Fun Trivia Questions On NBA - Philadelphia 76ers

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  • 1. 

    Who was the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers for the duration of their 2007-08 season?

    • A.

      Sam Mitchell

    • B.

      Eddie Jordan

    • C.

      Pat Riley

    • D.

      Maurice Cheeks

    Correct Answer
    D. Maurice Cheeks
    Explanation
    Maurice Cheeks was the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers for the duration of their 2007-08 season.

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  • 2. 

    From what team did the Philadelphia 76ers acquire Moses Malone?

    • A.

      San Antonio Spurs

    • B.

      New York Nets

    • C.

      Houston Rockets

    • D.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    Correct Answer
    C. Houston Rockets
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers acquired Moses Malone from the Houston Rockets.

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  • 3. 

    How many of their 73 games did the Philadelphia 76ers win in their 1972/1973 season?

    • A.

      44 Games

    • B.

      No Games

    • C.

      Nine Games

    • D.

      61 Games

    Correct Answer
    C. Nine Games
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers won nine games out of their 73 games in their 1972/1973 season.

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  • 4. 

    Which Philadelphia 76er won the NBA MVP award three years in a row?

    • A.

      Dikembe Mutombo

    • B.

      Wilt Chamberlain

    • C.

      Moses Malone

    • D.

      Allen Iverson

    Correct Answer
    B. Wilt Chamberlain
    Explanation
    Wilt Chamberlain is the correct answer because he is the only Philadelphia 76er who won the NBA MVP award three years in a row. Dikembe Mutombo, Moses Malone, and Allen Iverson are all notable players who have played for the 76ers, but they did not achieve this feat.

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  • 5. 

    What Philadelphia 76ers star returned to the team for their 1974-75 season?

    • A.

      Wilt Chamberlain

    • B.

      Billy Cunningham

    • C.

      Dolph Schayes

    • D.

      Don Mills

    Correct Answer
    B. Billy Cunningham
    Explanation
    Billy Cunningham returned to the Philadelphia 76ers for their 1974-75 season. He was a prominent player for the team, known for his scoring ability and leadership skills. Cunningham had previously played for the 76ers from 1965 to 1972 before briefly retiring. He then returned to the team and played for them until 1976. Cunningham was an integral part of the 76ers' success during the 1974-75 season, helping them reach the NBA Finals.

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  • 6. 

    Who did the Philadelphia 76ers sweep in four straight games in the first round of the 1983 playoffs?

    • A.

      Houston Rockets

    • B.

      New York Knicks

    • C.

      Boston Celtics

    • D.

      Orlando Magic

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Knicks
    Explanation
    In the first round of the 1983 playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers swept the New York Knicks in four straight games. This means that the 76ers won all four games against the Knicks without losing any. The other options, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics, and Orlando Magic, are not the correct answer as the 76ers did not sweep any of these teams in the first round of the 1983 playoffs.

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  • 7. 

    From what team did the Philadelphia 76ers acquire Eric Snow in 1998?

    • A.

      San Antonio Spurs

    • B.

      Indiana Pacers

    • C.

      Chicago Bulls

    • D.

      Seattle SuperSonics

    Correct Answer
    D. Seattle SuperSonics
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers acquired Eric Snow in 1998 from the Seattle SuperSonics.

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  • 8. 

    In 1983, what Philadelphia 76er won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award?

    • A.

      Bobby Jones

    • B.

      Aaron McKie

    • C.

      Al Cervi

    • D.

      Dana Barros

    Correct Answer
    A. Bobby Jones
    Explanation
    Bobby Jones won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award in 1983.

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  • 9. 

    In 2006, the Philadelphia 76ers missed the playoffs for the second time in how many years?

    • A.

      Three Years

    • B.

      Thirty Years

    • C.

      Two Years

    • D.

      Fifty Years

    Correct Answer
    A. Three Years
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers missed the playoffs for the second time in three years. This implies that they had missed the playoffs in the year prior to 2006 as well.

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  • 10. 

    What team knocked the Philadelphia 76ers out of the playoffs in 1976?

    • A.

      New York Knicks

    • B.

      Oakland Oaks

    • C.

      Baltimore Bullets

    • D.

      Buffalo Braves

    Correct Answer
    D. Buffalo Braves
    Explanation
    In 1976, the Philadelphia 76ers were knocked out of the playoffs by the Buffalo Braves.

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  • 11. 

    How many of the players who began the 1997-98 season with the Philadelphia 76ers also ended it with them?

    • A.

      Five Players

    • B.

      15 Players

    • C.

      No Players

    • D.

      10 Players

    Correct Answer
    A. Five Players
    Explanation
    Five players is the correct answer because it states that there were five players who started the 1997-98 season with the Philadelphia 76ers and also ended it with them. This implies that these players were with the team for the entire season without being traded or released.

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  • 12. 

    What team eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers from the 1964 playoffs in five games?

    • A.

      Boston Celtics

    • B.

      Golden State Warriors

    • C.

      Cincinnati Royals

    • D.

      Detroit Pistons

    Correct Answer
    C. Cincinnati Royals
    Explanation
    The Cincinnati Royals eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers from the 1964 playoffs in five games.

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  • 13. 

    What first-round draft pick did the Philadelphia 76ers pick up in 1984?

    • A.

      Rick Mahorn

    • B.

      Ron Anderson

    • C.

      Charles Barkley

    • D.

      Moses Malone

    Correct Answer
    C. Charles Barkley
    Explanation
    In 1984, the Philadelphia 76ers picked up Charles Barkley as their first-round draft pick. Barkley went on to have a successful career in the NBA and is considered one of the greatest power forwards of all time. He played for the 76ers for eight seasons and was a key player in their success during the late 1980s. Barkley's skill, athleticism, and charismatic personality made him a fan favorite and a valuable asset to the team.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these Philadelphia 76ers suffered a season-ending injury in 1986?

    • A.

      Andrew Toney

    • B.

      Julius Erving

    • C.

      Moses Malone

    • D.

      Charles Barkley

    Correct Answer
    A. Andrew Toney
    Explanation
    Andrew Toney suffered a season-ending injury in 1986.

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  • 15. 

    What team swept the Philadelphia 76ers at home in a 1984 playoff series?

    • A.

      Boston Celtics

    • B.

      Portland Trailblazers

    • C.

      New York Knicks

    • D.

      New Jersey Nets

    Correct Answer
    D. New Jersey Nets
    Explanation
    In the 1984 playoff series, the New Jersey Nets swept the Philadelphia 76ers at home. This means that the Nets won all the games in the series, without losing any. The other options, Boston Celtics, Portland Trailblazers, and New York Knicks, did not achieve this feat in that particular series.

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