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  • 1. 

    Which player played for the 76ers, the Suns, and the Rockets?

    • A.

      Isiah Thomas

    • B.

      Michael Jordan

    • C.

      Kobe Bryant

    • D.

      Charles Barkley

    Correct Answer
    D. Charles Barkley
    Explanation
    Charles Barkley is the correct answer because he played for the 76ers from 1984-1992, the Suns from 1992-1996, and the Rockets from 1996-2000. He is known for his successful career in the NBA, playing for multiple teams and earning numerous accolades including being named an NBA All-Star 11 times.

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  • 2. 

    Which Houston player won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 1978-79?

    • A.

      Magic Johnson

    • B.

      Wes Unseld

    • C.

      Moses Malone

    • D.

      Bob Cousy

    Correct Answer
    C. Moses Malone
    Explanation
    Moses Malone won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 1978-79. This award is given to the player who is considered the most valuable to their team based on their performance and impact on the game. Malone's exceptional skills and contributions to the Houston team during that season earned him this prestigious recognition.

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  • 3. 

    Which team won 3 games vs. the Houston Rockets in the 1993-94 NBA Championship Series?

    • A.

      Boston Celtics

    • B.

      New York Knicks

    • C.

      Miami Heat

    • D.

      Chicago Bulls

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Knicks
    Explanation
    The New York Knicks won 3 games against the Houston Rockets in the 1993-94 NBA Championship Series.

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  • 4. 

    Who defeated the Houston Rockets, 4 games to 2, in the 1985-86 NBA Championship?

    • A.

      Portland Trail Blazers

    • B.

      Chicago Bulls

    • C.

      New York Knicks

    • D.

      Boston Celtics

    Correct Answer
    D. Boston Celtics
    Explanation
    The Boston Celtics defeated the Houston Rockets, 4 games to 2, in the 1985-86 NBA Championship.

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  • 5. 

    Which Houston Rockets player was the 8th leading scorer during the 1985-86 season?

    • A.

      Charles Barkley

    • B.

      Shaquille O'Neal

    • C.

      Hakeem Olajuwon

    • D.

      Glenn Robinson

    Correct Answer
    C. Hakeem Olajuwon
    Explanation
    During the 1985-86 season, Hakeem Olajuwon was the 8th leading scorer for the Houston Rockets. Olajuwon was known for his exceptional skills as a center, both offensively and defensively. He played a crucial role in leading the Rockets to success during that season, contributing significantly to their scoring efforts. His talent and contributions on the court made him one of the top scorers for the team during that particular season.

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  • 6. 

    The Houston Rockets had the 12th leading scorer during the 1989-90 NBA season, who was?

    • A.

      Hakeem Olajuwon

    • B.

      Terry Cummings

    • C.

      Dominique Wilkins

    • D.

      Kiki Vandeweghe

    Correct Answer
    A. Hakeem Olajuwon
    Explanation
    Hakeem Olajuwon was the 12th leading scorer during the 1989-90 NBA season for the Houston Rockets. This means that among all the players in the league that season, Olajuwon ranked 12th in terms of total points scored.

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  • 7. 

    Which Rocket was 3rd in scoring (27.3 points per game) in the 1993-94 NBA season?

    • A.

      Charles Barkley

    • B.

      Hakeem Olajuwon

    • C.

      Julius Erving

    • D.

      Antawn Jamison

    Correct Answer
    B. Hakeem Olajuwon
    Explanation
    Hakeem Olajuwon was the 3rd highest scorer in the 1993-94 NBA season with an average of 27.3 points per game. Charles Barkley, Julius Erving, and Antawn Jamison were not part of the Rockets team during that season.

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  • 8. 

    Which Houston Rockets player averaged 23.2 points per game during the 1996-97 season?

    • A.

      Antonio McDyess

    • B.

      Hakeem Olajuwon

    • C.

      Shareef Abdur-Rahim

    • D.

      Larry Bird

    Correct Answer
    B. Hakeem Olajuwon
    Explanation
    Hakeem Olajuwon is the correct answer because he was a Houston Rockets player who averaged 23.2 points per game during the 1996-97 season. Olajuwon is a well-known basketball player who played for the Rockets for the majority of his career and was known for his scoring ability.

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  • 9. 

    Who was 17th in scoring (18.9 ppg.) in the 1998-99 NBA season playing for the Houston Rockets?

    • A.

      Grant Hill

    • B.

      Moses Malone

    • C.

      Hakeem Olajuwon

    • D.

      Bernard King

    Correct Answer
    C. Hakeem Olajuwon
    Explanation
    Hakeem Olajuwon was the 17th highest scorer in the 1998-99 NBA season while playing for the Houston Rockets. He averaged 18.9 points per game during that season.

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  • 10. 

    During the 2001-02 season, who was the first rookie to lead Houston in blocks since Hakeem Olajuwon?

    • A.

      Eddie Griffin

    • B.

      Jay Williams

    • C.

      Carmelo Anthony

    • D.

      Andre Iguodala

    Correct Answer
    A. Eddie Griffin
    Explanation
    Eddie Griffin was the first rookie to lead Houston in blocks since Hakeem Olajuwon during the 2001-02 season. This means that no other rookie player in Houston had achieved this feat before Griffin in that particular season.

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  • 11. 

    How tall is Yao Ming?

    • A.

      6 Feet 11 Inches

    • B.

      6 Feet 10 Inches

    • C.

      7 Feet 6 Inches

    • D.

      7 Feet 1 Inches

    Correct Answer
    C. 7 Feet 6 Inches
    Explanation
    Yao Ming is 7 feet 6 inches tall.

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  • 12. 

    In 2004-05, who averaged more points per game during Rockets' regular season?

    • A.

      Maurice Taylor

    • B.

      Rod Strickland

    • C.

      Dikembe Mutombo

    • D.

      Tracy McGrady

    Correct Answer
    D. Tracy McGrady
    Explanation
    Tracy McGrady averaged more points per game during the Rockets' regular season in 2004-05 compared to Maurice Taylor, Rod Strickland, and Dikembe Mutombo.

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  • 13. 

    Which Houston Rocket player missed the last part of the 2005-2006 NBA season due to back problems?

    • A.

      Tracy McGrady

    • B.

      Ryan Bowen

    • C.

      Yao Ming

    • D.

      Stromile Swift

    Correct Answer
    A. Tracy McGrady
    Explanation
    Tracy McGrady missed the last part of the 2005-2006 NBA season due to back problems. This indicates that he was unable to play because of an injury to his back. Yao Ming, Ryan Bowen, and Stromile Swift are not mentioned as having back problems or missing any games due to back issues during that season.

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  • 14. 

    What Houston Rocket player underwent foot surgery at the end of the 2005-2006 NBA season?

    • A.

      Luther Head

    • B.

      Yao Ming

    • C.

      Tracy McGrady

    • D.

      Juwan Howard

    Correct Answer
    B. Yao Ming
    Explanation
    Yao Ming underwent foot surgery at the end of the 2005-2006 NBA season.

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  • 15. 

    Which of these Houston Rockets players made the 2006 NBA All-Star Game?

    • A.

      Bob Sura

    • B.

      Yao Ming

    • C.

      Stromile Swift

    • D.

      Dikembe Mutombo

    Correct Answer
    B. Yao Ming
    Explanation
    Yao Ming made the 2006 NBA All-Star Game.

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  • 16. 

    What Houston Rocket player was the starting forward for the West in the 2006 NBA All-Star Game?

    • A.

      Bob Sura

    • B.

      Yao Ming

    • C.

      Tracy McGrady

    • D.

      Stromile Swift

    Correct Answer
    C. Tracy McGrady
    Explanation
    Tracy McGrady was the starting forward for the West in the 2006 NBA All-Star Game.

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