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  • 1. 

    Who scored 39 Points for the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of the 1967 post-season?

    • A.

      Luke Jackson

    • B.

      Wali Jones

    • C.

      Hal Greer

    • D.

      Moses Malone

    Correct Answer
    C. Hal Greer
    Explanation
    Hal Greer scored 39 points for the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of the 1967 post-season.

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  • 2. 

    In 1978, the Philadelphia 76ers led a playoff series by what margin before the Celtics came back?

    • A.

      Feb-00

    • B.

      1-Mar

    • C.

      Mar-00

    • D.

      Jan-00

    Correct Answer
    B. 1-Mar
    Explanation
    In 1978, the Philadelphia 76ers led a playoff series by a margin of 1-Mar before the Celtics came back. This means that the 76ers were leading the series by one game to none before the Celtics made a comeback.

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  • 3. 

    In how many games did the Philadelphia 76ers defeat the Boston Celtics in the 1977 playoffs?

    • A.

      5 Games

    • B.

      They Lost To The Celtics

    • C.

      7 Games

    • D.

      4 Games

    Correct Answer
    C. 7 Games
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics in 7 games during the 1977 playoffs.

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  • 4. 

    In the 1966 playoffs, a journalist wrote: "The Celtics played like champions and the Sixers" what?

    • A.

      Didn't Show

    • B.

      Just Played

    • C.

      Played Better

    • D.

      Tried Harder

    Correct Answer
    B. Just Played
    Explanation
    The journalist's statement implies that the Celtics played exceptionally well, like true champions, while the Sixers simply "just played." This suggests that the Celtics outperformed the Sixers in the playoffs, displaying a higher level of skill and dominance. The phrase "just played" implies that the Sixers did not exhibit the same level of excellence as the Celtics, suggesting that they may have underperformed or lacked the same level of competitiveness.

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  • 5. 

    Who swept the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round of the 1999 playoffs?

    • A.

      Atlanta Hawks

    • B.

      Denver Nuggets

    • C.

      Orlando Magic

    • D.

      Indiana Pacers

    Correct Answer
    D. Indiana Pacers
    Explanation
    The Indiana Pacers swept the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round of the 1999 playoffs. This means that the Pacers won all four games in the series against the 76ers without losing a single game. The other options, Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets, and Orlando Magic, did not sweep the 76ers in the second round of the 1999 playoffs.

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  • 6. 

    How many rebounds did Wilt Chamberlain post in the last game of a '67 playoff series against Boston?

    • A.

      16 Rebounds

    • B.

      36 Rebounds

    • C.

      29 Rebounds

    • D.

      55 Rebounds

    Correct Answer
    B. 36 Rebounds
    Explanation
    In the last game of the '67 playoff series against Boston, Wilt Chamberlain posted 36 rebounds.

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  • 7. 

    How many points per game did Philadelphia 76er Charles Barkley average in the 1987 playoffs?

    • A.

      11.2 PPG

    • B.

      24.6 PPG

    • C.

      19.0 PPG

    • D.

      7.1 PPG

    Correct Answer
    B. 24.6 PPG
    Explanation
    In the 1987 playoffs, Philadelphia 76er Charles Barkley averaged 24.6 points per game.

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  • 8. 

    What was the year in which the Philadelphia 76ers missed the playoffs for the first time?

    • A.

      1981

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1972

    • D.

      1962

    Correct Answer
    C. 1972
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers missed the playoffs for the first time in the year 1972.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the Warriors star forward when the Philadelphia 76ers met them in the 1967 NBA finals?

    • A.

      Jerry Lucas

    • B.

      Rick Barry

    • C.

      Joe Fulks

    • D.

      Nate Thurmond

    Correct Answer
    B. Rick Barry
    Explanation
    Rick Barry was the star forward for the Warriors when the Philadelphia 76ers met them in the 1967 NBA finals. He was known for his exceptional scoring ability and was a key player for the Warriors during that time. Barry played a crucial role in leading the team to the finals and was a dominant force on the court.

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  • 10. 

    How many games did it take the Boston Celtics to beat the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1968 playoffs?

    • A.

      5 Games

    • B.

      6 Games

    • C.

      7 Games

    • D.

      4 Games

    Correct Answer
    C. 7 Games
    Explanation
    In the 1968 playoffs, the Boston Celtics took 7 games to beat the Philadelphia 76ers. This means that the two teams played a best-of-seven series, and it took the Celtics the maximum number of games to secure the victory.

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  • 11. 

    Who stunned the Philadelphia 76ers in a 1984 first-round five-game playoff series?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • B.

      Boston Celtics

    • C.

      Milwaukee Bucks

    • D.

      New Jersey Nets

    Correct Answer
    D. New Jersey Nets
    Explanation
    In the 1984 first-round five-game playoff series, the New Jersey Nets stunned the Philadelphia 76ers.

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  • 12. 

    In the 1990 playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers fell to what team in five games?

    • A.

      Charlotte Hornets

    • B.

      Orlando Magic

    • C.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • D.

      Chicago Bulls

    Correct Answer
    D. Chicago Bulls
    Explanation
    In the 1990 playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Chicago Bulls in five games. This means that the Chicago Bulls won the series against the Philadelphia 76ers in a best-of-five format. The other teams mentioned (Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic, and Los Angeles Lakers) did not defeat the Philadelphia 76ers in the playoffs that year.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers the year that Moses Malone won the NBA MVP award?

    • A.

      Billy Cunningham

    • B.

      Maurice Cheeks

    • C.

      Alex Hannum

    • D.

      John Lucas

    Correct Answer
    A. Billy Cunningham
    Explanation
    Billy Cunningham was the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers the year that Moses Malone won the NBA MVP award. This can be inferred from the question which asks for the coach during the specific year that Malone won the award. The other options, Maurice Cheeks, Alex Hannum, and John Lucas, are not relevant to the given question.

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