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  • 1. 

    For the 2012-13 season, the Toronto Raptors suffered their only preseason loss against which team?

    • A.

      Portland Trail Blazers

    • B.

      Detroit Pistons

    • C.

      L.A. Lakers

    • D.

      San Antonio Spurs

    Correct Answer
    B. Detroit Pistons
    Explanation
    In the 2012-13 season, the Toronto Raptors suffered their only preseason loss against the Detroit Pistons. This means that they won all their other preseason games against other teams.

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  • 2. 

    The Toronto Raptors played their only triple-overtime game of the 2012-13 season against which team?

    • A.

      Minnesota Timberwolves

    • B.

      Utah Jazz

    • C.

      Brooklyn Nets

    • D.

      Sacramento Kings

    Correct Answer
    B. Utah Jazz
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Utah Jazz. The question asks about the only triple-overtime game played by the Toronto Raptors in the 2012-13 season. Out of the given options, the Utah Jazz is the only team mentioned that could potentially have played this game.

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  • 3. 

    Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau won Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for which month in the 2012-13 season?

    • A.

      January

    • B.

      December

    • C.

      October

    • D.

      March

    Correct Answer
    A. January
    Explanation
    In the 2012-13 season, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau won Eastern Conference Coach of the Month in January. This suggests that Thibodeau had an exceptional performance as a coach during that month, leading his team to victories and displaying effective leadership skills. The award recognizes his ability to guide and motivate his players, resulting in their success on the court.

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  • 4. 

    How many different starting lineups did the Cleveland Cavaliers use during the 2012-13 season?

    • A.

      36

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      54

    • D.

      29

    Correct Answer
    B. 12
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 12. This indicates that the Cleveland Cavaliers used 12 different starting lineups during the 2012-13 season. This suggests that the team experimented with various combinations of players in their starting lineup throughout the season, possibly due to injuries, performance issues, or strategic adjustments.

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  • 5. 

    The Cleveland Cavaliers' only overtime game of 2012-13 was against which team?

    • A.

      Portland Trail Blazers

    • B.

      Utah Jazz

    • C.

      L.A. Lakers

    • D.

      Minnesota Timberwolves

    Correct Answer
    A. Portland Trail Blazers
    Explanation
    In the 2012-2013 season, the Cleveland Cavaliers played only one overtime game. The question is asking which team they played against in that game. The correct answer is the Portland Trail Blazers.

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  • 6. 

    The Detroit Pistons collected their only win in March 2013 against which team?

    • A.

      Charlotte Bobcats

    • B.

      Cleveland Cavaliers

    • C.

      Milwaukee Bucks

    • D.

      Philadelphia 76ers

    Correct Answer
    A. Charlotte Bobcats
    Explanation
    In March 2013, the Detroit Pistons managed to secure their only victory against the Charlotte Bobcats. This indicates that the Pistons were not very successful during that month, as they were only able to defeat one team. The other options, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Philadelphia 76ers, were not the teams that the Pistons were able to defeat during that time.

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  • 7. 

    The Detroit Pistons opened the 2012-13 season with a loss to which team?

    • A.

      New Orleans Hornets

    • B.

      Brooklyn Nets

    • C.

      Houston Rockets

    • D.

      Utah Jazz

    Correct Answer
    C. Houston Rockets
    Explanation
    The Detroit Pistons opened the 2012-13 season with a loss to the Houston Rockets.

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  • 8. 

    Prior to being hired as the Bobcats head coach, where did Steve Clifford work?

    • A.

      Miami Heat

    • B.

      Boston Celtics

    • C.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • D.

      Butler University

    Correct Answer
    C. Los Angeles Lakers
    Explanation
    Steve Clifford worked for the Los Angeles Lakers prior to being hired as the Bobcats head coach.

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  • 9. 

    Who ended up with a higher Player Efficiency Rating for the 2012-13 regular season?

    • A.

      Al Horford

    • B.

      Tiago Splitter

    • C.

      Manu Ginobili

    • D.

      Greg Monroe

    Correct Answer
    A. Al Horford
    Explanation
    Al Horford ended up with a higher Player Efficiency Rating for the 2012-13 regular season compared to Tiago Splitter, Manu Ginobili, and Greg Monroe. The Player Efficiency Rating (PER) is a measure of a player's overall performance, taking into account their statistics such as scoring, rebounding, assists, and other factors. Based on the available information, Al Horford had the highest PER among the given options for the 2012-13 regular season.

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  • 10. 

    Whose 2012-13 regular season Player Efficiency Rating was the highest out of these NBA stars?

    • A.

      Paul Millsap

    • B.

      Robin Lopez

    • C.

      Dwyane Wade

    • D.

      John Wall

    Correct Answer
    C. Dwyane Wade
    Explanation
    Dwyane Wade had the highest Player Efficiency Rating (PER) during the 2012-13 regular season among the NBA stars listed. PER is a measure of a player's overall performance, taking into account various statistical categories such as points, rebounds, assists, and efficiency. Wade's high PER indicates that he was the most effective and impactful player during that season compared to Paul Millsap, Robin Lopez, and John Wall.

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  • 11. 

    Which player finished the 2012-13 regular season with the better Player Efficiency Rating?

    • A.

      Jose Calderon

    • B.

      Kenneth Faried

    • C.

      Samuel Dalembert

    • D.

      Larry Sanders

    Correct Answer
    D. Larry Sanders
    Explanation
    Larry Sanders finished the 2012-13 regular season with the better Player Efficiency Rating.

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  • 12. 

    Who had the higher Player Efficiency Rating (PER) out of these NBA players for the 2012-13 regular season?

    • A.

      LaMarcus Aldridge

    • B.

      Deron Williams

    • C.

      Dwight Howard

    • D.

      Anthony Davis

    Correct Answer
    D. Anthony Davis
    Explanation
    Anthony Davis had the higher Player Efficiency Rating (PER) out of these NBA players for the 2012-13 regular season. This means that he had a higher overall impact and effectiveness on the court compared to LaMarcus Aldridge, Deron Williams, and Dwight Howard during that specific season.

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  • 13. 

    Whose regular season play in 2012-13 gave them the higher Player Efficiency Rating?

    • A.

      Russell Westbrook

    • B.

      David Lee

    • C.

      Carmelo Anthony

    • D.

      Deron Williams

    Correct Answer
    C. Carmelo Anthony
    Explanation
    Carmelo Anthony had a higher Player Efficiency Rating (PER) than the other players mentioned during the regular season play in 2012-13. PER is a measure of a player's overall efficiency and effectiveness on the court, taking into account various statistics such as points, rebounds, assists, and shooting percentages. Based on the available information, Carmelo Anthony's performance in the 2012-13 season was superior in terms of his overall impact and productivity compared to Russell Westbrook, David Lee, and Deron Williams.

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  • 14. 

    Who ended up with a higher Player Efficiency Rating for the 2012-13 regular season?

    • A.

      Samuel Dalembert

    • B.

      Tyson Chandler

    • C.

      Jordan Hill

    • D.

      Jose Calderon

    Correct Answer
    B. Tyson Chandler
    Explanation
    Tyson Chandler ended up with a higher Player Efficiency Rating (PER) for the 2012-13 regular season compared to Samuel Dalembert, Jordan Hill, and Jose Calderon. PER is a statistic that measures a player's overall efficiency and productivity on the court. It takes into account various factors such as scoring, rebounding, assists, and other positive contributions, while also considering negative factors such as turnovers and missed shots. Based on his performance in the 2012-13 regular season, Tyson Chandler had a higher PER than the other players mentioned.

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  • 15. 

    Whose regular season play in 2012-13 gave them the higher Player Efficiency Rating?

    • A.

      LaMarcus Aldridge

    • B.

      Tyson Chandler

    • C.

      David West

    • D.

      Dwight Howard

    Correct Answer
    A. LaMarcus Aldridge
    Explanation
    LaMarcus Aldridge had the higher Player Efficiency Rating (PER) during the regular season play in 2012-13 compared to Tyson Chandler, David West, and Dwight Howard. PER is a metric used to measure a player's overall performance by taking into account various statistics such as points, rebounds, assists, and efficiency. This suggests that Aldridge had a more impactful and efficient season compared to the other players listed.

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