The Ultimate NBA - Houston Rockets Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Besides Shane Battier, which other Houston Rocket didn't miss a game in 2006-07 through 7 playoffs?

    • A.

      Rafer Alston

    • B.

      Juwan Howard

    • C.

      Luther Head

    • D.

      Chuck Hayes

    Correct Answer
    A. Rafer Alston
    Explanation
    Rafer Alston is the correct answer because he is the only player listed who didn't miss a game in the 2006-07 season through the 7 playoffs. The other players listed, Juwan Howard, Luther Head, and Chuck Hayes, may have missed games during that time period.

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  • 2. 

    Which NBA player made a stereotypical comment to Yao Ming which Yao just brushed off with a joke?

    • A.

      Shaquille O'Neal

    • B.

      Steve Francis

    • C.

      Tim Thomas

    • D.

      Eddie Curry

    Correct Answer
    A. Shaquille O'Neal
    Explanation
    Shaquille O'Neal made a stereotypical comment to Yao Ming which Yao just brushed off with a joke.

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  • 3. 

    Against the Spurs on December 9, 2004, who fouled Houston Rocket Tracy McGrady for a 4-point play?

    • A.

      Tony Parker

    • B.

      Devin Brown

    • C.

      Bruce Bowen

    • D.

      Tim Duncan

    Correct Answer
    D. Tim Duncan
    Explanation
    Tim Duncan fouled Tracy McGrady for a 4-point play against the Spurs on December 9, 2004.

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  • 4. 

    By the end 2006-2007 NBA season, which Houston Rocket had the most NBA All-Star Game appearances?

    • A.

      Dikembe Mutombo

    • B.

      Bonzi Wells

    • C.

      Tracy McGrady

    • D.

      Yao Ming

    Correct Answer
    A. Dikembe Mutombo
    Explanation
    Dikembe Mutombo had the most NBA All-Star Game appearances by the end of the 2006-2007 NBA season.

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  • 5. 

    In the 2006-2007 NBA season, the Houston Rockets had two European players both from which country?

    • A.

      Greece

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Romania

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    A. Greece
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Greece because in the 2006-2007 NBA season, the Houston Rockets had two European players from Greece.

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  • 6. 

    Who else did the Houston Rockets consider before drafting Yao Ming with the 1st pick in 2002?

    • A.

      Tayshaun Prince

    • B.

      Amare Stoudemire

    • C.

      Carlos Boozer

    • D.

      Caron Butler

    Correct Answer
    B. Amare Stoudemire
    Explanation
    The Houston Rockets considered Amare Stoudemire before drafting Yao Ming with the 1st pick in 2002. This suggests that Stoudemire was a highly regarded player and a potential option for the team.

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  • 7. 

    Which college did Houston Rocket Steve Francis transfer to after his freshman year?

    • A.

      Duke University

    • B.

      University Of Connecticut

    • C.

      University Of North Carolina

    • D.

      University Of Maryland

    Correct Answer
    D. University Of Maryland
    Explanation
    Steve Francis transferred to the University of Maryland after his freshman year.

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  • 8. 

    The general manager of the Shanghai Sharks pushed Yao Ming into the NBA draft as early as what year?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      1998

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    D. 1999
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1999. This suggests that the general manager of the Shanghai Sharks pushed Yao Ming into the NBA draft in the year 1999.

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  • 9. 

    Which Houston Rockets bench player played in all but 2 games in the 2004-2005 season?

    • A.

      Dikembe Mutombo

    • B.

      David Wesley

    • C.

      Scott Padgett

    • D.

      Ryan Bowen

    Correct Answer
    A. Dikembe Mutombo
    Explanation
    Dikembe Mutombo is the correct answer because he played in all but 2 games in the 2004-2005 season. This information is explicitly stated in the question.

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  • 10. 

    Which player had to temporarily wear a mask after taking an elbow from Dikembe Mutombo?

    • A.

      Michael Jordan

    • B.

      Lebron James

    • C.

      Vince Carter

    • D.

      Michael Redd

    Correct Answer
    B. Lebron James
    Explanation
    LeBron James had to temporarily wear a mask after taking an elbow from Dikembe Mutombo.

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  • 11. 

    Along with Steve Francis and Cuttino Mobley, which player was sent to the Orlando Magic in June 2004?

    • A.

      Reece Gaines

    • B.

      Mike James

    • C.

      Eddie Griffin

    • D.

      Kelvin Cato

    Correct Answer
    D. Kelvin Cato
    Explanation
    Kelvin Cato was sent to the Orlando Magic in June 2004 along with Steve Francis and Cuttino Mobley.

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  • 12. 

    Former Houston Rockets player Juwan Howard was caught on video stealing what?

    • A.

      Wallet

    • B.

      Sports Car

    • C.

      Sunglasses

    • D.

      Alcoholic Beverage

    Correct Answer
    C. Sunglasses
    Explanation
    The former Houston Rockets player, Juwan Howard, was caught on video stealing sunglasses.

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  • 13. 

    Which Houston Rockets player signed a lifetime contract with Adidas?

    • A.

      Yao Ming

    • B.

      Steve Francis

    • C.

      Scottie Pippen

    • D.

      Tracy McGrady

    Correct Answer
    D. Tracy McGrady
    Explanation
    Tracy McGrady is the correct answer because he signed a lifetime contract with Adidas. This means that he agreed to exclusively wear and promote Adidas products throughout his career and beyond. This type of contract is a testament to McGrady's popularity and marketability as a player.

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  • 14. 

    Who got into a fight with the Houston Rockets' Ralph Sampson in the 1986 NBA Finals?

    • A.

      Kevin McHale

    • B.

      Jerry Sichting

    • C.

      Dennis Rodman

    • D.

      Dennis Johnson

    Correct Answer
    B. Jerry Sichting
    Explanation
    Jerry Sichting got into a fight with the Houston Rockets' Ralph Sampson in the 1986 NBA Finals.

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  • 15. 

    After winning their 2nd NBA title, what was the Rockets' seeding in the playoffs?

    • A.

      7th Seed

    • B.

      5th Seed

    • C.

      4th Seed

    • D.

      6th Seed

    Correct Answer
    D. 6th Seed
    Explanation
    After winning their 2nd NBA title, the Rockets were seeded 6th in the playoffs. This means that they were ranked as the 6th best team among all the teams that qualified for the playoffs that year. The seeding is determined based on regular season performance, with higher-seeded teams having performed better and earning home-court advantage in the playoffs.

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