The Ultimate NBA Trivia: Houston Rockets! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    To support the family, Tracy McGrady's mother made a daily 90-minute commute to get to her job where?

    • A.

      Disney Land

    • B.

      Cedar Point

    • C.

      Disney World

    • D.

      Six Flags

    Correct Answer
    C. Disney World
    Explanation
    Tracy McGrady's mother made a daily 90-minute commute to get to her job at Disney World.

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  • 2. 

    Tracy McGrady considered attending Florida State and what another college before being drafted?

    • A.

      U Of Florida

    • B.

      Ohio State

    • C.

      U Of Michigan

    • D.

      Kentucky

    Correct Answer
    D. Kentucky
    Explanation
    Tracy McGrady, before being drafted, considered attending the University of Florida, Ohio State University, the University of Michigan, and Kentucky.

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  • 3. 

    What was Tracy McGrady the youngest player to do since the NBA/ABA merger?

    • A.

      Avg 30 Ppg

    • B.

      Avg 35 Ppg

    • C.

      Avg 20 Ppg

    • D.

      Avg 25 Ppg

    Correct Answer
    A. Avg 30 Ppg
    Explanation
    Tracy McGrady became the youngest player to average 30 points per game since the NBA/ABA merger. This means that at a young age, McGrady consistently scored an average of 30 points per game, which is a remarkable achievement.

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  • 4. 

    Which widely-criticized call against the Jazz did Jeff Van Gundy make during the 2007 NBA playoffs?

    • A.

      Foul

    • B.

      Trap

    • C.

      Man On Man

    • D.

      Zone

    Correct Answer
    B. Trap
    Explanation
    During the 2007 NBA playoffs, Jeff Van Gundy made a widely-criticized call against the Jazz by suggesting a "Trap" defense. This defensive strategy involves two defenders aggressively double-teaming the ball handler in an attempt to force a turnover. However, this call was heavily criticized because it left other offensive players open and allowed the opposing team to exploit the defensive gaps. Many argued that a different defensive approach would have been more effective and less risky.

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  • 5. 

    Who was Yao Ming's best friend on the Chinese national team?

    • A.

      Liu Wei

    • B.

      Yue Sun

    • C.

      Yi Jianlian

    • D.

      Wang Zhizhi

    Correct Answer
    A. Liu Wei
    Explanation
    Yao Ming's best friend on the Chinese national team was Liu Wei.

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  • 6. 

    Who is Shane Battier's favorite music artist?

    • A.

      The Supremes

    • B.

      The Temptations

    • C.

      Marvin Gaye

    • D.

      Smokey Robinson

    Correct Answer
    C. Marvin Gaye
    Explanation
    Shane Battier's favorite music artist is Marvin Gaye.

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  • 7. 

    Which Rockets player was electrocuted by a water fountain at a charity baseball game in June 2006?

    • A.

      Rafer Alston

    • B.

      Luther Head

    • C.

      Tracy McGrady

    • D.

      Chuck Hayes

    Correct Answer
    D. Chuck Hayes
    Explanation
    Chuck Hayes was electrocuted by a water fountain at a charity baseball game in June 2006.

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  • 8. 

    In the 2003-2004 NBA season, who was the only Houston Rocket not to miss a game?

    • A.

      Cuttino Mobley

    • B.

      Yao Ming

    • C.

      Steve Francis

    • D.

      Jim Jackson

    Correct Answer
    B. Yao Ming
    Explanation
    Yao Ming was the only Houston Rocket who did not miss a game in the 2003-2004 NBA season. This means that he played in every single game throughout the season without any absences.

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  • 9. 

    As a senior, Houston Rocket Tracy McGrady played in all five positions at which high school?

    • A.

      Durham High School

    • B.

      Oak Hill Academy

    • C.

      Mt. Zion Christian Academy

    • D.

      Auburndale High School

    Correct Answer
    C. Mt. Zion Christian Academy
    Explanation
    Tracy McGrady played basketball at Mt. Zion Christian Academy in high school. This suggests that he had the opportunity to play in all five positions during his time there.

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  • 10. 

    Which Houston Rocket appeared at the State of the Union Address in January 2007?

    • A.

      Yao Ming

    • B.

      Dikembe Mutombo

    • C.

      Bob Sura

    • D.

      Tracy McGrady

    Correct Answer
    B. Dikembe Mutombo
    Explanation
    Dikembe Mutombo appeared at the State of the Union Address in January 2007.

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  • 11. 

    On December 9, 2004, Tracy McGrady scored 13 points in the last 35 seconds against which NBA team?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • B.

      San Antonio Spurs

    • C.

      Golden State Warriors

    • D.

      Dallas Mavericks

    Correct Answer
    B. San Antonio Spurs
    Explanation
    Tracy McGrady scored 13 points in the last 35 seconds against the San Antonio Spurs. This feat is considered one of the most impressive scoring bursts in NBA history. McGrady's incredible performance helped his team, the Houston Rockets, secure a stunning comeback victory.

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  • 12. 

    Yao Ming suffered a broken foot on April 11th, 2006 against which team?

    • A.

      New Orleans Hornets

    • B.

      Utah Jazz

    • C.

      San Antonio Spurs

    • D.

      Dallas Mavericks

    Correct Answer
    B. Utah Jazz
    Explanation
    Yao Ming suffered a broken foot on April 11th, 2006 against the Utah Jazz.

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