Do You Know About Rick Barry?

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  • 1. 

    What was Rick Barry elected to in 1987?

    • A.

      Naismith Basketball Hall Of Fame

    • B.

      Congress

    • C.

      MBP Hall Of Fame

    • D.

      College President

    Correct Answer
    A. Naismith Basketball Hall Of Fame
    Explanation
    Rick Barry was elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987. This prestigious honor is awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions to the sport of basketball. Rick Barry's exceptional skills and achievements in basketball throughout his career led to his induction into the Hall of Fame.

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  • 2. 

    What book series did Rick Barry write in the early '90s for managers and coaches?

    • A.

      Rick Barry's Basketball For Dummies

    • B.

      Rick Barry's Pro Basketball Bible

    • C.

      Rick Barry's All Basketball

    • D.

      Rick Barry's Basketball For Coaches

    Correct Answer
    B. Rick Barry's Pro Basketball Bible
    Explanation
    Rick Barry wrote the book series "Rick Barry's Pro Basketball Bible" in the early '90s for managers and coaches. This book series is likely a comprehensive guide that provides in-depth information, strategies, and insights into the game of basketball from a professional player's perspective. It is aimed at helping managers and coaches improve their knowledge and skills in coaching and managing basketball teams.

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  • 3. 

    What championship sporting event did Rick Barry take part in during 2005?

    • A.

      Baseball Championship

    • B.

      Volleyball Championship

    • C.

      Coca Cola 500 Championship

    • D.

      World Long Drive Championship

    Correct Answer
    D. World Long Drive Championship
    Explanation
    Rick Barry took part in the World Long Drive Championship in 2005.

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  • 4. 

    Rick Barry led the NBA league 6 times for what?

    • A.

      Dribbling

    • B.

      3 Point Line Shooting

    • C.

      Assists

    • D.

      Free Throw Shooting

    Correct Answer
    D. Free Throw Shooting
    Explanation
    Rick Barry led the NBA league 6 times for free throw shooting. This means that he had the highest percentage of successful free throw shots in the league for six different seasons. Free throw shooting is an important skill in basketball, as it allows a player to score points without any defensive interference. Rick Barry's ability to consistently make free throws helped him excel in this aspect of the game and earn the top spot in the league multiple times.

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  • 5. 

    Rick Barry won the NBA Finals MVP in '75 while playing for what team?

    • A.

      Golden State Warriors

    • B.

      Washington Bullets

    • C.

      Houston Sonics

    • D.

      New Orleans Wizzards

    Correct Answer
    A. Golden State Warriors
    Explanation
    Rick Barry won the NBA Finals MVP in '75 while playing for the Golden State Warriors.

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  • 6. 

    What book did Rick Barry co-author about himself in the early '70s?

    • A.

      Rick Barry Tells All

    • B.

      Rick Barry, Do You Believe It

    • C.

      Confessions Of A Basketball Gypsy

    • D.

      Here Lies Rick Barry

    Correct Answer
    C. Confessions Of A Basketball Gypsy
    Explanation
    "Confessions Of A Basketball Gypsy" is the correct answer because it accurately reflects the topic of the book that Rick Barry co-authored in the early '70s. The title suggests that the book is about Barry's experiences and insights as a basketball player, possibly exploring his nomadic journey in the sport.

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  • 7. 

    On what TV show did Rick Barry make a guest appearance on in 1984?

    • A.

      Starsky And Hutch

    • B.

      Dukes Of Hazzard

    • C.

      Facts Of Life

    • D.

      Fame

    Correct Answer
    D. Fame
    Explanation
    Rick Barry made a guest appearance on the TV show "Fame" in 1984.

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  • 8. 

    Rick Barry appeared on April 24, 2006 on what TV talk show?

    • A.

      Judge Judy

    • B.

      Oprah

    • C.

      Dr. Phil

    • D.

      Quite Frankly With Stephen A. Smith

    Correct Answer
    D. Quite Frankly With Stephen A. Smith
    Explanation
    Rick Barry appeared on April 24, 2006 on the TV talk show "Quite Frankly With Stephen A. Smith".

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  • 9. 

    What 1987 contest show did Rick Barry help call?

    • A.

      NBA Jump Shot Contest

    • B.

      NBA Free Throw Contest

    • C.

      NBA All Star Contest

    • D.

      NBA Slam Dunk Contest

    Correct Answer
    D. NBA Slam Dunk Contest
    Explanation
    Rick Barry helped call the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 1987.

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  • 10. 

    Hall of Famer Rick Barry finished out his career on which team?

    • A.

      San Antonio Spurs

    • B.

      Houston Rockets

    • C.

      Golden State Warriors

    • D.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    Correct Answer
    B. Houston Rockets
    Explanation
    Rick Barry finished out his career with the Houston Rockets. This can be inferred from the given options, where the Houston Rockets is the only team mentioned that Rick Barry played for at the end of his career.

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  • 11. 

    How many teams did Rick Barry play for during his NBA career?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    D. 3
    Explanation
    Rick Barry played for three teams during his NBA career. This indicates that he changed teams at least once, but not more than three times.

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  • 12. 

    What Global Basketball Association team did Rick Barry coach in the 1990's?

    • A.

      Cedar Rapids Sharpshooters

    • B.

      Denver Dinosaurs

    • C.

      Seattle Sonics

    • D.

      Richmond Rockets

    Correct Answer
    A. Cedar Rapids Sharpshooters
    Explanation
    Rick Barry coached the Cedar Rapids Sharpshooters in the 1990's.

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  • 13. 

    Who did Rick Barry co-host a radio show with in the early 2000's in San Francisco?

    • A.

      Howard Stein

    • B.

      Marky Man

    • C.

      Bob Romsky

    • D.

      Rod Brooks

    Correct Answer
    D. Rod Brooks
    Explanation
    Rick Barry co-hosted a radio show with Rod Brooks in the early 2000s in San Francisco.

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