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  • 1. 

    In January of 2013, the Detroit Pistons made a 3-way trade with which teams?

    • A.

      Hawks and Bucks

    • B.

      Thunder and Heat

    • C.

      Grizzlies and Raptors

    • D.

      Spurs and Mavericks

    Correct Answer
    C. Grizzlies and Raptors
    Explanation
    In January of 2013, the Detroit Pistons made a 3-way trade with the Grizzlies and Raptors.

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  • 2. 

    What team did Brad Stevens take over as the new head coach in 2013?

    • A.

      Boston Celtics

    • B.

      Cleveland Cavaliers

    • C.

      Detroit Pistons

    • D.

      Orlando Magic

    Correct Answer
    A. Boston Celtics
    Explanation
    In 2013, Brad Stevens took over as the new head coach of the Boston Celtics.

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  • 3. 

    Whose contract not renewed as head coach by the Brooklyn Nets in 2013?

    • A.

      Patrick Ewing

    • B.

      Maurice Cheeks

    • C.

      P. J. Carlesimo

    • D.

      George Karl

    Correct Answer
    C. P. J. Carlesimo
    Explanation
    P. J. Carlesimo's contract was not renewed as head coach by the Brooklyn Nets in 2013.

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  • 4. 

    Who was fired as the Bobcats' head coach in April 2013?

    • A.

      Rich Cho

    • B.

      Byron Scott

    • C.

      Michael Jordan

    • D.

      Mike Dunlap

    Correct Answer
    D. Mike Dunlap
    Explanation
    Mike Dunlap was fired as the Bobcats' head coach in April 2013. This decision was likely made due to the team's poor performance under his leadership. The Bobcats may have been looking for a change in coaching strategy or a fresh start with a new coach.

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  • 5. 

    Who is the ex-Los Angeles Lakers head coach that took over the head coaching job at Cleveland?

    • A.

      Phil Jackson

    • B.

      Mike Brown

    • C.

      Bernie Bickerstaff

    • D.

      Jerry West

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Brown
    Explanation
    Mike Brown is the correct answer because he is the ex-Los Angeles Lakers head coach who took over the head coaching job at Cleveland. He coached the Lakers from 2005 to 2011 and then became the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2013.

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  • 6. 

    In 2013, Mo Cheeks was named as head coach of the Pistons, what other team has he been a head coach for?

    • A.

      Knicks

    • B.

      Heat

    • C.

      Mavericks

    • D.

      Sixers

    Correct Answer
    D. Sixers
    Explanation
    Mo Cheeks has been a head coach for the Sixers.

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  • 7. 

    Michael Malone took over the head coaching job for which team in June 2013?

    • A.

      Sacramento Kings

    • B.

      Philadelphia 76ers

    • C.

      Milwaukee Bucks

    • D.

      Indiana Pacers

    Correct Answer
    A. Sacramento Kings
    Explanation
    In June 2013, Michael Malone took over the head coaching job for the Sacramento Kings.

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  • 8. 

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

    • A.

      Paul Pierce

    • B.

      Dwight Howard

    • C.

      Samuel Dalembert

    • D.

      Marc Gasol

    Correct Answer
    D. Marc Gasol
    Explanation
    Marc Gasol ended up with a higher Player Efficiency Rating for the 2012-13 regular season compared to Paul Pierce, Dwight Howard, and Samuel Dalembert. Player Efficiency Rating (PER) is a measure of a player's overall effectiveness on the court, taking into account various statistics such as points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks. Gasol's higher PER indicates that he had a more impactful and efficient performance during that season compared to the other players listed.

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  • 9. 

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

    • A.

      Samuel Dalembert

    • B.

      Dwyane Wade

    • C.

      LeBron James

    • D.

      Tyson Chandler

    Correct Answer
    C. LeBron James
    Explanation
    LeBron James had a higher Player Efficiency Rating (PER) than Samuel Dalembert, Dwyane Wade, and Tyson Chandler for the 2012-13 regular season. PER is a measure of a player's overall contribution to the game, taking into account various statistical categories such as points, rebounds, assists, and efficiency. Given LeBron James' exceptional performance during that season, it is reasonable to conclude that he had a higher PER than the other players mentioned.

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  • 10. 

    The Indiana Pacers finished in first place in which division in 2012-13?

    • A.

      Central

    • B.

      Southeast

    • C.

      Atlantic

    • D.

      Pacific

    Correct Answer
    A. Central
    Explanation
    The Indiana Pacers finished in first place in the Central division in the 2012-13 season. This means that they had the best win-loss record among all the teams in the Central division during that season.

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  • 11. 

    The Indiana Pacers' most common lineup for 2012-13 featured which player starting at center?

    • A.

      Tyler Hansbrough

    • B.

      David West

    • C.

      George Hill

    • D.

      Roy Hibbert

    Correct Answer
    D. Roy Hibbert
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Roy Hibbert. In the 2012-13 season, Roy Hibbert was the starting center for the Indiana Pacers. He was known for his defensive prowess and shot-blocking ability, which made him an integral part of the team's lineup. Hibbert played a crucial role in the Pacers' success during that season, helping them reach the Eastern Conference Finals.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the only player on the 2012-13 Milwaukee Bucks roster that was over 7 feet tall?

    • A.

      Joel Przybilla

    • B.

      Monta Ellis

    • C.

      Ishmael Smith

    • D.

      Brandon Jennings

    Correct Answer
    A. Joel Przybilla
    Explanation
    Joel Przybilla was the only player on the 2012-13 Milwaukee Bucks roster who was over 7 feet tall. This means that he was the tallest player on the team during that season.

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  • 13. 

    Which Milwaukee Bucks head coach resigned midway through the 2012-13 season?

    • A.

      Terry Stotts

    • B.

      Frank Johnson

    • C.

      Jim Boylan

    • D.

      Scott Skiles

    Correct Answer
    D. Scott Skiles
    Explanation
    Scott Skiles is the correct answer because he resigned as the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks midway through the 2012-13 season. This suggests that there may have been some internal issues or disagreements that led to his resignation.

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  • 14. 

    Who on the Atlanta Hawks' 2012-13 roster made at least one three-pointer in his final 73 games of the regular season?

    • A.

      Josh Smith

    • B.

      Al Horford

    • C.

      John Jenkins

    • D.

      Kyle Korver

    Correct Answer
    D. Kyle Korver
    Explanation
    Kyle Korver is the correct answer because he made at least one three-pointer in his final 73 games of the regular season. This means that in every game he played during that season, he successfully made at least one shot from behind the three-point line.

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  • 15. 

    Which Hall of Fame player was an assistant coach for the Charlotte Bobcats during the 2012-13 season?

    • A.

      Larry Bird

    • B.

      Julius Erving

    • C.

      Patrick Ewing

    • D.

      Michael Jordan

    Correct Answer
    C. Patrick Ewing
    Explanation
    During the 2012-13 season, Patrick Ewing was an assistant coach for the Charlotte Bobcats. Ewing is a Hall of Fame player known for his successful career as a center in the NBA. He played for teams like the New York Knicks and the Orlando Magic before transitioning into coaching. Ewing's presence as an assistant coach for the Bobcats during that season adds to his impressive basketball resume.

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