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  • 1. 

    What team eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers from the 1982 playoffs in six games?

    • A.

      Detroit Pistons

    • B.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • C.

      Orlando Magic

    • D.

      Chicago Bulls

    Correct Answer
    B. Los Angeles Lakers
    Explanation
    In the 1982 playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers were eliminated by the Los Angeles Lakers in six games. This means that the Lakers won four out of the six games played against the 76ers, resulting in the 76ers being knocked out of the playoffs.

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  • 2. 

    What Philadelphia 76er was nicknamed "The Boston Strangler" by Boston Celtics fans?

    • A.

      Karl Malone

    • B.

      Andrew Toney

    • C.

      Moses Malone

    • D.

      Charles Barkley

    Correct Answer
    B. Andrew Toney
    Explanation
    Andrew Toney was nicknamed "The Boston Strangler" by Boston Celtics fans. This nickname was given to him because of his exceptional performances against the Celtics during the playoffs. Toney was known for his scoring ability and clutch performances, particularly against the Celtics. His ability to "strangle" the Celtics' defense and consistently score against them earned him this nickname from their fans.

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  • 3. 

    What name is used by Philadelphia 76ers fans to describe the years between 1991 and 1996?

    • A.

      The Depressing Times

    • B.

      The End Days

    • C.

      The Championship Years

    • D.

      The Dark Ages

    Correct Answer
    D. The Dark Ages
    Explanation
    The name "The Dark Ages" is used by Philadelphia 76ers fans to describe the years between 1991 and 1996. This suggests that during this period, the team experienced a decline or lack of success, which is associated with a dark and difficult time. The term "Dark Ages" implies that the team was going through a challenging phase, possibly struggling to achieve victories or maintain a competitive position in the league.

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  • 4. 

    How many games were the Philadelphia 76ers able to win against the Bucks in the 1987 post-season?

    • A.

      1 Game

    • B.

      4 Games

    • C.

      2 Games

    • D.

      0 Games

    Correct Answer
    C. 2 Games
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers were able to win 2 games against the Bucks in the 1987 post-season.

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  • 5. 

    How many points did Allen Iverson score in the Philadelphia 76ers final 2003 playoff game?

    • A.

      12 Points

    • B.

      38 Points

    • C.

      22 Points

    • D.

      61 Points

    Correct Answer
    B. 38 Points
    Explanation
    Allen Iverson scored 38 points in the Philadelphia 76ers final 2003 playoff game.

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of the move that Julius Erving executed in the 1980 NBA championship series?

    • A.

      Baseboard Move

    • B.

      Baseball Move

    • C.

      Baseline Move

    • D.

      Bastion Move

    Correct Answer
    C. Baseline Move
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Baseline Move. In the 1980 NBA championship series, Julius Erving executed a move known as the Baseline Move. This move involves driving towards the baseline, or the area along the outer edge of the court, in order to create scoring opportunities or pass the ball to a teammate. It is a commonly used move in basketball and requires quick footwork and agility to navigate around defenders.

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  • 7. 

    Which future star did the Philadelphia 76ers beat to advance to the 1977 Eastern Conference finals?

    • A.

      Charles Barkley

    • B.

      Moses Malone

    • C.

      Julius Erving

    • D.

      Allen Iverson

    Correct Answer
    B. Moses Malone
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers beat Moses Malone to advance to the 1977 Eastern Conference finals. Moses Malone was a future star in the NBA and played for the Houston Rockets at the time. The 76ers were able to defeat Malone and the Rockets, showcasing their strength and talent as a team. This victory propelled the 76ers to the Eastern Conference finals, highlighting their potential for success in the league.

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  • 8. 

    Which player did the Philadelphia 76ers lose to injury at the beginning of the 1986 playoffs?

    • A.

      Allen Iverson

    • B.

      Charles Barkley

    • C.

      Moses Malone

    • D.

      Rick Mahorn

    Correct Answer
    C. Moses Malone
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers lost Moses Malone to injury at the beginning of the 1986 playoffs.

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  • 9. 

    In the 1991 playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers dealt what team one of their two post-season losses?

    • A.

      New Jersey Nets

    • B.

      Miami Heat

    • C.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • D.

      Chicago Bulls

    Correct Answer
    D. Chicago Bulls
    Explanation
    During the 1991 playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers faced several teams, but the team that handed them one of their two post-season losses was the Chicago Bulls. This means that the Chicago Bulls defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in one of their playoff games, contributing to their overall post-season record.

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  • 10. 

    What Philadelphia 76ers squad was voted the best team in league history by the NBA?

    • A.

      1981-82 Team

    • B.

      1966-67 Team

    • C.

      1951-52 Team

    • D.

      1991-92 Team

    Correct Answer
    B. 1966-67 Team
    Explanation
    The 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers team was voted the best team in league history by the NBA. This team, led by Wilt Chamberlain, had an impressive season with a record of 68-13, which was the best regular-season record at that time. They went on to win the NBA championship, defeating the San Francisco Warriors in the Finals. Chamberlain was the league's Most Valuable Player that season and the team had a strong supporting cast, including Hal Greer and Billy Cunningham. Their dominant performance and championship win made them a standout team in NBA history.

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  • 11. 

    What Philadelphia 76er broke his hand in the 1968 playoffs?

    • A.

      Billy Cunningham

    • B.

      Hal Greer

    • C.

      Wilt Chamberlain

    • D.

      Luke Jackson

    Correct Answer
    A. Billy Cunningham
    Explanation
    Billy Cunningham broke his hand in the 1968 playoffs.

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  • 12. 

    Who did the Philadelphia 76ers meet in the 1977 Eastern Conference finals?

    • A.

      Houston Rockets

    • B.

      Indiana Pacers

    • C.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • D.

      Detroit Pistons

    Correct Answer
    A. Houston Rockets
    Explanation
    In the 1977 Eastern Conference finals, the Philadelphia 76ers met the Houston Rockets.

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  • 13. 

    The Washington Bullets eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers from the 1978 playoffs in how many games?

    • A.

      7 Games

    • B.

      6 Games

    • C.

      3 Games

    • D.

      4 Games

    Correct Answer
    B. 6 Games
    Explanation
    The Washington Bullets eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers from the 1978 playoffs in 6 games. This means that the Bullets won four out of the seven games played in the series, while the 76ers only won two. As a result, the Bullets advanced to the next round of the playoffs while the 76ers were eliminated.

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  • 14. 

    By what margin did the Philadelphia 76ers lose the last game of their playoff run in 1964?

    • A.

      99-82

    • B.

      82-56

    • C.

      130-124

    • D.

      156-98

    Correct Answer
    C. 130-124
    Explanation
    In the last game of their playoff run in 1964, the Philadelphia 76ers lost by a margin of 6 points. The final score was 130-124, with the opposing team scoring 130 points and the 76ers scoring 124 points.

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  • 15. 

    How many games did it take for the Bucks to eliminate the Philadelphia 76ers from the 1970 playoffs?

    • A.

      5 Games

    • B.

      2 Games

    • C.

      3 Games

    • D.

      7 Games

    Correct Answer
    A. 5 Games
    Explanation
    The Bucks took 5 games to eliminate the Philadelphia 76ers from the 1970 playoffs.

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