NBA: Detroit Pistons MCQ Quiz

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Welcome to an NBA quiz about the Detroit Pistons. There are a lot of Pistons located in Fort Wayne until 1957 before they came to Detroit and have so far won three NBA championships. Do you know most of the players and the positions they held? What about the player signings, playoffs, and wins of the team since its inception? Take up this quiz if you consider yourself a Detroit pistons number one fan and know all there is to the team.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which former Detroit Piston went on to coach the WNBA's Detroit Shock?

    • A.

      Bonzi Wells

    • B.

      John Salley

    • C.

      Bill Lambier

    • D.

      Dennis Rodman

    Correct Answer
    C. Bill Lambier
    Explanation
    Bill Lambier is the correct answer because he is a former Detroit Piston who went on to coach the WNBA's Detroit Shock. Lambier played for the Pistons from 1982 to 1993 and was known for his tough and physical style of play. After retiring as a player, Lambier became the head coach of the Detroit Shock in 1998 and led the team to three WNBA championships in 2003, 2006, and 2008. He is known for his defensive coaching strategies and his ability to develop talented players.

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  • 2. 

    Which member of the "Bad Boys" Detroit Pistons did not have his jersey retired?

    • A.

      Bill Laimbeer

    • B.

      Joe Dumars

    • C.

      Isiah Thomas

    • D.

      Dennis Rodman

    Correct Answer
    D. Dennis Rodman
    Explanation
    Dennis Rodman is the correct answer because his jersey was not retired by the "Bad Boys" Detroit Pistons. Although Rodman was a key member of the team during their successful years, his jersey was not honored in the same way as Bill Laimbeer, Joe Dumars, and Isiah Thomas.

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  • 3. 

    Who did the Detroit Pistons refuse to sign at the outset of the 2007-08 season?

    • A.

      Chris Webber

    • B.

      Antonio McDyess

    • C.

      Rasheed Wallace

    • D.

      Chauncey Billups

    Correct Answer
    A. Chris Webber
    Explanation
    The Detroit Pistons refused to sign Chris Webber at the outset of the 2007-08 season.

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  • 4. 

    In the 2007 first playoff round, in how many games did the Detroit Pistons beat the Orlando Magic?

    • A.

      7 Games

    • B.

      4 Games

    • C.

      5 Games

    • D.

      6 Games

    Correct Answer
    B. 4 Games
    Explanation
    The Detroit Pistons beat the Orlando Magic in 4 games in the 2007 first playoff round.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these men from the Detroit Pistons was given the NBA Finals MVP award in 1990?

    • A.

      Chauncey Billups

    • B.

      Isiah Thomas

    • C.

      Grant Hill

    • D.

      Joe Dumars

    Correct Answer
    B. Isiah Thomas
    Explanation
    Isiah Thomas was given the NBA Finals MVP award in 1990 because he played a crucial role in leading the Detroit Pistons to victory in the NBA Finals that year. He displayed exceptional skill and leadership throughout the series, making significant contributions on both ends of the court. Thomas averaged 27.6 points, 7 assists, and 5.2 rebounds per game in the Finals, showcasing his ability to impact the game in multiple ways. His outstanding performance and impact on the Pistons' championship run made him the deserving recipient of the NBA Finals MVP award in 1990.

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  • 6. 

    Who led the Detroit Pistons for the 2007-08 regular season in overall minutes?

    • A.

      Chauncey Billiups

    • B.

      Rasheed Wallace

    • C.

      Tayshaun Prince

    • D.

      Ron Lee

    Correct Answer
    C. Tayshaun Prince
    Explanation
    Tayshaun Prince led the Detroit Pistons for the 2007-08 regular season in overall minutes.

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  • 7. 

    In what year did the Detroit Pistons win their first NBA championship?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      1979

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    C. 1989
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1989. This is the year when the Detroit Pistons won their first NBA championship.

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  • 8. 

    What guard did the Detroit Pistons sign in August 2007?

    • A.

      Jarvis Hayes

    • B.

      Lindsey Hunter

    • C.

      Richard Hamilton

    • D.

      Chauncey Billups

    Correct Answer
    A. Jarvis Hayes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jarvis Hayes. In August 2007, the Detroit Pistons signed Jarvis Hayes as a guard.

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  • 9. 

    What Detroit Piston was second in NBA free throw percentage in the 2007-08 regular season?

    • A.

      Theo Ratliff

    • B.

      Juan Dixon

    • C.

      Chauncey Billups

    • D.

      Arron Afflalo

    Correct Answer
    C. Chauncey Billups
    Explanation
    Chauncey Billups was the second player in NBA free throw percentage in the 2007-08 regular season. This means that he had a high success rate when shooting free throws during that season.

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  • 10. 

    What Defensive Player of the Year played an important role in the 1990 champion Detroit Pistons?

    • A.

      Dennis Rodman

    • B.

      Magic Johnson

    • C.

      Ben Wallace

    • D.

      Grant Hill

    Correct Answer
    A. Dennis Rodman
    Explanation
    Dennis Rodman is the correct answer because he was a key defensive player for the 1990 champion Detroit Pistons. Rodman's exceptional rebounding and defensive skills were crucial in the Pistons' success that year. His ability to guard multiple positions and disrupt opponents' offenses made him a valuable asset to the team. Rodman's contributions on the defensive end helped the Pistons win the championship in 1990.

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  • 11. 

    Who did Rasheed Wallace take the place of at the 2008 NBA All-Star Game?

    • A.

      Kevin Garnett

    • B.

      Chris Bosh

    • C.

      Kobe Bryant

    • D.

      Tim Duncan

    Correct Answer
    A. Kevin Garnett
    Explanation
    Rasheed Wallace took the place of Kevin Garnett at the 2008 NBA All-Star Game.

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  • 12. 

    In the 2007-08 playoffs, what Detroit Piston made his first playoff appearance since 2000?

    • A.

      Antonio McDyess

    • B.

      Rodney Stuckey

    • C.

      Theo Ratliff

    • D.

      Chauncey Billups

    Correct Answer
    C. Theo Ratliff
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Theo Ratliff. In the 2007-08 playoffs, Theo Ratliff made his first playoff appearance since 2000.

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  • 13. 

    Who scored a game-winning 3-pointer against the Detroit Pistons in Game 5 of the 2005 NBA finals?

    • A.

      Tony Parker

    • B.

      Robert Horry

    • C.

      David Robinson

    • D.

      Tim Duncan

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Horry
    Explanation
    Robert Horry scored a game-winning 3-pointer against the Detroit Pistons in Game 5 of the 2005 NBA finals.

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  • 14. 

    What former Detroit Piston was the team's General Manager during the 2007-08 season?

    • A.

      Joe Dumars

    • B.

      Ben Wallace

    • C.

      Dennis Rodman

    • D.

      Isiah Thomas

    Correct Answer
    A. Joe Dumars
    Explanation
    Joe Dumars was the correct answer because he served as the General Manager for the Detroit Pistons during the 2007-08 season. Dumars was a former player for the Pistons and had a successful career with the team, including winning two NBA championships. As the General Manager, Dumars was responsible for making personnel decisions, such as drafting players and making trades, to build the team's roster. His tenure as General Manager included several successful seasons for the Pistons, although the 2007-08 season was not one of their strongest.

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  • 15. 

    What Detroit Piston was named the 1989 NBA Finals MVP?

    • A.

      Ben Wallace

    • B.

      Ray Scott

    • C.

      Dennis Rodman

    • D.

      Joe Dumars

    Correct Answer
    D. Joe Dumars
    Explanation
    Joe Dumars was named the 1989 NBA Finals MVP because of his exceptional performance throughout the series. He played a crucial role in leading the Detroit Pistons to victory against the Los Angeles Lakers. Dumars displayed great skill and consistency on both ends of the court, contributing significantly to his team's success. His scoring ability, defensive prowess, and leadership qualities made him the standout player of the finals, deserving of the MVP title.

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