks?

    • A.

      Cedric Ceballos

    • B.

      Jason Kidd

    • C.

      Richard Dumas

    • D.

      Kyle Macy

    Correct Answer
    B. Jason Kidd
    Explanation
    The Phoenix Suns acquired Jason Kidd when they traded Michael Finley to the Dallas Mavericks.

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