Ultimate NBA Quiz: Philadelphia 76ers! Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Which bank was the original title sponsor for the Philadelphia 76ers arena that opened in 1996?

    • A.

      Wachovia

    • B.

      First Union

    • C.

      National City

    • D.

      CoreStates

    Correct Answer
    D. CoreStates
    Explanation
    CoreStates was the original title sponsor for the Philadelphia 76ers arena that opened in 1996.

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  • 2. 

    The Philadelphia 76ers mascot is what type of animal?

    • A.

      Eagle

    • B.

      Gorilla

    • C.

      Dog

    • D.

      Rabbit

    Correct Answer
    D. Rabbit
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia 76ers mascot is a rabbit.

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  • 3. 

    Which player was named MVP when the Philadelphia 76ers won the 1983 NBA Finals?

    • A.

      Maurice Cheeks

    • B.

      Julius Erving

    • C.

      Moses Malone

    • D.

      Bobby Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Moses Malone
    Explanation
    Moses Malone was named MVP when the Philadelphia 76ers won the 1983 NBA Finals. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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  • 4. 

    Which coach led the Philadelphia 76ers to their first NBA Finals victory?

    • A.

      Larry Brown

    • B.

      Dolph Schayes

    • C.

      Alex Hannum

    • D.

      Billy Cunningham

    Correct Answer
    C. Alex Hannum
    Explanation
    Alex Hannum is the correct answer because he was the coach who led the Philadelphia 76ers to their first NBA Finals victory. He coached the team during the 1966-1967 season and guided them to a 68-13 regular season record. Under Hannum's leadership, the 76ers went on to defeat the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Division Finals and then swept the San Francisco Warriors in the NBA Finals to claim their first championship in franchise history.

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  • 5. 

    During the 2004-2005 season, the Philadelphia 76ers acquired which former All-Star power forward?

    • A.

      Karl Malone

    • B.

      Kevin Garnett

    • C.

      Chris Webber

    • D.

      Derrick Coleman

    Correct Answer
    C. Chris Webber
    Explanation
    During the 2004-2005 season, the Philadelphia 76ers acquired Chris Webber, a former All-Star power forward. This acquisition was significant for the team as Webber brought experience, skill, and leadership to the roster. Webber's presence on the court helped the 76ers improve their performance and provided them with a strong presence in the frontcourt.

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  • 6. 

    Which Philadelphia 76er was arrested in 2002 for pointing a gun at his wife?

    • A.

      Derrick Coleman

    • B.

      George Lynch

    • C.

      Eric Snow

    • D.

      Allen Iverson

    Correct Answer
    D. Allen Iverson
    Explanation
    Allen Iverson was arrested in 2002 for pointing a gun at his wife. This incident occurred during his time playing for the Philadelphia 76ers. Iverson, known for his controversial off-court behavior, faced legal consequences for his actions.

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  • 7. 

    Who led the 2006-2007 Philadelphia 76ers with 1,386 points during the regular season?

    • A.

      Andre Miller

    • B.

      Allen Iverson

    • C.

      Kyle Korver

    • D.

      Andre Iguodala

    Correct Answer
    D. Andre Iguodala
    Explanation
    Andre Iguodala led the 2006-2007 Philadelphia 76ers with 1,386 points during the regular season. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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  • 8. 

    Which Philadelphia 76er led the NBA in offensive rebounds from 1986-1989?

    • A.

      Moses Malone

    • B.

      Charles Barkley

    • C.

      Dikembe Mutombo

    • D.

      Manute Bol

    Correct Answer
    B. Charles Barkley
    Explanation
    Charles Barkley led the NBA in offensive rebounds from 1986-1989. He was known for his aggressive playing style and ability to dominate the boards. Barkley's combination of strength, athleticism, and determination allowed him to consistently outwork opponents for offensive rebounds during this time period. His rebounding prowess was a key factor in his overall success as a player and helped establish him as one of the top power forwards of his era.

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  • 9. 

    Who averaged 22 points per game to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to their 1967 championship?

    • A.

      Maurice Cheeks

    • B.

      Hal Greer

    • C.

      Charles Barkley

    • D.

      Bobby Jones

    Correct Answer
    B. Hal Greer
    Explanation
    Hal Greer averaged 22 points per game to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to their 1967 championship.

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  • 10. 

    Who defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1977 NBA championship series?

    • A.

      New York Knicks

    • B.

      Portland Trailblazers

    • C.

      Atlanta Hawks

    • D.

      Miami Heat

    Correct Answer
    B. Portland Trailblazers
    Explanation
    In the 1977 NBA championship series, the Philadelphia 76ers were defeated by the Portland Trailblazers.

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  • 11. 

    What Philadelphia 76er scored 1,876 career points in 92 playoff games with the team?

    • A.

      Hal Greer

    • B.

      Moses Malone

    • C.

      Billy Cunningham

    • D.

      Wilt Chamberlain

    Correct Answer
    A. Hal Greer
    Explanation
    Hal Greer is the correct answer because he scored 1,876 career points in 92 playoff games with the Philadelphia 76ers. This indicates that Greer had a successful playoff career with the team, consistently contributing points to their overall performance.

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  • 12. 

    What was the motto for the determined 1977-78 Philadelphia 76ers?

    • A.

      You Owe Us One

    • B.

      We Owe You One

    • C.

      We'll Get Even Soon

    • D.

      We're Even Now

    Correct Answer
    B. We Owe You One
    Explanation
    The motto "We Owe You One" suggests that the Philadelphia 76ers had a determination to repay a debt or favor to someone. This implies that they were motivated to work hard and give their best effort in order to achieve success and make up for any past shortcomings.

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  • 13. 

    Who coached the Philadelphia 76ers during their 1966-67 season?

    • A.

      Alex Hannum

    • B.

      Billy Cunningham

    • C.

      Gene Shue

    • D.

      George Dunto Widener

    Correct Answer
    A. Alex Hannum
    Explanation
    Alex Hannum coached the Philadelphia 76ers during their 1966-67 season. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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  • 14. 

    What rookie was on the 1985 Philadelphia 76ers squad which went to the Eastern Conference finals?

    • A.

      Julius Erving

    • B.

      Dana Barros

    • C.

      Charles Barkley

    • D.

      Allen Iverson

    Correct Answer
    C. Charles Barkley
    Explanation
    Charles Barkley was a rookie on the 1985 Philadelphia 76ers squad that went to the Eastern Conference finals. He joined the team in 1984 after being drafted as the 5th overall pick. Barkley made an immediate impact with his strong rebounding and scoring ability, helping the 76ers reach the conference finals. This marked the beginning of Barkley's successful career in the NBA, where he would go on to become one of the greatest power forwards of all time.

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  • 15. 

    In the first 2001 playoff game, the Philadelphia 76ers wasted a lead of how many points to lose?

    • A.

      30 Points

    • B.

      9 Points

    • C.

      5 Points

    • D.

      18 Points

    Correct Answer
    D. 18 Points
    Explanation
    In the first 2001 playoff game, the Philadelphia 76ers lost the game after wasting a lead of 18 points. This means that they were ahead by 18 points at some point during the game but were unable to maintain their lead and ended up losing the game.

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