NBA - Utah Jazz Trivia

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  • 1. 

    In what season did the Utah Jazz first make the NBA playoffs?

    • A.

      1987-1988

    • B.

      1992-1993

    • C.

      1979-1980

    • D.

      1983-1984

    Correct Answer
    D. 1983-1984
    Explanation
    The Utah Jazz first made the NBA playoffs in the 1983-1984 season.

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  • 2. 

    What Utah Jazz player was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team for the 1985-1986 season?

    • A.

      Karl Malone

    • B.

      John Stockton

    • C.

      Pace Mannion

    • D.

      David Pope

    Correct Answer
    A. Karl Malone
    Explanation
    Karl Malone was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team for the 1985-1986 season. Malone, also known as "The Mailman," had an impressive rookie season, averaging 14.9 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. He went on to have a highly successful career, becoming one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history. Malone played the majority of his career with the Utah Jazz, where he formed a dynamic duo with point guard John Stockton. Together, they led the Jazz to multiple playoff appearances and were known for their pick-and-roll plays.

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  • 3. 

    What Utah Jazz player was known as "The Whopper"?

    • A.

      Mark Eaton

    • B.

      Rich Kelley

    • C.

      Billy Paultz

    • D.

      Thurl Bailey

    Correct Answer
    C. Billy Paultz
    Explanation
    Billy Paultz was known as "The Whopper" during his time with the Utah Jazz. He earned this nickname due to his large size and physical presence on the court. Paultz was a skilled center known for his strong defensive abilities and rebounding skills. He played for the Jazz from 1975 to 1976, making a significant impact on the team during his tenure. Paultz's nickname, "The Whopper," reflects his formidable presence and contributions to the Utah Jazz.

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  • 4. 

    Who did the Utah Jazz beat in the 1984 NBA Playoffs' first round for their first post-season win?

    • A.

      Portland Trail Blazers

    • B.

      Denver Nuggets

    • C.

      Kansas City Kings

    • D.

      Phoenix Suns

    Correct Answer
    B. Denver Nuggets
    Explanation
    The Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets in the 1984 NBA Playoffs' first round for their first post-season win.

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  • 5. 

    How many times did Karl Malone lead the Utah Jazz in points scored in a season?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    A. 17
    Explanation
    Karl Malone led the Utah Jazz in points scored in a season 17 times. This means that in 17 different seasons, Malone scored the most points for the Utah Jazz, indicating his consistent dominance and scoring ability throughout his career with the team.

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  • 6. 

    What team upset the Utah Jazz in the first round of the 1987 NBA Playoffs?

    • A.

      Golden State Warriors

    • B.

      Seattle SuperSonics

    • C.

      Portland Trail Blazers

    • D.

      Houston Rockets

    Correct Answer
    A. Golden State Warriors
    Explanation
    The Golden State Warriors upset the Utah Jazz in the first round of the 1987 NBA Playoffs.

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  • 7. 

    Which team eliminated the second-seeded Utah Jazz in the first round of the 1989 NBA Playoffs?

    • A.

      Denver Nuggets

    • B.

      Golden State Warriors

    • C.

      Houston Rockets

    • D.

      Seattle SuperSonics

    Correct Answer
    B. Golden State Warriors
    Explanation
    In the first round of the 1989 NBA Playoffs, the Golden State Warriors eliminated the second-seeded Utah Jazz.

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  • 8. 

    What seed were the Utah Jazz in the 1995 NBA Playoffs?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    A. Three
    Explanation
    In the 1995 NBA Playoffs, the Utah Jazz were the third seed. This means that they were ranked as the third-best team in their conference during the regular season. As the third seed, they would have faced off against the sixth seed in the first round of the playoffs.

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  • 9. 

    What player had to enter a drug rehabilitation program before ever suiting up for the Utah Jazz?

    • A.

      Freeman Williams

    • B.

      John Drew

    • C.

      Mark Eaton

    • D.

      Rickey Green

    Correct Answer
    B. John Drew
    Explanation
    John Drew had to enter a drug rehabilitation program before ever suiting up for the Utah Jazz. This implies that John Drew had a history of drug addiction or substance abuse that required him to undergo rehabilitation before he could join the team.

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  • 10. 

    How many Olympic Gold Medals did John Stockton and Karl Malone win in total?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    John Stockton and Karl Malone, both basketball players, played for the Utah Jazz during their careers. Although they were highly successful and achieved numerous accolades, including being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, they did not win any Olympic gold medals. Therefore, the given answer of 4 is incorrect.

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  • 11. 

    The Jazz basketball franchise in the NBA was moved to Utah from what city?

    • A.

      Charlotte

    • B.

      Miami

    • C.

      Baltimore

    • D.

      New Orleans

    Correct Answer
    D. New Orleans
    Explanation
    The Jazz basketball franchise in the NBA was moved to Utah from New Orleans.

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  • 12. 

    In 1982-1983, what Utah Jazz player had 275 blocked shots to finish second to Tree Rollins?

    • A.

      Mark Eaton

    • B.

      Ben Poquette

    • C.

      Jeff Wilkins

    • D.

      Danny Schayes

    Correct Answer
    A. Mark Eaton
    Explanation
    In the 1982-1983 season, Mark Eaton, a player for the Utah Jazz, had 275 blocked shots, which placed him in second position. The question is asking for the player who finished second to Tree Rollins in terms of blocked shots during that season. Therefore, the correct answer is Mark Eaton.

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  • 13. 

    When was the first season the Utah Jazz reached the Western Conference Finals?

    • A.

      1991-1992

    • B.

      1990-1991

    • C.

      1992-1993

    • D.

      1993-1994

    Correct Answer
    A. 1991-1992
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1991-1992. This was the first season that the Utah Jazz reached the Western Conference Finals.

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  • 14. 

    The Utah Jazz lost their opener in the Delta Center to what team?

    • A.

      Minnesota Timberwolves

    • B.

      Los Angeles Clippers

    • C.

      Seattle SuperSonics

    • D.

      Sacramento Kings

    Correct Answer
    C. Seattle SuperSonics
    Explanation
    The Utah Jazz lost their opener in the Delta Center to the Seattle SuperSonics.

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  • 15. 

    Who did the Utah Jazz defeat in the 2007 NBA Playoffs to advance to the Western Conference Finals?

    • A.

      Golden State Warriors

    • B.

      Houston Rockets

    • C.

      Dallas Mavericks

    • D.

      Phoenix Suns

    Correct Answer
    A. Golden State Warriors
    Explanation
    In the 2007 NBA Playoffs, the Utah Jazz defeated the Golden State Warriors to advance to the Western Conference Finals.

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